I have to say when I first took Zumba® I was hooked!! Hi, my name is Ivette and I have lost 52lbs and dropped 5 pant sizes from Zumba® and a low diet. So yes, the program totally works! Although I was never a professional dancer, music and dancing have always peaked my interest. I'm very friendly, outgoing and just simply a fun person to be around. In my free time, I enjoy spending it with my family and friends. And also love giving back; nothing better than helping the community by volunteering at schools, shelters or participating in walks by raising awareness for those battling diabetes and cancer.
Four months after becoming an Instructor, I opened my first studio Jan 2012 in New Haven which later merged to West Haven. This Zumba® program has changed my life and has given me the privilege to pass on this mind and body changing experience to others. After two amazing years of dedication to my students, my community but most of all myself, I listened to my heart and took that important step in the search to open a studio back in New Haven. That's when "BEyond FITness" was born. I rented school gyms and started providing affordable classes along with Free Tuesday classes for adults and for kids/families; just a little something to help folks get started on their fitness goals. Then I finally found a home for BEFIT ;) and opened my own little studio. Free classes were offered for five years, took a year break, now looking forward to add them back come 2020. I'm simply focused, determined and passionate on what I love!
I would love the opportunity to help you achieve your fitness and health goals. No matter your age or fitness ability, I'm there for YOU! Don't let anyone say it cannot be done. When your ready to start this journey with me, just put on them kicks and join me in a class ;) I know you can do this!
No one has ever drowned in sweat. ~Lou Holtz