Zumba's Other Entrepreneurs

Brink Finke
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Inspiring instructors are the lifeblood of Zumba Fitness.

They make up the company's core product, and some of its customer base. They are its marketing, its salesforce, and its product. Zumba instructors now teach 14 million people weekly across 150 countries.

While working on the 2012 Company of the Year story, Inc.'s reporters met dozens of inspiring Zumba instructors--may of whom are entrepreneurs in their own right. Here are the stories of six instructors who have launched their own careers (or who are well on their way!) based around Zumba.