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A New Twist on Mommy and Child Time

Welcome to ZumBunny, an innovative event where Zumbini meets cuddly creatures for a day of fun, fitness, and bonding. Hosted by the energetic Laura at various F45 Training locations, this event is designed specifically for toddlers and their caregivers to enjoy together. Experience the rhythmic fun of Zumbini followed by a relaxing and interactive animal encounter session. Discover why ZumBunny is not just an event but a chance to create lasting memories with your little ones.

What is ZumBunny?


ZumBunny combines the energetic, music-driven movement of Zumbini—a Zumba program tailored for young children—with the calming presence of gentle animals like bunnies, guinea pigs, and more. Held at the vibrant and welcoming F45 Training gyms, this event encourages physical activity and sensory experiences in a safe and joyful environment. Zumbini’s lively sessions, designed to engage toddlers with music and movement, are seamlessly integrated with the peaceful interaction of animal encounters, creating a balanced and enriching experience.

The Benefits of Zumbini and Animal Encounters


Zumbini is more than just dancing; it’s a way for children to enhance motor skills, improve balance, and develop a sense of rhythm and coordination at an early age. Studies have shown that early participation in movement activities can lead to better physical, cognitive, and social outcomes for young children. The music and movement in Zumbini classes also promote language development and social interaction, giving children a comprehensive developmental boost.

Post-dance, the animal therapy session provides a soothing transition. Interacting with animals has been proven to reduce stress and increase feelings of happiness and well-being. According to a study from the University of Missouri-Columbia, engaging with animals can elevate levels of the hormone oxytocin, which enhances feelings of happiness and trust (Source: ScienceDaily). This calming effect is particularly beneficial for young children, helping them to unwind and process their experiences from the Zumbini session.

Perfect for Mommy and Me Time


ZumBunny is an excellent opportunity for parents, especially moms, to connect with their children in a playful, relaxed setting. It combines physical activity with calm, tactile interactions with animals, catering to both energetic and quiet moments. This balance makes ZumBunny a perfect blend of stimulation and relaxation, ideal for young children and their caregivers. Parents can bond with their children through shared activities, fostering a deeper connection and creating lasting memories.

The structured yet flexible format of ZumBunny sessions allows parents to fully engage with their children, enhancing the quality of their interaction. This type of quality time is crucial for child development, strengthening the parent-child bond, and providing children with the emotional support they need to thrive.

About Once in a Wild


Once in a Wild, your trusted partner in educational animal encounters, brings this wonderful experience to you. Our mission is to inspire and educate the public about animals through direct engagement. We believe that hands-on educational experiences with animals can foster a lifelong passion for wildlife and conservation. Our animal experts ensure that each encounter is safe, educational, and deeply enriching for both children and adults. Find more about our events and mission at Once in a Wild.

Join Us at ZumBunny

Don’t miss out on this unique event. Whether you’re looking to introduce your child to the joys of dance, enjoy some relaxing animal cuddles, or simply spend quality time together, ZumBunny offers it all. Book your tickets now at Eventbrite and join Laura for a session of Zumbini with a twist! Our sessions are designed to be accessible and enjoyable for all, making ZumBunny a perfect outing for families looking to do something special.

For more about Laura and her Zumbini classes, visit her on Zumbini with Laura.

Embrace the Experience

Embrace the chance to dance, play, and snuggle with some adorable animals at ZumBunny. We promise it’s an experience that you and your little one will cherish forever! This event not only provides fun and entertainment but also contributes to your child’s development and well-being. Join us at ZumBunny and create beautiful memories that will last a lifetime.