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What is the Zumbini program?
The new Zumbini™ program is where the science of child development meets the magic of Zumba®! Designed for children 0 to 3 years old and their caregivers, the Zumbini™ program takes little ones on their first steps toward an active, musical life. Together, adults and their young children wiggle, sing, and learn, for the ultimate bonding experience! Enroll in a training today to add this powerful instructor license to your credentials and expand your career into exciting, rewarding new territory!
How do I find a Zumbini™ session? How do I enroll my child in a class?
To find a session near you, you can use our "Find a Class" search on zumbini.com. Enrolling for a Zumbini™ session is easy! You can enroll in a Zumbini™ session directly through zumba.com. Payments may be made directly through PayPal. You also have the option to make "offline" payment arrangements with your licensed Zumbini™ instructor. If you have any questions regarding payment, please consult your licensed Zumbini™ instructor.
Can I join a Zumbini™ session at any time?
The Zumbini™ format is gZumbini™enerally taught in 10-12 week sessions. All session start and end dates vary depending on the licensed Zumbini™ instructor. Below are the approximate start dates for each session:
Jan. 1 - Jan. 30
Mar. 1 - Apr. 15
Jun. 1 - Jul. 5
Aug. 15 - Sept. 30
Please contact the licensed Zumbini™ instructor for your session, and they will let you know if you can join in on the session if it has already started. To find a session near you, go to zumbini.com !
What does it mean that Zumbini™ classes run on quarters/sessions?
The Zumbini™ program is a quarterly program organized in 10-12 week sessions*. This means that every licensed Zumbini™ instructor teaches the same curriculum at the same time. A new curriculum is developed every quarter. The session start date can vary depending on the licensed Zumbini™ instructor. Participants don’t pay per class, but instead enroll and pay for a full quarter of Zumbini™ classes.
* Some sessions may be shorter due to summer and winter breaks.
How much does a Zumbini™ session cost?
The cost of Zumbini™ sessions varies based on the licensed Zumbini™ instructor. To find out how much a Zumbini™ session near you costs, visit zumbini.com, find the session of your choice, and the cost will be posted. You can also contact the licensed Zumbini™ instructor near you directly.
What does the cost of the Zumbini™ session include?
Each Zumbini™ session includes the full weekly class offerings for that quarter. Each quarter is carefully designed to enhance developmental growth through music and movement. To reinforce these activities at home, you will receive a Zumbini™ Bundle with your registration. This bundle includes 2 CDs of the music used during the classes (one for home and one for the car) and a songbook that has all the lyrics from the music CD. The songbook also contains a story to read with your child along with tips for caregivers and parents.
What if I have questions about the Zumbini™ session?
If you have any questions specific to the Zumbini™ session you are interested in enrolling in, or are currently enrolled, please consult the licensed Zumbini™ instructor directly. Each licensed Zumbini™ instructor has his or her own policies and s/he will be glad to help you!
Do I have to purchase my own instruments to bring with me to a Zumbini class?
No. The licensed Zumbini™ instructor has a set of instruments for use during class. You are not required to purchase your own instruments in order to participate in Zumbini™ classes. However, we understand that some caregivers or parents may want to purchase their own instruments to use at home with their children. Great news! Zumbini™ instruments will be offered on zumba.com in the late fall of 2013.
What if I want to enroll more than one child in a Zumbini class?
Who can accompany a child to a Zumbini class?
How can my infant benefit from the Zumbini program? He's only a few months old, so what can he get out of this?
How long is a typical Zumbini™ class?
Are Zumbini™ classes fitness classes?
Do I need to bring anything else to a Zumbini class to keep my child entertained?
What is recommended clothing for a caregiver and the child while attending a Zumbini™ class?
Is there a break during each Zumbini class?
What if I can't attend a Zumbini class during the session?
What if I have to cancel during a Zumbini™ session?
How can I see a demonstration or sample a Zumbini™ class?
What are the benefits of taking a Zumbini™ class?
What is a Zumbini™ class like?
What kind of music is used in Zumbini™ classes?
Is the Zumbini program available internationally?
Can I bring my 4 year old to a Zumbini™ class?
What is a Zumbini™ bundle?
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