Maria Teresa taught her first “aerobics” class back in 1996 in her family gym: STONE GYM, she has taught everything from Kickboxing to Step and Aqua fitness. Zumba Education Specialist since 2007, she helped launch the global phenomenon Zumba program in New Zealand and Australia in 2009. She continues to be a driving force for the program “down under” training hundreds of instructors every year, providing them with career opportunities. Inducted to the Roll of honour by fitness australia in 2016 for her contribution to the fitness industry in Australia. Co-founder of group fitness online education MY GROUP MOVE.