Shirley Parabia

Dance with

Since Nov 2012

Zumba Fitness Qualifications

  • Basic Steps Level 1
  • Basic Steps Level 2
  • Zumba in the Circuit
  • Aqua Zumba
  • ZumbAtomic
  • Zumba Core
  • Zumba Glutes
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr.
  • Zumba Step
  • Zumba Burst
  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba Basic 2Zumba Basic 2
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba StepZumba Step
    License to teach lower body workouts using a blend of Zumba® routines and step aerobics.
  • E-Learning CoreE-Learning Core
    The Zumba® Core training capsule is an e-learning experience for ZIN™ Members who want to offer more powerful core moves and routines in their Zumba classes.
  • E-Learning GlutesE-Learning Glutes
    Join the fun as you advance through the Zumba® Glutes e-Learning training capsule made for ZIN™ members to shake up their Zumba® classes.
  • E-Learning BurstE-Learning Burst
    Join Zumba® Education Specialists Steve Boedt, Ricardo Marmitte and Nick Logrea in the Zumba Burst e-learning capsule to learn about interval training and how to work these moves into a 30-45-60 minute class.

Other Fitness Qualifications

  • Les Mills BodyBalance/BodyFlow Instructor
  • Les Mills RPM Instructor
  • Certified Piloxing instructor
  • Certified TRX Suspension and Group Suspension Trainer (Profile)
  • Certified Bokwa Fitness Instructor (Profile)
  • Certified Group Exercise Leader – MEFITPRO, approved by American Council of Exercise
  • Certified in CPR, AED & First Aid
  • Degrees in Combative Wushu & Tai Chi Qi Gong – Iloilo Tinagan School of Martial Arts, Philippine Wushu Federation
  • Popular Ballroom Dance – University of the Philippines
  • Social Recreation: Dance – University of the Philippines
  • Foundations of Physical Fitness - University of the Philippines

Other Classes Taught

  • Les Mills BodyBalance/BodyFlow (Fusion Yoga, Tai Chi & Pilates)
  • Les Mills RPM (Indoor cycling)
  • Piloxing (Pilates, boxing and dance fusion)
  • TRX Group Suspension: Body Blast & Circuit
  • Bokwa Fitness
  • Aerobics
  • Step Aerobics
  • Kung-Fu / Wushu
  • TaeBo / MMA Aerobics
  • Boxing & Kickboxing
  • Tai Chi (Yang)
  • Cardio Dance
  • Body Toning and Conditioning
  • Fat and Abs Attack
  • Ballet and Jazz Fitness
  • Personal Training (Specialisations: Ladies, Youth, Weight Loss/Management)

Training History

  • Zumba Burst (2015) - Online continuing education
  • Piloxing SSP (2014) - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Les Mills BodyBalance/BodyFlow Initial Module Training (2014) - Dubai, UAE
  • Zumba Step (2014) - Dubai, UAE
  • Zumba in the Circuit (2014) - Online continuing education
  • CPR, AED & First Aid (2013) - Muscat, Oman
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr (2013) - Online continuing education
  • Zumba Glutes (2013) - Online continuing education
  • ZumbAtomic (2013) - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Aqua Zumba (2013) - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • TRX Group Suspension Training Course (2013) - Dubai, UAE
  • Les Mills RPM Initial Module Training (2013) - Dubai, UAE
  • TRX Suspension Training Course (2013) - Bangkok, Thailand
  • Bokwa Fitness Level 1 (2013) - Singapore
  • Zumba Core (2013) - Online continuing education
  • Zumba Fitness Basic Steps Level 2 (2013) - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Group Exercise Leader (2012) – MEFITPRO/ACE, Dubai, UAE
  • Zumba Fitness Basic Steps Level 1 (2012) - Dubai, UAE
  • Health, Safety and Environment (2012) – Muscat, Oman
  • Child Protection (2012) – Muscat, Oman
  • Wushu Sanshou and Tai Chi, Karate & Arnis (2005-2007) – Iloilo City, Philippines
  • Kung Fu, Hung Gar style (2005-2006) - Iloilo City, Philippines
  • Physical Education Foundation (1997-1999) – University of the Philippines
  • Ballroom and Modern Dance (1997-1999) - University of the Philippines
  • Ballet, Jazz, Polynesian, Hawaiian and Gymnastics - Iloilo City, Philippines

Relevant Experiences

  1. International Fitness Presenter (2012-present): I travel all over the world to promote healthy lifestyle awareness through daily fitness activities. This is my lifelong cause and advocacy! Invite me to your country for a talk and/or a master class.
  2. Group Exercise Leader: The Camel Club, Shatti Qurum, Oman (2012-Present) 
  3. Group Exercise Leader: SB Al Khuwair Ladies & Kids Club, Muscat, Oman (2012) 
  1. Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer: Hammer Gym Al Khuwair, Muscat, Oman (2007-2008)
  1. Dance and Group Exercise Instructor: Asian Entertainment Exponent School of the Performing Arts (Iloilo and Manila), Philippines (2006-2007)
  1. Cardio Wushu Instructor: Department of the Interior and Local Government, Iloilo City, Philippines (2004-2006)
  1. Freelance Dance and Aerobics Instructor: Iloilo City, Philippines (1998-2004)

Licensed To Teach

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba StepZumba Step
    License to teach lower body workouts using a blend of Zumba® routines and step aerobics.
  • Zumba in the CircuitZumba in the Circuit
    Has Zumba in the Circuit class(es)