Hello everyone, I hope this post finds you all well. As you know already, many public gatherings are being canceled, delayed, or rescheduled. Social distancing helps to slow the spread of the novel corona virus, which will help our healthcare system and our healthcare workers stay on top of manag...

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Don't miss out on an opportunity to dance with Stephanie this coming Wednesday March the 4th! She'll be subbing for Bentley. Ben will also have 2 new songs for you guys 😍 You're going to love it!

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I'm thrilled to have had the opportunity to dance with the Lobo Women's Volleyball team! These ladies and their coaches were fantastic and gave it their all, even after training for three hours earlier in the day. Amazing athletes! Go Lobos!

Seven more weeks of training left for the Rise of the Phoenix show I'll be competing in this May. Come burn some calories with me this week - the most fun way to get and stay in shape! Mon/Wed 5:45pm at The Hiland. Studio G on the north side on Mon and D via the south side on Wed. See you there!

Our class schedule through mid-May is now posted. Join our class Mondays and Wednesday at 5:45pm at The Hiland on Central for some serious fun! Note that there's no class next week, Feb 18th and 20th as our studio isn't available. We're in Studio G on Mondays, north side, and Studio D on Wednesda...

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Thanks everyone for a great start to 2019! You all are the best! I've spent some time overhauling my nmbentley.com website. It's now 5 websites - main, personal, zumba, professional, and wedding. I've posted some of our class photos there from 2013 through 2019, including those taken at UNM, FFGX...

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Happy 2019! We're back, Mondays at 5:45pm Studio "G" and Wednesdays at 5:45pm Studio "D". I can't wait to see you all this coming week!


9 months ago
Excited to join haven't worked out for 2 months.
- Karolyn J
4 years ago
Best instructor in town!!! His classes are high energy, exciting, fun, and a great work out. Bentley also varies his songs every week so the class is never boring and predictable. I highly recommend this class to anyone whether new or experienced!!!!
- Jennifer C
4 years ago
Best Zumba instructors in all of ABQ (or the world?!?). The classes are full of energy, fun times and good music. I'm the self-proclaimed worst dancer in the universe, and they STILL make me feel so comfortable trying to dance. :)
- Kaethe H

High Energy Zumba Fitness

Welcome to Bentley Dance Fit featuring weekly ZUMBA fitness classes! Drop in any time, no membership needed, credit cards accepted. Classes are 1 hour and parking is free.

My goal is for you to enjoy and be energized by dance fitness. I strive to bring a variety of styles and choreographies to class to keep you challenged while giving you time to master routines. Playlists are updated each class with a mix of old favorites, brand new choreos, and choreography we're mastering. I'm happy when I'm seeing smiles on your faces!

Class is targeted towards being fairly high energy, but can be adjusted as needed. Measured by Fitbit, I burn 950 calories including my own warmup practice before class starts. That's more than I get in an hour or running or rigorous weight lifting. It's the most fun calorie burn you'll find!

ALL classes @ The Hiland Theater:
  --- 4800 Central Ave SE ---
Mon 5:45pm, w/ Bentley, Studio G
Wed 5:45pm, w/ Bentley, Studio G

Studio G: use north lot, west-most door.
Other Studios: use south lot, east-most door.

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Licensed ZUMBA® fitness instructor Bentley Laaksonen brings Zumba fitness to Nob Hill, Albuquerque! I've been a Zumba fitness addict since 2008, and started teaching in 2012. Prior to discovering Zumba fitness, I studied modern dance, hip-hop, African, flamenco, Mexican folk, and ballroom. Zumba fitness brings movements from many of these styles into the classroom in a high-energy package that's easy and fun to follow. Whether you're a newcomer, or seasoned dancer, front row or back, everyone has a great time in class! I'm a high energy instructor so please bring your water bottles and be prepared to burn those calories, sweat, and feel great! Come try it, I guarantee you will have a blast! I look forward to meeting you!

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4800 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States

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Mon:5:45 – 6:45 PM
Wed:5:45 – 6:45 PM
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