Saturday, July 28, 2012

The saddest post I"ve ever written...

Next week is my last week teaching at my private studios. I've reached a point in my life where I'm doing too much to do any of it well, and it became painfully apparent when my four year old said "I wish you'd get fired from Zumba so I can see you more nights." Ouch.

Zumba has done so much for me, I am devastated to leave it behind. It has fed more soul so much more than it has helped my body, although those perks were nice too! I will miss dancing with all of you, and seeing you every week, and staying well after class has ended just to gab. You have become some of my dearest friends! PLEASE stay in touch!!

In my departure I plan to :
a. pick up one day time class at Axiom Fitness, because I can't quit entirely... it would kill me.
b. start a new youtube site that has my choreographies, both old and new, so you can still dance with me in your living room.

Stay tuned!!
In the meantime, here is a list of fabulous instructors that are accepting any remaining punches you have left of your cards:

Fit & Sassy
contact: Jeanette Light 208.850.5838

Crystal Markham:

Natalie Wickstrom:
(of all these awesome instructors, I would say Natalie's style most mimics mine with her latin dance background. But each offers something different and exciting, so try them all!)

I LOVE YOU AND WILL MISS YOU ALL!! I'll still be in the circuit! So stay tuned for Master Classes and other big events!!

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Playlist from YL Convention

Hi everyone!! I have had several requests for the playlist from convention, so I am posting it for anyone who wants access! Thanks again for participating! You were rocking!!

1. International Love- Pitbull
2. Oye Baby- Pitbull ft Nicola Fasano
3. Rumour Has It- Adele
4. Guallando- Fulanito
5. Danza Kuduro- Don Omar & Lucenzo
6. T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)-
7. Follow the Leader- Wisin y Yandel ft Jennifer Lopez
8. Cuba Jala- Berna Jam
9. Let's Get Loud- Jennifer Lopez
10. Tightrope- Janelle Monae ft Big Boi
11. Moves Like Jagger- Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera
12. Show Me How you Burlesque- Christina Aguilera
13. Mosa Mosa Asi Voce Me Mata- Michel Telo
14. We Got It (Cadillac)- Toby Love ft Julio Voltio
15. Boyfriend- Justin Bieber

Friday, June 29, 2012

Last Class :(

Today was the last class at the Young Living International Convention. Waaaaaaaaah!!

These people were SO. MUCH. FUN. !!! No matter their age, their dance experience, their fitness level, their gender (wooo hoooo for men that dance!), they were going full force!! Awesome energy (thank goodness, because somebody stayed out dancing salsa until 3am last night...I am not mentioning names), awesome vibe!!

I am real bummed that it's over so quickly! With the great turn outs, and positive feedback, I'd venture to say I'll see you all again next year! In the meantime, find me HERE. You can subscribe to my posts and stay up to date.
Also- I am readily available to travel for Master Classes in your home area! So to the lovely people that said they want to take me back to New York to them... I am TOTALLY GAME!! :)

Best quote of today from one of the men in class this morning: "I ran 10 miles yesterday and didn't sweat nearly this much!!" Aaaaah Zumba® Fitness. You don't even realize you're working out!!

Now I'm off to more Zumba® in SLC tonight with Diosa. Great class last night with Alice Lopez. And more salsa tonight! Great weekend... Burju is performing tonight at DF Studio. Remember my super sexy red stiletto salsa shoes? Yeah, we can thank Burju for designing those beauties, and tonight I'll watch her dance live!! I lead a rough life.
Missing my Boise people!! See you MONDAY!!

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Prepare to slather yourselves with oils...

All my Boise peeps back home.... I MISS YOU!!
On the plus side, I've been attending some of the Young Living Workshops while I'm here, and I am learning new ways to use their essential oils, and incorporate them into be prepared to slather.

It worked!

Turns out those extra two demos last night were well worth the time! We had over 100 Young Living Rockstars in class this morning!! Bright eyed and bushy tailed at 7am! In fact, I had a group already in there claiming their spots before I even got to the room to set up! Love the enthusiasm!!

PS: Find me here...

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

One is good... Three is better!

Scheduled to do one 10 minute Zumba® demo at the Young Living Expo of the international convention, but after seeing how excited the crowd was, the executives asked to add two more demos! Woot!!
What can I say... people LOVE Zumba® Fitness! It's dangerously addictive! And these Young Living People know how to have a good time!

ps find me on Facebook...turns out I'm not a great blogger, but I am a relatively entertaining Facebooker... right guys? right? I'm entertaining RIGHT GUYS?!!

These YL people ROCK!! {Zumba Utah}

Oh. my. goodness!!!
These Young Living distributors ROCK!! This is the first year they've offered Zumba® at the Young Living International Convention, so I wasn't sure what to expect for the turn out....
70+ people on day one at 7am!!! Diffuse a little peppermint oil, and these people were KILLING IT!! Lots and lots of first timers, but they didn't miss a beat! Awe-some!!

Have I mentioned that I really, really, really love my "job" ?!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Fairwell my Zumba Divas (and Divos!)

I am off to teach at the Young Living International Convention. I am SUPER excited, but there is no place like home, and I will miss your shaking booties!! No class this Monday or Wednesday, but we will be moving extra hard on July 2nd to make up for it!
In the meantime... DANCE!!!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Power outage! No Zumba!

Heads up all!! I just got word that the power is out at Pat Harris, which means no music, which means no Zumba.... unless you all want to dance in the dark to me beat boxing. Which you don't. Trust me.
See you all on Wednesday at The Powerhouse where there WILL be power and music and ZUMBA!!1

Saturday, May 26, 2012

No Memorial Day Zumba!

Just a reminder there is NO class this Monday night, due to Memorial Day! Go enjoy the holiday and give gratitude and respect for our fallen soldiers!
See you on Wed!

Monday, May 14, 2012


I thought I posted the cancelation for tonight, but apparently I did not!
Had to cancel this morning due to illness... trust me! You did not want to see my shaking tonight!

HUGE APOLOGIES to anyone who went out to the studio!!

Thursday, May 3, 2012


YES!! There is a killer Groupon deal for The Powerhouse classes right now! And YES the class schedule is on our FB page under the "about" section!

**it is only available for first time participants, so VETERANS!! stay tuned for some killer summer deals coming your way soon!!**

Monday, April 2, 2012

Zumba ON! {Boise Zumba}

Turns out, Zumba Fitness can make you very powerful! However, do not be deceived into thinking that your powerful body can safely pick up super heavy (200lb heavy) things. Did I pick it up? Yes, yes I did. But did I hurt myself in the process? Yes, yes I did.
BUT WE ARE BACK! By we, I mean me and my back. Class is ON tonight!! Monday April 2nd. 830pm at Pat Harris Dance School!
And if anyone just so happens to mention this post when they come into my class tonight, I will handsomely reward you.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Boise Zumba- Powerhouse 3/28

Baaaaad News: I injured my back over the weekend and have been ordered to cancel my classes for the rest of the week.
Good News: It is minor, and I will be back at it on Monday!!
See you Monday!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Rose City Salsa Festival!

This is THE BEST salsa festival you will ever attend! Created BY dancers, FOR dancers!!
***April 12-15, 2012.***
And now because I love you, and you love me, you can get A FULL PASS for the discounted rate of $100. This includes workshops, performances, and awesome social dancing into the wee small hours of the morning! Normally you pay $100 for just the workshops, so this is a killer deal, and only available via this website.
Just use the paypal link on the right hand side-bar. You will not regret it, I promise!!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

March Madness!!!

Thats right!! ALL YOU CAN SHAKE for $30!! Unlimited Zumba at the POwerhouse for the month of March for just $30! You can buy a card from me at either of my class times:
*Monday 830pm
Pat Harris Dance School
1225 McKinney St.
Boise, ID 83704
(March Madness card excludes this location)

*Wed 645pm
Powerhouse Event Center
621 S. 17th Street
Boise, ID 83702

Card is valid for ANY Zumba class offered at The Powerhouse!
Fit & Sassy: Mon 530pm
Wed 530pm
Hillary Eyre: Wed 645pm
Crystal Markham: Thurs 6pm

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Best. Diet. Ever.

Eat chocolate, cake or cookies for breakfast and LOSE weight! Yup. Don't believe me? Read this!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012


1. We Found Love- Rihanna
2. Sweat - Snoop Dogg ft David Guetta
3. Wake Up- The Arcade Fire
4. Abusadora- Oro Solido
5. Vem Tchutchuca - Zumba Fitness (but its a cover. You can prob find the original on itunes)
6. Mueve la Booty- Zumba Fitness ( original artist is Oro Solido)
7. Pa' mayte- Zumba Fitness (again, cover. original Carlos Vives)
8. Drum Trip- Rusted Root
9. Rumba- Zumba Fitness (not sure if this is a cover or an original)
10. Fica Caladinha- Bonde de Tigrao
11. Guallando- Fulanito
12. Llorando Se Fue- Don Omar (this song is also called Taboo sometimes)
13. Magía Negra- Romeo Santos
14. Promise- Romeo Santos ft Usher
15. Take Care- Drake ft Rihanna

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

No Powerhouse Class Tonight due to weather!

645pm PowerHouse Class is cancelled tonight due to weather! Stay inside, stay safe! See you on Monday!

Saturday, January 7, 2012


Heads up!! In case you missed class on Thursday night, you missed the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

I am moving my Thursday night class to WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 6:45PM AT THE POWER HOUSE!!! This is a permanent change! I am super excited for the new venue! It is big, it is gorgeous, it has a KILLER sounds system and it is a party place! We are taking it to the next level!!!

There is FREE CLASS this coming Wednesday to bring in the new schedule. FREE FOR EVERYONE! So gather up your friends and lets party!!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

And We're BACK!!

New Year- new resolutions- new energy- same fun party!!!!
We are back on the horse this THURSDAY at 830pm!
Pat Harris Dance School!
1225 McKinney St
Boise, ID 83705