I’m Karen Hellekson. This blog is for my job teaching aerobics. I’m certified as a group fitness instructor through AFAA, which requires CPR/First Aid. I am a member of the Zumba Instructor Network (ZIN); my profile is here. I have been teaching group fitness since 2001 and have my own liability insurance.
I am currently actively teaching the following specialty classes: Aqua Zumba, PiYo Live, STRONG by Zumba, Zumba Gold.
I am licensed for the following specialty classes but do not teach them regularly: Piloxing, Piloxing Knockout, Zumba Kids and Zumba Kids Jr., Zumba Sentao, Zumba Step, Zumba Toning, regular Zumba.
I can also teach the following classes, but I do not have any particular license for them: Step, kickboxing, circuit, free weights and cardio, metabolic conditioning, deep stretch, basic Pilates, Tabata.
You may visit me at karenhellekson.com if you want to see what other hats I wear!