Dance is more than a physically beneficial form of fitness: It evokes happiness, mental relief, and social connection. In this mini episode, Jeimy Bueno Prisby explains why you don’t need to be a “dancer” to enjoy the advantages of moving your body.
Jeimy Bueno Prisby is came to the United States from the Dominican Republic in 2005 to work in the physical-therapy field. In 2014, she started her career with Life Time, where she is now the manager of studio, cycle, dance, yoga, barre, and signature group training classes, based out of Life Time Westchester in Harrison, N.Y. She leads classes in the club and through livestreaming.
Jeimy has been a dancer since the age of 3, participating in prestigious groups, competitions, and shows in the Dominican Republic and in the United States. She became a licensed Zumba instructor in 2011 and is now considered a top talent for Zumba fitness.