Cody Happ has been teaching Zumba classes since 2010. She began instructing as a way to share her love of fitness and Latin dance with individuals in her hometown in Northern Illinois. Cody teaches Zumba classes in a way that encourages participants to listen to their bodies and respect their individual ability levels by personalizing movements and doing what feels right. She is a nationally certified fitness instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She is also licensed to teach Zumba Toning, Aqua Zumba, and Zumba Kids/Zumba Kids Jr.
Cody moved to Albuquerque in 2014 in order to attend the University of New Mexico to pursue a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.