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Created by Fitness and Dance Instructors, Yvonne & Laura
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About Laura

Laura Desbiens started dancing at the age of 12, taking on multiple styles of dance such as Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and Hip Hop under the direction at School of Contemporary Dancers, as well participating in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Quantum Program in 2000 & 2001. Laura has competed at Manitoba Dance Festival for Hip Hop - Large Group under the direction of Rachel Cooper.


Laura became a licensed Zumba Instructor in March 2015 and has accumulated certifications in Zumba Basic 1 & 2, Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold, Aqua Zumba, and Strong by Zumba now named Strong Nation. Laura hosted a Zumba Event which funds were donated to the Winnipeg Humane Society. Teaching and participating at events around Winnipeg, that have raised funds for many charities and causes such as CIBC Run for the Cure and teaching on Zumba Retreats in Cuba and the Dominican Republic.


Laura is trained in Kizomba Ladies Styling by Yuko Tanaka and Yvonne Bayer-Cheung. Attending Yvonne’s Kizomba Ladies Styling heels classes for 2 years, Laura began teaching Kizomba Beauties classes with Yvonne at Vogue Dance Studio, Royal Dance at the Forks and Yoga, Pilates & More.

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Welcome to Kizomba Beauties, created by Zumba instructors, Yvonne Bayer-Cheung (of Yvonne's Fitness) and Laura Desbiens.  Grab your heels and dance to the slow, sultry sounds of Kizomba.  All levels are welcome and no partner is required.

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