Tonia began her dance training at the age of seven and became an Assistant Dance
Instructor at the age of 14. After graduating from Fairport High School in 2002, Tonia
continued her study of dance at The Draper Center for Dance Education, The
Broadway Dance Center in NYC, and at SUNY Brockport. At age 19, Tonia began her
teaching career at local studios throughout the Rochester area. In that time, she has
won numerous top scoring and special awards, judges awards, choreography awards,
and Top Teacher awards.
Currently, Tonia lives in Pittsford with her husband Kevin and her two sons Nathan and Andrew. She loves to share her passion for dance with her students of all ages and abilities. She is thrilled to join the Fitzsimmons faculty and can't wait to get to know you all!