Become a Zumba® Instructor

It’s Time To Reinvent Yourself!

Lead students to health + happiness, and turn that post-Zumba class feeling into income. Receive the best teaching tools in the industry and start teaching virtual or in-person classes right away.

Become a Zumba® Instructor At Home, On Your Terms!

The demand for Zumba® classes is on fire, and as an instructor, you can teach virtually, outdoors, or anywhere you choose. With two online licensing options, it's easier than ever to get your license.

Option 1 On Demand

What you'll get:

  • 16 modules (10 hours) of premium educational content at your own pace
  • Access to an online coach
  • 1-month trial of Zumba® Instructor Network (ZIN™) including music & choreography
  • Your Zumba® Instructor License (upon completion)
  • Available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Korean, Indonesian, Portuguese.
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Option 2 Livestream

What you'll get:

  • Livestream session via the Zoom online platform
  • Virtual 1-2 day licensing session (depending on country)
  • Real-time interaction with your instructor and other participants
  • Your Zumba® Instructor License (upon completion)

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What you'll learn
The Science of Zumba®
Understand the physical benefits of the program based in cardio, strength and flexibility.
4 Core Rhythms
Get the background and step breakdown for Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia & Reggaeton.
Cueing & Interactions
Learn the 3 types of Zumba® cueing and how to lead effective (and FUN!) workouts.
What you'll learn.
What instructors are saying

Provides you with everything you need to start teaching!


I loved that I could take it in my city... I also love that there is so much support!


I loved everything. The training was excellent. So fun! I learned a lot.


This program is so amazing. Very clear with an amazing Zumba® instructor


It's really well done. easy to follow. the program brings you all the good feelings of Zumba®. I really loved it.


I would highly recommend it to anyone becoming a Zumba® instructor.

Learn from the best

Your training will be led by a Zumba® Education Specialist (ZES™) - one of the world's best Zumba® instructors. Every single ZES™ has been hand-picked by Beto, the creator of the Zumba program, for their talent and extensive dance-fitness experience.

Our ZES's go through a comprehensive training and certification process and have the tools to prepare you to rock your classes with confidence!

Got questions? We've got answers!
Q: Are there any prerequisites to become a Zumba® Instructor?

A: No, however it helps if you’ve already taken a Zumba® class before, or if you have previous experience in teaching group exercise classes. No previous experience? No worries! You'll get plenty of practice during your Zumba Basic 1 On Demand, Livestream, or In Person training.

Q: Can I join ZIN™ after I finish my Zumba Basic 1 Livestream training?

A: ZIN™ Membership gives you all of the tools you need to start teaching Zumba, including monthly Music and Choreo, Marketing tools, continuing education and more. You will have an opportunity to join ZIN™ during or after your Zumba Basic 1 Livestream or In Person training. The Zumba Basic 1 On Demand option includes a 1 month trial of ZIN™ Membership, which you can cancel at any time.

Q: How long is my Zumba instructor license good for?

A: If you join ZIN™ and are a ZIN™ Member in good standing, your license to teach Zumba classes will not expire. If you do not join ZIN™, the license you get from Zumba Basic 1 On Demand, Livestream or In Person is good for 6 months.

Q: What happens after my Zumba Basic 1 On Demand, Livestream or In Person training?

A: After completing a Zumba Basic 1 instructor training either through Livestream, On Demand or In Person, you can begin teaching whenever you feel comfortable and ready. Instructors act as independent contractors, giving you the freedom to set your own schedule, rates, and terms + agreements.

Q: What happens if I don't finish my Zumba Basic 1 On Demand program in 1 month?

A: If you are not able to finish Zumba Basic 1 On Demand in 1 month, your program will be extended at the price of one month's membership so that you can continue to access the program.

Q: Do I have to renew my ZIN™ Membership after I finish my online program?

A: The Zumba Basic 1 On Demand option includes a 1 month trial of ZIN™ Membership tools, which you can cancel at any time (see terms for more details). ZIN™ Membership gives you all of the tools you need to start teaching Zumba, including monthly Music and Choreo, Marketing tools, continuing education and more.

Q: Is Zumba Basic 1 On Demand available in other countries and languages?

A: Currently, Zumba Basic 1 On Demand is available in all countries, and in English, Spanish, Korean, German, Italian, French and Indonesian.

Q: Do I need any special equipment or supplies to take Zumba Basic 1 On Demand?

A: To participate in Zumba Basic 1 On Demand, you must have access to a computer with internet access (and room to *dance* in!)