Alexis Perkins has always had a passion for television production, writing, dance, and fitness. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication/Broadcast Journalism. Alexis then went on to work at WTKR News Channel 3 and BCF Advertising Agency.
In 2009 she became a licensed Zumba instructor. Since then she furthered her fitness education by obtaining her Group Exercise Certification and Personal Training Certification through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Alexis also continued her trainings with Zumba fitness and received her licenses to teach in Zumba B2, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids, and one of her other passions Zumba Gold.
2010 was the year that Alexis was able to merge her love for communications and fitness by becoming the producer and lead instructor for the 30 minute workout television show Fuzion Fitness! It started off on the Public School Channel In Newport News and has since expanded to air in all cities in the Hampton Roads area and beyond.
In 2011 Alexis was given the opportunity to teach Zumba Master Classes internationally and has since instructed in France, Italy, Switzerland, Serbia, Sweden, Tokyo, Budapest, Romania, Belgium, and much much more.
Alexis is also the coordinator of the largest dance fitness event in the Hampton Roads area. The LOVE Fest brings over 100 local fitness instructors together and donates thousands of dollars to various charities. With over 1300 participants and more than 40 vendors it is considered the highlight of the year in the fitness community.
In 2016 Alexis also became a writing contributor for The Health Journals and also had her book “Kinks to Curls” published and distributed nationally in Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Kindle, and Nook.
Her high energy style is well known for not only being fun but generating fitness