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May 2015 Newsletter

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Introducing KIZOMBA

Kizomba is an African dance, primarily from Angola. It’s grounded, connected, and becoming wildly popular internationally. Kizomba has been called the “African tango.” Connection is paramount in this dance – it’s all focused on the dynamic between you and your partner, not what you might look like to an outsider.

We invite you to discover KIZOMBA with our workshops scheduled this weekend:

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Watch these fun videos of KIZOMBA:




The ZEN of Art … a special ArtInspired PAINT NIGHT

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Painting can be intimidating especially if you are not doing step-by-step class and your creativity has to be unleashed from the soul. That was the point of our most recent PAINT NIGHT involving ZENTANGLES. Most of our PAINT NIGHT classes are based on easy to follow guided work. This time we encouraged participants to meditate on the strokes they wanted to express. We combined the practice with mediation music and aromatherapy to give everyone a very ZEN environment.

Why is this form of art powerful? Check out the wonderful page regarding using ZENTANGLE in health care:

“Research has found that meditation may relieve depression and significantly improved psychological distress and well-being.”

“This is one of my favorite classes to teach,” Instructor Marilen Crump. “I love helping others find ways to release stress in creative ways. ArtInspired’s mission is definitely based on practices like this.”

There are two more paintings on the line up this month and one class already announced in May taught by Sierra Hauser. Kat Gulledge will also be included in May’s line up with her PAINT NIGHT classes. Check out the calendar to register: CLICK HERE

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Check out our calendar and register for our upcoming events!

ArtInspired is located in Newport News and Yorktown, VA. We are an Open Arts Space that features classes in Wellness, Creativity, Photography and more… We also have services to make your life more inspired and FREE WEEKLY POWER TALKS to encourage you to live a more positive life.

Need more information? Call us at 757-768-9033 or email

Dance Fitness Energy Rising


Our commitment to providing our awesome students a fun variety of Dance Fitness options has been anchored by our love of ZUMBA Latin Dance Fitness. Owner Marilen Crump has been a long standing ZIN member in the area and cherishes every opportunity to help other instructors become the best they can.

ArtInspired’s newest addition is long time student Elizabeth Tran who is very enthused about her new role as a motivator and fitness professional.  “I love knowing that I’m making a difference and helping them get healthy,” Elizabeth expresses in her blog.

This month we are also highlighting instructors Kathryn Gulledge and Mickey Sanderson.

Kat will be teaching her brand of Kickboxing (see calendar for dates/times) and Mickey is our newest addition teaching ZUMBA on Thursdays at 930am.

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ArtInspired, LLC is based in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Programs in Newport News, Yorktown, Hampton, Williamsburg and surrounding areas.
We offer wellness classes that include ZUMBA, PILOXING, Yoga, Pilates, Bollywood, Cardio Scupt, RIPPED and much more. Perfect if you are looking to get in shape, get strong and get inspired. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions: (757) 768-9033 / / or simply comment below.


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