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March 13, 2014

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Warriors Hafltime 1

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Battle at the Master Class 1/16 - Video

The Boys at the Master Class 1/ 16 - Video

Belly Dancing Video 1/18/11

Routines at Guicho and Alex Class, June 4, 2011


 

Rosy


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Emely's Glowing Zumba Birthday Party!

March 13, 2014

It's been almost a week since Emely's Birthday Party Master Class and me and the girls are still on a high from it. It was so ultra fun! We had over 140 participants and several Guest Instructors. Thank you so much to Guicho, Penny, David, Beatriz, Katarina, Oscar (loved Happy!) and the Studio Instructors, moi, Nancy, Thayna and Emely.

Can't thank Noelia and her mom, Surys, enough for all the work they do to help out at the Studio! And a huge thank you to Patrizia and her husband, Andres, who also worked tirelessly to get the studio in order. Thank you to my son, Motsy, for almost finishing the mural! LOL. It's beautiful! (Now, get back here and finish it completely!)

I took a bunch of pictures and have loaded on my Phanfare Site. (You shouldn't need a password to see them.) Here are just a couple! Enjoy!

The Studio Girls, Noelia, Emely, Brandy, Thayna, me and Nancy.

Emely's Zumba Birthday Party 2014

The 'glowing' was SOOO cool!

Emely's Zumba Birthday Party 2014

Brandy looked stunning, especially with beautiful mural as her backdrop!

Emely's Zumba Birthday Party 2014

Gorgeous!

Emely's Zumba Birthday Party 2014

A toast and shot of Patron (can you believe my first ever?) for the Birthday Girl!

Emely's Zumba Birthday Party 2014

Here are a couple of videos so you can see how cool the glowing movement looked! This is Katarina doing one of her routines:

This is Noelia, Thayna and Emely doing that fun barking one that I don't know the name of!

This is Penny, Guicho and David doing a lovely Cumbia.

And this is Thayna and Emely cooling it down.

So sorry I didn't get video of Beatriz or Oscar! I was too busy dancing. Maybe someone else took a video they can share?

This one is a link to a Facebook video of us that Miriam Oliver posted:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=795881367108630

Another Facebook one from Miriam.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=795985227098244&set=vb.100000603216415&type=2&theater

Still smiling! Can't wait for the next Master Class, Dancing Through The Decades! April 5! (click here for flyer or see below).

Here is the Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/219705648232105/

Happy Thursday!!!!


New Classes

February 14, 2014

A whirlwind of stuff has happened in the last month. Thayna and Emely moved and added 3 new classes, one of which I'm teaching. I'm teaching the Saturday 10:30 class (in addition to Tuesday and Thursday mornings). Here's the new schedule.

Thayna and Emely's Zumba Studio Schedule

Or if you prefer a fancy version.

Thayna and Emely's Zumba Studio Flyer

Or you just want a stinking link (click here). But the new classes aren't on this link yet.

LA Zumba Conference

Mia, Tammy, Cynthia, Sepi and I had so much fun at the Convention and at the Conference last year, that we decided to go again. The last couple of years, Beto Perez, the creator of Zumba has been unreachable. I guess people complained, so this year, he was popping up everyone. It became hysterical to the point where I made this little comic about it. The girls joked about whether I'd gotten my daily picture with him and that they were going to stay with me because he seemed to be everywhere I was. LOL! The conversation in the first three frames, actually happened. In Spanish.

Rosy and Beto Zumba

I did take a bunch of pictures. They are posted on my Phanfare Site (click here). You don't need a password. I included captions so you should know what the heck was going on. Enjoy!

Emely's Birthday Master Class

Classes have been going great at Thayna and Emely's Zumba Studio! The studio is slowly but surely transforming from the white walls to vibrant beautiful color.

Thayna's Class

Motsy and crew are painting a mural. It's beautiful!

Zumba Studio

Hopefully it will be done by the first Master Class! If you have never been to a master class, you really must go! A Master Class is a special event that is usually held no more than once every 1 or 2 months. That keeps it special. If you have three events a week, it's just not special anymore. Not to mention the cost. You can always have an impromptu Master Class as a fundraiser!

Speaking of cost, the first Master Class at the Studio is FREE! Just remember, there is no childcare available so please, don't bring children. It will be dark. Another GLOW event. This is not a safe environment for the dancers or small children, who tend to wander around. COME!! IT WILL BE FUN!!

Emely's Birthday Zumba Flyer 2014

Beauty Meets Fitness - Rodan + Fields Raffle

At this event, we will be raffling off a Rodan + Fields Redefine Regimen valued at $200! The way to get into the raffle is to bring a friend to any of the classes at the studio up until March 6! Find your friends who have not been to the studio yet and raise your chances of winning this fabulous prize!

Rodan and Fields Rosy Romielyn Zumba

Dancing Through The Decades

We are planning an April Master Class that will be LOADS of fun! Tickets will be on sale soon at the studio or through Mia, Rauly and myself. Hope to see you there!

Zumba Flyer Dancing Through The Decades

I'll leave you with this sweet image. The Zumba Baby, Athena, lulled to sleep with the sound of her mother teaching class. Yes, that is her mother, Thayna, on stage. Yes, she just had this baby 2 months ago. Yes, her body is phenomenal!

Sleeping Zumba Baby


Bring on 2014!

January 3, 2014

Happy New Zumba Year! So far, I've attended a class and I've taught a class. I didn't get to Bryan or Guicho's in Antioch, so I was hoping to go to a Mia class today, but she doesn't have a Friday class (that isn't aqua). I'll probably end up at the 5:00 at Thayna and Emely's.

Emely and I were just discussing how Zumba came to be in the East Bay Area in 2006 (7, 8?) when Mia moved here and had the first Zumba class at Sanctuary. She was the first instructor in the area and now there are literally hundreds, many of whom branched from Mia or someone who was Mia's student. Yes, Mia is definitely the Area's "Zumba Mami"!

I didn't post a whole lot at the end of the year, so I'll just update you a little here on the goings on.

As you know, sadly, I canceled the Zumba classes at Clayton Valley Dance. I am still teaching at 24 Hour Fitness and In Shape (schedule here). In addition, I have two classes at Thayna and Emely's Zumba Studio on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:00. There are 19 classes in all at this studio taught by several instructors (Thayna, Emely, Nancy, Poorni). No membership required, $5 drop in! You can see the whole schedule here (click here).

A couple of goings on at Thayna and Emely's. 1) THEY ARE MOVING. On Monday! All classes will be held as scheduled with the Monday, January 6, 2014 classes at the new location which is just two buildings down from the current location at 2250 Commerce, Suite B. Yes, it is the same building Sanctuary is in!

Zumba Flyers Thayna and Emely

2) There will be a Weight Loss Challenge beginning Monday, January 6, 2014. It's $5 to join and the winner gets the pot! I'm joining for sure! (And getting on a scale in public...gah!) The winner is determined by percentage of weight lost vs. pounds.

Thayna did finally give birth to the beautiful, Athena. She is just adorable! This is my new favorite picture of her. It cracks me up! Her Aunt Emely captioned it: What happens when you have too much milk.

Athena

She is definitely a very relaxed baby. I put her on my lap then she fell asleep. We moved her to a car seat, into the car, out to a restaurant, had our meal, moved her back to the car and house, and she never woke up. I guess after dancing to loud music 19 times a week for 9 months in your mama's belly, you need to rest for a few months!

Athena and Rosy

I also had the pleasure of holding the very last class at Thayna and Emely's Zumba Studio. It was a great turnout and we had a blast!

Zumba Flyers Class

Earlier in the month, while we were trying to figure out who was going to manage all the classes at Thayna and Emely's when the baby came, they stumbled onto an angel. This beautiful girl, Erikka Camberos Valdez, was visiting from Mexico. She looked for several classes in the area, and attended several classes at various studios. When they spotted her at Thayna and Emely's and saw how beautifully she danced, they asked her if she was a Zumba instructor and the rest is history! She took on Thayna's classes and we had a fabulous time getting to know her and enjoying her great classes!

Las Mexicanas Zumba

I also captured some of her routines on video. You can go to my YouTube channel or click on these links to see the flavor of Mexico.

I especially loved the #5. She did a cooldown to a tango. Nice! She'll be back to visit again in March and I'm sure Thayna and Emely will have her do some classes while she's here.


 

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I created all but the Wally Master Class, DJ Francis and Party in Pink flyers on this page. I can create one for you, too! $50 for a flyer in your choice of format (.jpg, .png, .pdf) with a reasonable amount of edits. Will work for Zumba clothing.


Upcoming Events:

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Past Events:

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Zumba Celebration

Kim Anderson Priscila Sartori Flyer

Priscila Sartori Master Class

Rosy's Party in Pink

DJ Francis Glow

Ailton Master Class

Zumba Brazil Flyer

Zumba Flyer
(I created the above flyer.)

Master Class
(I created the above flyer.)

Sanctuary Flyer(I created the above flyer.)

Sanctuary Zumbathon
(I created the above flyer.)

Richmond Zumba Master Class
(I created the above flyer.)

Rosy Zumba Flyer
(I created the above flyer.)

Do you think my flyers can give someone an epileptic seizure? They're rather bright. And busy.

More flyers I created:

Mia, Bianca, Raquel

Alex and Guicho

Guicho

 

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