Zumba's Other Entrepreneurs

Brian Finke
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New Strength; New Job

Eight weeks after Heather Velasquez had to go through a major surgery, she learned Zumba, which she said helped her build her strength back up.

Now, Zumba is her full-time job in Espanola, New Mexico. Velasquez, now 38, teaches in a gym, a hospital, and a casino.