Working: Second Acts: How Does an Economics Professor Become a Zumba Instructor for Seniors?

29:23
 
Share
 

Fetch error

Hmmm there seems to be a problem fetching this series right now. Last successful fetch was on May 21, 2019 07:01 (1d ago)

What now? This series will be checked again in the next day. If you believe it should be working, please verify the publisher's feed link below is valid and includes actual episode links. You can contact support to request the feed be immediately fetched.

Manage episode 230050600 series 2355368
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.
In a special five-episode mini-season of Working, we talk with people who have had “second acts,” that is people who made a dramatic career pivot at some point in their working lives.
If it weren’t for a shoulder injury, Mary Stevenson’s retirement may have looked completely different. After benefiting from classes in the Nia Technique, she decided to teach the fitness method—along with Zumba Gold and Ageless Grave—to older adults when she left the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she had taught economics for 40 years.
Stevenson talks the challenges and rewards of making a career switch in her late 50s. You can email us at working@slate.com.
Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

4321 episodes available. A new episode about every 5 hours averaging 42 mins duration .