In addition, she was the co-host of the 2008 fitness DVD series and is currently featured in the 2011 DVD series as well as in the Zumba fitness video game… currently she is living in Manhattan, New York and if you believe in such things she is a Cancer (zodiac sign.)
Who Is the Zumba Instructor Tanya Beardsley Bio
Tanya who was a professional ballroom dancer before she tried her first class back in 2001 has been hooked on this Latin inspired dance exercise program since then.
In addition to teaching Zumba classes at the Equinox in New York City, she also teaches other individuals on how to become an instructor in this exciting Latin dance workout.. now that she’s a member of the ZES team (Zumba Education Specialist.)
Beardsley who is also certified in-group exercise classes by AFAA as well as the American Council on Exercise (ACE) travels around the world providing instruction, as well as supporting the many fitness instructors in the ZIN network.
Ditch the Workout and Join the Party
As mentioned earlier Tanya was a competitive ballroom dancer prior to joining the company. Although she spends a great deal of her time teaching class and instructing, she still finds time to workout with weights 3 to 4 times a week.
She also feels that diet is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
She tries to eat every three hours in order to keep her body at a high metabolic rate. She usually will have a protein shake or protein bar along with a good carbohydrate before taking or teaching a class.
Tanya Beardsley and Beto Perez
Besides Alberto Beto Perez who has been her fitness Idol, she also considers her brother, who competes in "Ironman Competitions" as one of the individuals that have inspired her in life.
She has some interesting beliefs such as "Some Movement Is Better Than No Movement At All" and her favorite expression is "Doubt Kills."
Tanya Beardsley Pictures In Shape Magazine
Tanya was recently featured in Shape Magazine she has become a "rock star" as a spokesperson for Zumba. She enjoys living an active lifestyle and teaching this to other instructors around the globe. Beardsley who is in her 30s was quoted in Shape Magazine as saying that Zuumba (a common misspelling) has turned her life around.
Kirstie Alley, Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Lopez and Vivica A. Fox Have Joined the Zumba Party
Zumba fitness has been named by People Magazine and others as the number one fitness workout for 2011. It’s no wonder which celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Kirstie Alley and even Vivica A. Fox joining the ranks of the Zumba followers.