Welcome to Dance4Ever Community!
About our instructor
My other UK qualifications:
I belong to REPs which is The Register of Exercise Professionals.
- Membership of REPs provide assurance and confidence to consumers, employers and health professions that all registered exercise professionals are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform their roles
Being a member of REPs means that an instructor has: REPs Registered– Met the agreed National Occupational Standards, which describe the knowledge, competence and skills of good practice; Hold recognised and approved qualifications, like Level 2 Exercise to Music (ETM) and First Aid; Are competent in the work place; Are committed to ongoing professional development; Have insurance
The REPS website is at : www.exerciseregister.org
WHAT IS THE ZIN™ PROGRAM?
The Zumba® Instructor Network (ZIN™) is a network for professional Zumba instructors.
Only ZIN Members can access the full power of the Zumba brand, and get exclusive resources to become successful instructors, entrepreneurs and community leaders. As well as some other benefits:
– Zumba® instructor licenses that don’t expire as long as you’re a ZIN Member in good standing
– Fresh, high-quality choreography and music delivered directly to ZIN Members
– Access to speciality training programs like Zumba® Toning and Aqua Zumba® that can expand teaching opportunities
– Free, printable Zumba-branded marketing materials to give you a professional edge
– Access to ZIN Jam™ sessions
– Advertise my classes on Zumba.com
Which covered: Nutrition and Teenagers, Nutrition and Adults, Nutrition in Later Years, Nutrition and Weight Loss, as well as Specialist Diets, and Sports and Nutrition.
Being an instructor I felt I wanted not just to have knowledge in the dance programs I teach but also in Nutrition, as the two are so closely related.
July 2014 Zumba Instructor Academy at EXCEL London
Two days of learning, moving and networking with world-class Zumba presenters, local Zumba Education Specialists and fellow instructor Network Members
In April 2015 I completed my certification in Level 3 Award in Education and Training at Farnborough College.
Formerly known as PTLLS, the Award in Education and Training is designed to enable a wide range of students to undertake teaching, training or learning tasks relevant to their own training or teaching situation. It is recommended for all teachers new to the sector whether in further education, adult and community learning, work-based learning or other parts of the learning and skills sector.
The award is designed to develop the candidates’ ability to:Identify students’ needs, backgrounds and aspirations
Define basic principles of teaching and learning in relation to teaching/training
Demonstrate in their planning, delivery and evaluation a regard for equal opportunities and health and safety legislation
Develop their skills in devising programmes and schemes of work
Adopt a systematic approach to planning learning sessions by reference to a variety of methods, and to develop innovation in their teaching/training
Design, make and use a range of teaching and learning materials, using their own creative and information technology skills
Develop their key skills
Apply communication skills in teaching and training
Design and apply appropriate means of assessing their own learners