Proud owner of LI Dance Fitness, Lauren has an apparent passion for working with others to attain their personal fitness goals. ACE Group Fitness Certified, Zumba® licensed Basics 1, Basics 2, ZumbaToning® & Zumbatomic®, Turbo Kick™ & Hip Hop HUSTLE™ Instructor Certified & Certified Pole Fitness Instructor levels beginner-advanced she continues to expand her education through various other fitness organizations.
Hong Kong Pole Fitness Champion 2010, Carolyn Chiu is an international pole icon. Between competitions and photo shoots for her business, PoleOgraphy, Inc., Carolyn enjoys instructing her Vertical Yoga workshops and sharing her talent with women of all physical abilities. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from a true champion and inquire about workshop dates now!
Maria Dalton has been in the fitness field since 1981 at age 17. She has instructed a variety of group classes & private training sessions complemented with general nutritional counseling. She has a Doctorate of Chiropractic focusing on Human Biomechanics and Recreational Rehabilitation. Also, Maria has been a choreographer for the half-time show of the Jets and trainer for fitness and bodybuilder competitors as well as a competitor herself. She enjoys helping people to achieve their health & fitness goals through her motivation and passion for fitness.
Nancy has been in the fitness field for nearly 30 years. She holds 200 hour Iyengar style Yoga & YogaFit Certifications along with AFFA, ACSM and much more. Nancy’s goal has always been to teach fitness and wellness to participants in a manner that focuses on awareness of body, mind and spirit. She is a 2-time National Aerobic Champion and has traveled the world teaching aerobics and performing to thousands of people and has been seen on the ESPN Fitness Pros, Crunch Fitness and various news shows giving fitness advice to viewers. We are so excited to add Nancy’s innovative YogaPole class at LI Dance Fitness!
Coriena began her love for Middle Eastern dance in 2002. In addition to co-founding Majestic Hips, she is a member of The Kali Tribal Fusion and was a member of Roni’s Inner Spirit Dance Troupe for 4 years in addition to being one of Sasha’s beloved dancers. She has completed Tamalyn Dallals teachers training course and Faten Salama’s Egyptian Certification. Coriena also holds a BA degree in Psychology and Art and is currently studying for her Masters in Art Therapy. Coriena has expressed herself through art all her life and hopes to never stop seeing the world as her creative canvas.
A teacher by nature and trade, Emily became a licensed Zumba® instructor and instantly began teaching classes throughout Southern Connecticut & Long Island in addition to instructing various charity & Zumbathon events. She has an extensive background in many fields of dance, including burlesque, bellydance & latin dance. Ditch the workout and join the party with Emily in one of her high energy Zumba® classes at LI Dance Fitness.
Amanda started belly dancing as part of the Stony Brook University Belly Dance Team. She quickly found teaching as a passion of hers and truly loves to share this empowering art with other women. While performing, she is known for her energy, passion and most especially her radiant smile and positive energy. Amanda is also an accomplished artist and piano teacher. Her classes are exciting and unique because of her love for her art and those around her.
Desiree’s passion for health & fitness and helping others is apparent in any of her classes with her attentiveness and positive energy. She is licensed to teach Zumba® and Zumba® Gold in addition to being ACE Group Fitness certified and is eager to continue her education in physical fitness. Come try one of Desiree’s classes, regardless of physical ability or previous experience you are guaranteed to get a one of a kind workout!
Bonnie’s passion for ZUMBA ® started the moment she took her first class with her lifelong love for dancing. Bonnie is a licensed ZUMBA ® instructor who’s goal is to help people feel good about their mind, body & soul through the ZUMBA ® Fitness Program. Come join the party at LI Dance Fitness with Bonnie’s exciting & effective ZUMBA ® classes!
Aleksandra is an artist as well as a Yoga & Certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor. The meditative state that is reached when fully engaged in creating art is what had drawn her to art. This calmness is also what had also drawn her to yoga.Through the teachings of Iyengar, she will help you achieve proper form and alignment in your practice. She guides her students through a calm and powerful class, which helps to improve body awareness and mental clarity.