A special feature by Katie Davis
All of the instructors at Studio K bring a special magic to the room in each of the styles they offer, and this instructor has been a member favorite from the very first day he began! His big smile, kind heart, positive energy and super fun classes fill the dance floor every single time! Studio K is so lucky to have him as a part of our Family and just saying his name makes everyone instantly happy! Congratulations to our December Instructor of the Month, Miguel Quinones!
KD: Why did you choose to be an instructor at Studio K?
MQ: I was just starting to teach Zumba. I very new to this format and I was looking for opportunities to teach and Studio K gave me an opportunity.
KD: What classes do you currently teach at the studio?
MQ: I teach Zumba on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM, and I also teach workshops.
KD: What do you do for work during the day?
MQ: During the day, my full-time job is a Dancer at Universal Studios. Part-time I’m a Dancer at Holy Land Experience. Seasonally I’m a Performer at Walt Disney World. Part Time – Zumba Instructor.
KD: In your opinion, what makes Studio K different from other dance/fitness options?
MQ: The space is so different - the people go to have fun, do their cardio, and they are all very nice!
KD: What is your favorite class to teach and/or take at Studio K and why?
MQ: I love to teach the dance workshops because you are given the freedom to come up with themes for classes and make them your own!
KD: What do you love about teaching dance/fitness classes at Studio K?
MQ: I love teaching dance / fitness because doing what I love also helps people in their goals to live a healthy lifestyle.
KD: Is there a class that you haven’t taken yet, but would love to try in the future?
MQ: I wish I had more time to take classes too! I want to go to Yoga Fusion, Musical Theater, and Afro Fusion Fitness.
KD: What advice do you have for people who want to try dance/fitness classes at Studio K, but are hesitant/nervous?
MQ: Do it! Try it! Just one time and you are definitely going to come back again!!!
KD: In a few words, what does Studio K mean to you?
MQ: It’s a space where you can teach and continue growing as an instructor or member.
KD: If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
MQ: Pasta! I loveeee pasta!!!
KD: If you were going to a deserted island and could only bring three things that are currently in your house right now, what would it be and why? (this could be something practical or sentimental)
MQ: My phone and TV and I’m good lol
KD: Would you rather be stuck in a snowstorm without heat or stuck in a heatwave without air conditioning?
MQ: Heatwave without A/C!
Come and meet Miguel and try his class every Tuesday at 7:30 PM! See the full schedule here.