About Ali

Ali is has been dancing all her life.  She started dancing at the age of 5 and has never stopped!  She has a degree in Theater and minor in Dance from Ithaca College. She has studied many genres of dance including: Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Swing, Smooth Ballroom, Latin Ballroom, Hip Hop, and Broadway dance. She tries to incorporate as many of these styles into her classes as possible.


Ali also choreographs shows for theater and schools.  She really loves being able to teach people how to dance and get them to discover their inner dancer.  Her Zumba® Fitness mission is to have everyone leave her classes sweaty and smiling!

In addition to being AFAA Certified in group fitness and a Certified Masala Bhangra® instructor, I have the following Zumba® Training:

  • Basic I
  • Basic II
  • Zumba® Gold
  • Zumba Toning™ 
  • Aqua Zumba®
  • Zumba® Kids 

Ali became a Zumba® Fitness instructor in January 2008 and is a licensed Zumba® Jammer.