Meet Our Crew!

We at QC Studio Z are certified Zumba® professionals and are always readily available to assist you in all aspects of your fitness program! Got questions? Let us know! Feel free to stop us before or after class...or send us a message, we're happy to help in whatever way we can!


Lead Instructors

Amanda (Newman) Motto


Zumba® Certification: Zumba® Basic-May 2011

                                     Zumba Core®-April 2013 


Zumba® Experience: QC Studio Z - 8/2012 to Present

                                  ZNDQC - June 2011 to July 2012


Occupation: Attorney


Interests: Reading, Classic Films, Singing (everyone loves karaoke, right?) and working out with my Zumba® family.


Favorite Zumba® Rhythms: Reggaeton, Soca, Merengue, Samba


Favorite Quote: “Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”

Sara (Newman) Pearson


Zumba® Certification: Zumba® Basic-May 2011

                                     Zumba Core®-March 2013


Zumba® Experience: QC Studio Z - 8/2012 to Present

                                   ZNDQC - June 2011 to July 2012

                                   CASI - May 2012 to August 2012


Occupation: Data Analyst


Interests: Photography, Traveling, DIY Home Improvement Projects…and of course Zumba®!


Favorite Zumba® Rhythms: Reggaeton, Soca, Salsa, Bhangra, Samba


Favorite Quote: “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.”

Missi Slankard


Zumba® Certification: Zumba® Basic-October 2011

                                     Zumbatomic®-May 2012

                                     Zumba Core®-March 2013


Zumba® Experience: QC Studio Z- 8/2012 to Present

                                   RIFAC- 9/2012 to 10/2013

                                   Two Rivers YMCA- 5/2012 to 8/2014

                                   Fitness First Plus- 12/2011-6/2012


Occupation: Sr. Accountant


Interests: Scrapbooking and rocking the dance floor Zumba® style.


Favorite Zumba® Rhythms: Merenge, Reggaeton, Samba and Bachata


Favorite Quote: “There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.”

Substitute Instructors

DeMetria Isabel


Zumba® Certification: Zumba® Basic – April 2015

Zumba® Experience: 

Zumba with Dee

  • LeClaire Rec Center - July 2015 to August 2015
  • El Rio Spa and Wellness - August 2015 to August 2016
  • QC Studio Z - September 2015 to Present                               

Occupation: Marketing Specialist

Interests: Dance (Zumba®, liturgical), fitness/health/wellness, DIY projects, and traveling

Favorite Zumba® Rhythms: Reggaeton, Salsa, Hip Hop

Welcoming Committee

Linda (Newman) Stevens (left)


Susan Newman (right)


These beautiful ladies will greet you at our check-in desk at each class and are happy to answer any questions you may have!

  • FREE TRIAL CLASS for all students who are brand new to QCSZ Zumba® classes! Enjoy your 1st class on us as our way of saying 'thank you' for coming out to give us a try! *NOTE: These free trial classes do not apply to special events.



         DROP-INS= $5

         5-Class Punch Cards=$20

        10-Class Punch Cards=$40

Any Questions?

Contact us!


QCSZ Phone#: 563-265-2933


*If you'd like to be added to our text alert list, just text your first & last name to the # above!



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