Jeney WasonJeney Wason, Dance Instructor

Jeney E. Wason has been dancing for over 25 years and started her dance instructors training at the young age of 10. She began instructing professionally for Judy Conti Dance Studios at the age of 16.   During her early years, she was a member of the Judy Conti Dance Worship team, Competition teams, and Lines. After graduating high school, Jeney attended Kent State University where she took a variety of dance classes and taught at the Rec. Upon graduating college, Jeney began teaching dance for Marquette School of Dance. There she developed the Assistance Dance Teacher’s Training Program and collaborated with other teachers to create a Pre Pointe and Pointe syllabus. Throughout the years, Jeney has furthered her dance training by studying in New York City and at the top dance conventions in the country. She is blessed to have studied a plethora of dance styles with the best professionals in the business like Jeff Amsden, Phil Black, Marty Dew, Abron and Savion Glover, Gregory Hines, Finis Jhung, Mia Michaels, Mike Minery, Mya, Sue Samuels, Joe Tremaine and Chet Walker.

Jeney choreographs for dance lines, plays, show choirs, theatre productions, weddings and enrichment programs at local schools and theatres. Most recently, she choreographed Bye Bye Birdie, Annie Jr, The Jungle Book Jr, South Pacific, Crazy for You and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.

In high school, Jeney was honored to be on the Prom Court, her school’s Homecoming Queen and Ohio’s Jr Miss Mahoning County. While attending Kent State University, she was a member of Alpha Phi Omega (the largest national co-ed service fraternity). She was honored with The Order of Epsilon Psi (the highest award within the fraternity) and the Distinguished Service Key (the highest national award). Jeney graduated cum laude from Kent State University with Bachelor’s of Science degree as an Intervention Specialist. She returned to Kent State University as an advisor for Alpha Phi Omega. She is certified in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education and Special Education (PreK thru High School). After teaching in Ohio for 6 years, she and her husband Ryan moved to Georgia. Jeney and Ryan have both been teaching for Forsyth County Schools for the last 5 years. They are blessed with two beautiful daughters Ella (2 years) and Daphne (10 months). Jeney loves to spend time with her family, reading, sewing and sharing her passions with others.

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