Jay Marques has 25 years of experience as a dancer and Zumba instructor. In May of 2014, he attended a fitness training course in Salvador Bahia, Brazil, where he learned the Zumba technique directly from Karla Mead, a Brazilian who became a renown Zumba instructor in Miami who was also a choreographer for the famous singer Pitbull.
He was the first instructor to teach Zumba in his State, Paraiba – Brasil. Soon he started receiving plenty of invites to appear on TV shows, theater and companies all over Brazil. That’s when he had the opportunity to work with needy children and dance with famous singers. He also did performed in events like birthdays, parties, and taught Zumba in a number of fitness clubs.