Since Dec 2011

Ria Martin

Let's Party 

About Me

Ria Martin has worked as a dancer/choreographer for approximately 15 years specializing in various techniques such as Hip Hop, Modern Contemporary, African and Jazz. She took her first Zumba® class in December 2010 and quickly became a Zumba® instructor, obtaining her instructor’s license in November 2011.

Ria has had the privilege to perform on stage on several occasions with various artists. In 2013 Ria was selected to represent Zumba® and perform alongside Victoria Justice as part of the Victoria Justice/Big Time Rush Summer Break Tour. Ria was selected by ZES Armando and Heidy to be apart of there all girl presenting team at Zincon 2016. Ria has also shared the stage with Zumba® ZES Gina Grant and Performing Artist Dahrio Wonder. Additionally, she has performed alongside Zumba® ZES’ Melissa Chiz, Betsy Dopico, Nick Logrea and Jaime Farfan.

Ria is currently a Zumba® Jammer. When she is not presenting a Jam, you can find her teaching one of her various Zumba® classes, as she is licensed to instruct Zumba®, Aqua Zumba, Zumba® Toning, Zumba Step and Zumba® Sentao™. Ria is also a Certified Group Fitness Instructor with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA).

Ria is passionate about dance and hopes to inspire others through her instruction.

  • Zumba® Convention 2012Zumba® Convention 2012
    Attended Zumba® Instructor Convention 2012
  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba Basic 2Zumba Basic 2
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • STRONG by ZumbaSTRONG by Zumba
    License to teach Strong by Zumba classes.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • Zumba SentaoZumba Sentao
    Licensed to teach the party-like workout that incorporates chairs to improve strength, definition and endurance.
  • Zumba Pro SkillsZumba Pro Skills
    Zumba Pro Skills
  • Zumba StepZumba Step
    License to teach lower body workouts using a blend of Zumba® routines and step aerobics.
  • E-Learning CoreE-Learning Core
    Completed Zumba® Core e-learning course.
  • E-Learning GlutesE-Learning Glutes
    Completed Zumba® Glutes e-learning course.
  • E-Learning BurstE-Learning Burst
    Completed Zumba® Burst e-learning course.
  • AffiliateAffiliate
    This instructor is a registered affiliate
  • Los Angeles Conference 2014Los Angeles Conference 2014
    Attended Zumba® Los Angeles Conference 2014
  • Orlando Convention 2015Orlando Convention 2015
    Attended Zumba® Instructor Orlando Convention 2015
  • Orlando Convention 2016Orlando Convention 2016
    Attended Zumba® Instructor Orlando Convention 2016
  • Zumba JammerZumba Jammer
    Zumba Jammer (ZJ)
    A ZJ is a talented ZIN member who is licensed to offer ZIN Jam sessions.