MEET THE TEAM

APRIL

HIP HOP CARDIO
April Matthews is from Grapevine, TX. She moved to Houston in 2003 when she began her undergraduate degree at the University of Houston where she was on the Spirit of Houston Cougar Dolls Dance Team from 2004-2007. April enjoys exercise and dancing and has been a Certified Zumba Instructor since 2010.

APRIL K.

FLEX LAB
April Kaminski is a certified group fitness instructor with 8 years and over 5000+ hours of teaching experience is women’s dance, movement and flexibility.

ARTI

BOLLYWOOD
For as long as Arti can remember, she has been dancing. She is fluent in various dance styles including Bollywood, Kathak, and Bharatnatyam. After graduating, she taught Bollywood dance at a variety of dance schools and eventually started an organization named DanceParti. DanceParti was established to teach everyone Bollywood inspired workouts while donating 100% of the funds raised per class to different charities.

CHRISTINA

SAMBA | NUTRITIONIST
Christina comes to us with over 10 years of movement experience and exploration. Not only is she a presenter of Afro Caribbean folk dance and Rio style Brazilian Samba, but she is also a Certified NASM Personal Trainer, Certified AFAA Group Exercise Instructor and a Dot Fit Certified Nutrition Specialist. Christina believes that “Everyone can attain their fitness and health goals with the right support, guidance and motivation.”

ENA

GENTLE YOGA | YOGA FLOW
Ena is a powerful and inspiring yoga teacher whose intention is to be of service to her students by empowering them to close the gap between what is happening and what is possible. Her favorite thing about yoga is that it combines the power of movement, breath, meditation, and self-inquiry to elevate us to reclaim our full potential, discover our creativity, awaken our passion, create authenticity, confidence and possibility. She is originally from Colombia, loves cats, being outdoors, and reading good books!

GIGI

YOGA | ART
Georgianna (“Gigi”) is an artist who fell in love with Yoga since the moment she stepped on her first Vinyasa Yoga class few years ago. Yoga has changed her life in every aspect, and she decided to get certified to share with the community her love, passion and benefits of yoga. She received her 200 hr Yoga Certification with Lex Gillan and she’s registered with Yoga Alliance and The National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers. She likes to bring mindfulness and gratitude to each class and assist in bringing out the fun and greatness inside us.

JENNIFER

BALLET | BODY CONDITIONING ZUMBINI
Jennifer Colvin is a native Houstonian with a passion for dance and dance education. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and has a wide range of training in various styles such as ballet, contemporary, jazz, modern, South and West African. Outside of dancing, she enjoys her career as a Mathematics & Science teacher and her best job of all is being a mother to her son Karim.

LATASHIA

LET'S GROOVE | CONTEMPORARY MODERN FUSION
Lathasia is a Houston native with Jamaican roots. Her dance life started with Agnes Scott College’s Dance Theatre Company in Decatur, Georgia where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish. She is currently dancing with Statements Dance Company which aims to encourage people to immerse themselves in challenging experiences through the witness of authentic and powerful movement. Always allowing Afro-Caribbean culture to influence her modern dance training, her style can only be described as unique. When she’s not performing, you can find her in a classroom teaching 6th graders English, teaching in after school dance programs or promoting health fitness through dance in clinics around Houston.

LINDSAY

AFROBEATS
A native of Houston, Texas, LindsaY, M.P.A., M.A. graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in History and minors in Dance and Business Administration. Outside of the Ballet and Graham-based Modern dance program at UH, she trained in Horton with Houston’s Urban Souls Second Company in the 2012-2013 Season. She continued her training in the Diaspora movement of the Caribbean, Brazil, and beyond with Batala Houston and Fanatic Vibez Afro-Caribbean and Afrobeats Dance Company. Most recently, she joined Pretty Cultured—a group of three professional dancers using art to speak on social and cultural topics.

MARTHA

B-MOTION
Martha Fazzoni is a native of Uruguay and has a passion for dancing. She started Zumba as an “easy” form of exercise when she was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes and weighed almost 300 pounds. After 2 years of attending Zumba classes and instructing, she received the news that she was diabetes free and had lost over 70 pounds! Martha is a wife, mother of 4 children, a baker and she loves Masala Bhangra, African and Line Dancing.

NAANA

ZUMBA | DANCELITE | TONIC
Owner and Instructor. Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold Instructor with dance experience in various genres – modern, Brazilian, African, Bollywood, jazz, and lyrical. She is a choreographer and provides services for groups, bridal parties, couples and individuals. She is also the designer and owner of NaRose Designs.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN CLASS!