Deontario James


Deontario James

Zumba Fitness Instructor

Born and raised in Memphis, TN (ranked one of the nation unhealthiest cities) really has inspired DeeJay to set out on a mission to help his community. Since joining the French Riviera Spa several years ago as a Kickboxing Group Fitness Instructor, DeeJay has taught over a thousand fitness classes. Shortly after becoming a fitness instructor, DeeJay was introduced to a new dance fitness craze sweeping the globe: Zumba Fitness™. It took no time for him to realize his passion for the Zumba Fitness™ program.

Licensed in five of the Zumba Fitness™ programs, he’s able to offer easy, fun, and effective workouts for all fitness levels. DeeJay has presented/taught classes for many spas, gyms, churches, schools, corporations, and companies locally & nationally.

Recently the State of Tennessee awarded Deontario as “The Most Outstanding Fitness Instructor.” The city of Birmingham, AL awarded DeeJay with official Seal of Excellency.

DeeJay has helped numerous people from different backgrounds and walks of life change their lives for the better. DeeJay strives to keep developing his fitness legacy into something the world can experience, enjoy, and love!