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Become an Instructor

Now you can lead a unique total body workout + music experience that will help your students go further and transform the way they train.

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Expand Your Fitness Knowledge

These are the skills you’ll master in your intensive 1-day training to become a STRONG by Zumba® Instructor.

  • Optimizing Bodyweight Training

    Go deep into the science behind high-intensity cardio and bodyweight training.

  • Moving in Sync with Music

    Discover how combining moves with perfectly synced music increases the efficiency of a workout.

  • Customizing your Class

    Learn progressions and modifications to tailor your class to your students’ different fitness levels.

  • Preventing Injuries

    Review physiology, bio-mechanics, and movement fundamentals to prevent fitness injuries.

We’re With You Through Every Beat - And Every Burpee.

Getting your STRONG by Zumba® teaching license is just the beginning of your instructor journey. We’ve got you covered with support and learning tools that are unparalleled in the group fitness arena. You’ll not only be prepared to teach but to pack your classes and thrive as a successful instructor.

  • E-Learning

    Online course focused on the foundational moves and the science behind the high-intensity workouts.

  • Training Recap

    A video review of everything you learned in your live training.

  • My First Class

    One full hour of STRONG by Zumba® music and moves so you can start teaching right away.

  • STRONG by Zumba® Network

    Become eligible to join the SYNC Network and get ongoing content, support, and tools to ensure your long-term success.

As with all high level fitness trainings that require high exertion and physical demand, we strongly recommend you take additional fitness certifications to ensure safe fitness practice.

Completing your STRONG by Zumba® training counts towards your Continuing Education Credits (CEC) which keep your fitness certifications (like ACE and AFAA) in good standing.

Train with the Best

Our STRONG by Zumba® Master Trainers are the gold star standard of group fitness educators. Each Master Trainer has an impressive background in fitness education and holds multiple teaching and safety certifications. More than trainers, they are mentors who become personally invested in seeing you succeed.

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FAQs

Are there any prerequisites to taking a STRONG by Zumba® training?

As with all high level fitness trainings that require high exertion and physical demand, we strongly recommend you take additional fitness certifications to ensure safe fitness practice.

Depending on your country or facility center, you may need a general group exercise certificate or other certifications. It is your responsibility to be informed of, comply with, or obtain any regulatory, tax, fitness, or education requirements, qualifications, certifications or licenses needed to conduct business or teach STRONG by Zumba® classes according to the laws and regulations where you conduct business or teach. Be sure to check with your government or local guidelines to see what the requirements are in order for you to teach.

Do I receive any certification credits for completing the STRONG by Zumba® Instructor Training?

Yes, the training and e-learning qualify you for additional credits, including ACE, AFAA, Can Fit Pro, REPS and Fitness Australia where applicable. Depending on your country, there are additional credits from other certifying agencies. Find a training in your area and check the individual training details for exact credits.

Can I set my own hours and rates for STRONG by Zumba® classes?

Instructors act as independent contractors, giving you the freedom to set your own schedule, rates, terms and agreements.

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