Celina M Villarroel Whiting
Please note that Celina is away for the month of July. As such, her classes on Monday 7PM Reggaetón and Wednesday 6PM Hip-Hop will be taught by Tereza Paraschivescu, and Lennora Esi will teach Tuesday 6PM Dance Build Up. Celina will return to teaching in August.
Celina’s dance journey began at the age of 8 with training in Modern dance, which then quickly expanded to include Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Street dance, Hip Hop, Salsa, Ballroom, West Coast Swing, Afro fusion and Brazilian Samba. As a talented professional dancer and instructor, her credits include music videos, corporate performances, live shows and dance competitions. (more…)
Clara Ruiz-Larrea Medina
Clara is what we like to call a ball of energy wrapped up in perseverance. A competitive gymnast from the ages of 3 to 18, she has also done ballet for about 8 years to strengthen her technique. However, cheerleading is what won her heart: her team was the first in her team to complete The Cheerleading Worlds, the highest rated cheerleading competition in the world. This aspect of her life has been ongoing for over 4.5 years. (more…)
Born and raised in Mexico City and being a daughter of a Mexican Fitness Instructor, Marisol’s passion for dance and fitness has been a part of her life, even before she was born. Marisol has a strong dance and fitness background, with over 10 years of experience teaching and performing. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a Minor in Arts in 2007. (more…)
Elizabeth Leon is our very own Colombian girl, born to live and breathe music – it literally flows through her body! She has always believed in the importance of staying fit, through eating right and exercising. Combine that with her insatiable passion for dance and fitness and you’ve got one star Zumba® Instructor and Certified CANFITPRO Fitness Instructor Specialist! (more…)
Lennora Esi was born in Filderstadt, Germany in 1991. At the age of eleven, she was introduced to the world of musicals and instantly fell in love with the performing arts. Throughout her teenage years, she took singing and piano lessons, starred in musicals and theater plays, all the while taking different dance classes. (more…)
Born in the Philippines, raised in Canada, and trained by Zumba, Roslyn is our suave, energetic, fun, friendly and super talented Zumba Instructor! She loves to travel and experience different cultures through food, Zumba and dance styles, and music around the world. She stays current with the latest Zumba trends, adds her own twists and throws in a few creative surprises. Active in the community through charities and fundraising events, she loves helping out and leading by example. (more…)
Gabriela is a passionate Zumba instructor who loves Salsa and Latin rhythms! Born in Venezuela, she began to love dance at a very young age. But it isn’t until she moved to Canada 4 years ago that she discovered Zumba. That day, rather than feeling overwhelmed by the cardio aspect of the format, she realized how much dance makes her happy and that she no longer wanted to part from it. From that moment on, she decided to become a Zumba instructor. (more…)
Alejandra is UX Designer by trade and wanna-be-dancer by passion. She was born and raised in Mexico City and found Zumba by chance during a low-point in her life.
She was at the gym one day on a treadmill bored to her core and depressed because her best friend had moved to another town, when she heard Latin music, followed it and joined her first class. Ale was hooked instantly. Ale believes music is in her veins and especially likes that it makes her feel alive. (more…)