6-Year-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Nails Zumba Routine
Audrey Nethery has some serious moves.
The 6-year-old was invited to perform at a Zumba concert in Orlando earlier this month for the International Zumba Conference, according to the description of the YouTube video below. She danced in the sold-out show with some of her local instructors and some of the best Zumba teachers in the country.
Audrey does Zumba for the exercise but also in part to boost her confidence. She has a condition called Diamond Blackfan Anemia, which is a rare inherited syndrome of the bone marrow.
“We like it because she has fun and gets some good exercise,” Audrey’s father, Scott Nethery, told Yahoo Parenting. “We also feel that it has helped boost her confidence a bit. Audrey is smaller then other kids her age due to having Diamond Blackfan Anemia, and that bothers her sometimes. However, her size doesn’t matter when she is dancing and she knows she is pretty good at it!”
Watch Audrey’s performance at the International Zumba Conference below:
Check out Audrey’s Facebook page, where she raises awareness about her condition, for more information.