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Teresa Osborn

Fun & Safe Zumba from a Professional Dance Instructor

Since Feb 2010

Teresa started dancing at the age of seven after watching a TV show called "Come Dancing" a similar show to "Dancing with the Stars" but with professional dancers and not celebrities competing against each other. Teresa always knew that her passion was dance which lead to her qualifying to teach. Teresa now specializes in a broad range of dance ranging from Disco, Rock 'n' Roll, Swing, Salsa, Latin (Rhythm), Ballroom (Smooth) and C&W Line & Couples Dancing, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Sentao, Zumba Kids, Zumba Kids JR and most recently Zumba Toning.

Trained under Peggy Spencer (M.B.E) she is a Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (I.S.T.D) in the UK, and currently holds the position of Dance Representative for the NWD of SHAPE America and serves on the Dance Educators Association of Washington and is a frequent lecturer at Annual Conferences throughout America to Physical Educators. She also has taught Professional Development in dance since 2006. Prior to coming to America Teresa spent eight years in Hong Kong, where she ran her own dance studio taught dance in schools and coached Cotillion (Latin & Ballroom and dance etiquette). Her performing teams demonstrated at the annual Youth Arts Festival and many other major events in Hong Kong including the Closing Ceremony of the International Rugby Seven's. Currently Teresa teaches Children & Adult classes at the Redmond Parks & Recreation Department and is also available to teach in Dance in Schools as part of an Artist in Residence program. Part of Teresa's new programs will include Zumba Toning a great addition to the current Zumba and Zumba Gold classes at The Redmond Senior Center. Teresa is also certified as a group fitness instructor with The American Fitness and Aerobic Association

Licensed To Teach

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
  • Zumba SentaoZumba Sentao
    Licensed to teach the party-like workout that incorporates chairs to improve strength, definition and endurance.
  • Zumba GoldZumba Gold
    License to teach specially designed Zumba classes for the active older adult or deconditioned participant.
  • Zumba in the CircuitZumba in the Circuit
    Has Zumba in the Circuit class(es)
  • E-Learning NutritionE-Learning Nutrition
    License to teach Plate by Zumba™ classes.