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Owner of 
The Hip Hop Shop

If I can do it, so can you!!!!

I have always struggled to find a way to lose weight and keep it off.  I have tried every diet on the planet but nothing yielded the results I was looking for.  Dancing has always been an integral part of my life and is the only routine that I have been able to fully commit myself to!  After years of dancing around my house (alone and with the kids!), I came across Cardio Hip Hop and was instantly hooked!  This was the perfect way to combine my passion for dancing and my desire to work out.  


The Hip Hop Shop is a place for everyone!!  I want everyone to feel comfortable when they walk in and walk out a better, more fulfilled, version of themselves!!I am excited to take this journey with you and can't wait to see what the future holds!!


Kids Fitness Instructor/ Cardio Hip Hop Instructor

After aging out of my 18 year dancing career, I went on the hunt for something to keep me fit!  When I stumbled upon The Hip Hop Shop by word of mouth, I was instantly in love.  So in love that I pursued my Zumba certification!  In addition to Zumba, I cannot wait to share my passion for dancing with children in our Kids Fitness Classes!  I look forward to having fun, staying in shape and building lifelong relationships with all of you!

Zumba Instructor

My journey to Zumba began shortly after beating cancer.  Thinking it was just a means to relieve stress, I instantly fell in love with the combination of music and dance!  This propelled me to go for my Zumba Fitness certification.  Zumba has helped me achieve my fitness goals but I continue to teach because it makes me smile.  Laughter is contagious!

Lisa Lee
Zumba Instructor

Hey everyone! I love teaching group fitness but more importantly I love being able to help people reach their fitness a fun yet challenging environment. I’ve been teaching Zumba for about 8 years. I’ve done Zumba tours around the U.S. with international Zumba stars in 2016 & 2018. I started teaching cardio kickboxing and HPF about 3 years ago. My goal is to have you leave my class with a feeling of accomplishment and a smile on your face.

Kids Dance
Burlesque Fitness

 My love of dance started at the age of 3, since then it has only grown.  I immediately started taking classes and at the age of 7 was accepted into the Pennsylvania Ballet.   I have studied Tap, Lyrical and Jazz as well throughout the years.  In 2017, while I was living in Maine, I was introduced to Burlesque.  After becoming part of the studio’s dance company I performed throughout the New England area.  Burlesque has a way of making you feel confident and fierce.  I look forward to being able to empower others through dance.            

My love for dance started at the age of ten.  I have done various styles of dance and was a competitive dancer for ten years.  The past 2 years I have done three shows in New York City and continue to go up there to take dance classes.  I have also danced on Carnival Cruise ships and been in the Miss America Parade in Atlantic City!  I look forward to continuing my dancing career while minoring in dance at Stockton University and inspiring audiences and students all around.  My proudest accomplishment will be seeing my students take pride in their achievements as they grow as individuals and enjoy my classes!

Bollywood Instructor

Carly Melchert-Parlante is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher with 9 years of teaching experience. Carly has experience teaching a variety of styles of yoga including vinyasa, hatha, power, restorative and yin. She is also certified in trauma informed yoga practices. 

Carly is highly intuitive and brings that into her teaching where each class is curated to meet the needs of those present in class. Each class she teaches is unique as she curates the class based on the energy of those who came to practice. Carly’s favorite part of yoga practice is breath-work, as that can be done any place, any time not just on the yoga mat. 

Additionally Carly is a level II reiki practitioner, spiritual card reader and lover of all things metaphysical. She enjoys creating playlists for her yoga class and is excited to bring her energy to The Hip Hop Shop! 

Yoga Instructor

 I want to bring to you a dance style that I grew up with that is full of boundless energy, electrifying rhythm, and passion - Bollywood dancing!
I have been trained in Indian classical dance, Bollywood dance, Bhangra & BollyX Zumba. In every class, we will infuse the best techniques in creating a mix of high & low intensity moves, an exhilarating, calorie-burning experience that combines the best of Bollywood and fitness for students of all ages and skill levels.
Get ready to groove to the pulsating beats, master captivating choreography, and embark on a vibrant journey through the magical and colorful world of Bollywood to unleash your inner Bollywood dance star!


Heidi Becht RYT 200 has been practicing yoga since 2010. Her yoga practice started as a random routine included on a DVD set during her P90x phase to get in shape for her wedding day. Fortunately for her, she finally came to the realization that she possessed a strong desire to teach yoga.

Heidi has stated, “Someone first suggested that I try yoga when I was in my mid 20’s and I completely ignored them. I really had no clue what they were even talking about. Years later, I took my first Saturday morning class and instantly fell in love with the sense of belonging and mental ease from the vibe of being in the studio with other yogis. That combined with how much better my body felt, I was hooked.”

Heidi has spent over 20 years leading marketing teams in both corporate and non-profit settings. She currently resides in Woolwich, NJ with her husband Bill, her kiddos Maddie and Ben, and a dog she sworn she would never own. Off her mat, she enjoys volunteering as a Girl Scout leader and being part of the family at SWLT (Swedesboro-Woolwich Little Theater) youth program.

Class Description:

Good Vibes Flow with Heidi

An all-levels, beginner friendly 45 min. vinyasa yoga class that allows yogis the space to not only build strength and flexibility, but practice mindfulness and completely unwind. Please bring your mat and any other props (straps, blankets, blocks, eye pillow, etc.)  

Yoga Instructor

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