Aerobics Instructor, Zumba Instructor & Occupational Therapist


Claire Batten of Zumba Plymouth

Claire created Zumba®  Plymouth in October 2009 and was the first Zumba®  Instructor in Plymouth .

Claire is passionate about dance and has been dancing in one form or another since the age of three.  She has been a dancer in various stage productions over the years.

Claire has been dancing to different Latin Styles of music for the past 10 years and is regularly out and about at Latin Parties and Clubs across the city

Through Claire’s passion for Latin music and dance she stumbled upon Zumba® , and was immediately addicted and wanted to learn more. In September 2009 Claire completed the Zumba®  Instructors Training and is committed to spreading the fun that is Zumba®  across the city.

Claire has CYQ Group Exercise to Music qualification as well as study for Level 4 Personal Training Qualifications.

As well as teaching Zumba® , Claire holds a Bsc (Hons ) in Occupational Therapy and has been working within the NHS for the past 18 years. Many of Claire’s skills as a therapist both from an anatomy and physiology point of view, as well as a psychological perspective, transfer well into group exercise.

Claire comes across as a happy and smiley person who is very approachable. Whatever your background or dance ability you will be made to feel very welcome in her classes.

Claire is licensed to teach Zumba® , Zumba®  Toning,  Zumba® tomic, Zumba®  Gold,Zumba®  Sentao, Zumba®  Gold Toning and Zumba®  in the Circuit

Check out Claires Profile and Plymouth Zumba Classes here


  • As someone who hates exercise i thought Zumba would be another excersize class to add to the list of “tried once never again!”. How wrong was I. It’s amazing how you can work... Read More


    I love it, I've never found an exercise that I have enjoyed and have stuck to. Zumba is the first. I've dropped nearly two dress sizes for my wedding but I don't intend to stop com... Read More


    My daughter had been to Claire’s Zumba class so I went along not knowing what to expect but it was great!!!! Claire made it really fun and encouraged everyone to join in no matte... Read More

    Kaz 123

    Zumba is absolutely FANTASTIC!!! So much fun and Claire the instructor is brilliant making sure everyone is having great time. The time flies by and every time a session ends you a... Read More