Eduardo Fajardo has been a dancer for more than 20 years, and has been a performer throughout that time. He was a dancer for the prestigious Folk Dance Group of his native country Honduras, ”SECTUR” (Secretaria de Cultura y Turismo).He moved to New York in 1992 with his family and continued to dance in local exhibitions promoted by the Honduras Consulate in New York City.
He has studied ballroom dancing at the studios of the Arthur Murray School in Bayshore Long Island, where he then became an instructor in all levels of ballroom dancing specializing in Latin dances. He taught dances like samba, salsa, mambo, cha-cha, paso doble, merengue, waltz, swing, tango and rumba.
While living in Long Island, he participated in many different community theaters, as a choreographer and instructor. His Theater Art and Ballroom dance skills have led him to participate in several dance exhibitions and competitions.
During the summer of 2000, he taught salsa and swing at the Bally Total Fitness clubs in New York City, where he is currently working as an instructor, teaching different aerobics classes as well as Zumba classes at all their New York and New Jersey locations.
In 2002, Eduardo was invited to participate in a Zumba® Fitness Training (a very dynamic and exciting class full of Latin flavor) offered by Bally Total Fitness and Zumba® Fitness to become a Licensed Zumba® Instructor. Since then, he has appeared in different TV shows like the Caroline Rhea talk show and The Channel 7 news and the Hispanic television channels Univision 41 and Telemundo, as well as an international tour to Honduras, El Salvador , Costa Rica and Mexico, where he performed at different venues in 2005 and 2006.
In 2011 he was invited to be a presenter at the SZIGET Festival in Hungary, one of the biggest music festivals in Europe attended by more than 30,000 people within a week where he taught and coordinated with the local Zumba instructors a series of Zumba® Fitness classes daily as part of the festival’s fitness activities.
In 2012, Eduardo was a presenter at the Zumba® Fitness Instructor Conference in London as well as the Zumba®Fitness Instructor Convention in Orlando , FL.
Eduardo is currently teaching as a Licensed Zumba instructor at various Bally Total Fitness Clubs across New York City, Long Island, Queens, Bronx and New Jersey.
He is also an Official Choreo and Salsa Zumba® Jammer (Zumba® Instructor who specializes in Zumba®choreography), he travels often within the United States and Europe teaching Choreography Sessions to Zumba® instructors as well as Zumba® Fitness Master Classes.
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