Bonnie Hawkins

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Bonnie started dancing when she started walking. She has studied Classical Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Bellydance and also LOVED to twirl batons.

Even though her dream was to be a Ballerina she fell in love with Tap Dancing and Jazz Tap.
At the age of 8 she was offered the opportunity to be part of a tap chorus line among 15 and 17 year olds to open for Broadway Star Joel Grey at the then Steel Pier. She has studied with many well known Broadway dancers and choreographers.

She went on to learn the art of bellydance starting at the age of 12. She has performed at different venues and has traveled to different cities performing. She also started to teach her daughter Bellydance at the age of 3. She was a natural at it and went on to become the very well known and respected instructor, performer and choreographer SHERENA.

Bonnie also has a passion for costume designing for Bellydancing. She has made many costumes for her daughter Heather Sherena and for many of her daughter’s students.

She now is the co director to her daughter’s dance studio Art in Motion Dance Academy.

This dance instructor works with the following styles:

  • Ballet
  • Bellydance
  • Flamenco
  • Lyrical Jazz
  • Tap
  • Tumbling