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About:

Jasmin Yahné

Jasmin Yahné School of Dance (JYSD) is managed by CEO and artistic director, Mrs. Jasmin Yahné, who has been dancing for over 30 years and teaching dance for more than fifteen years. Jasmin is an alumna of  The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) under the direction of LaDeva Davis, where she served as a dance major and Senior Dance Captain of the dance department. She also received a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Dance Performance, from West Chester University (WCU), where she was a dancer and choreographer of West Chester’s University Dance Company and a dance captain for the Black Student Union’s hip-hop dance team, Addictive. 

 

Jasmin Yahné is a former sixth grade math educator and dance director at Tacony Academy Charter School, from 2012-2018. Her dream has always been to fuse her two passions for educating and dancing, by owning and directing a dance company!

 

Jasmin Yahné founded JYSD in 2016, and has celebrated eight successful years of business in January 2024. Some of her achievements have been earning The Studio of Excellence Award, Apogee Award,  Choreography Award, People's Choice Award, and a plethora of Highest Overall Awards, at many dance competitions throughout the tri-state area. Jasmin also fearlessly led her company to earn the title as 2019 and 2022 Starquest National Champions. 

 

Jasmin Yahné was highlighted on NBC Sports Philadelphia as a premiere black-owned business for the Local Business Spotlight: HER Story, featured on The Quincy Harris Morning Show on FOX 29, and Jasmin Yahné choreographed for the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders' halftime performance, in which JYSD created history as the first dance company to ever perform alongside our hometown cheer team. Jasmin Yahné also choreographed for Wawa Welcome to America, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Most recently Jasmin Yahné was honored by Montgomery County for her innovative dance art education and trailblazing leadership in the dance community, as an African-American in the Arts.

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