Darren is the Senior Vice President of Instructor Programming for Zumba Fitness LLC based in Miami. He holds a bachelors degree in Human Movement Science and is a featured writer for numerous fitness industry publications. In addition, Darren sits on the IDEA Program Directors Committee, was a finalist for the IDEA Program director of the year award 2009 and is an IHRSA industry expert in the field of Personal training. Darren was previously with the Virgin Active Group in South Africa as the Head of Product for their chain of 100 plus Health clubs. Darren is a recognized speaker at most major international fitness conventions including IHRSA, IDEA, CAN-FIT-PRO and FILEX and has presented at conventions across South Africa, Canada the USA and Asia.