While Aredes enjoys teaching Zumba classes, his dream was always to work in fine dining, and the pandemic has put that on hold.

While Aredes enjoys teaching Zumba classes, his dream was always to work in fine dining, and the pandemic has put that on hold.

While Aredes enjoys teaching Zumba classes, his dream was always to work in fine dining, and the pandemic has put that on hold.

NEW YORK — JANUARY 23: Michael Aredes leads a stretch during a Zumba class outside Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Photographs by Calla Kessler/NPR)