Ms. Tonja teaches Beginner Tap at Misako Beats and Teaches Elementary Ballet 1 and Ballet 1 at Misako Ballet Studio! She is from Philadelphia Pennsylvania, where she studied dance at La-Cher-Tari Dance Studio. She has been dancing nonstop since her mother put her in dance class at the age of 3 years old. Her favorite part of dancing is the way it makes her feel;It's her form of expression and release. Ms. Tonja doesn't have a favorite dance move, however the best dance move that she likes to do are triplets in the tap world. Her favorite Howard County activity is to dance with her students and explore the parks in the area. The most important thing that she wants to teach her students is to dance as if no one is watching you and to always be yourself!