Toni's Love Notes
Antoinette “Toni” Jackson was born and raised in Philadelphia, by way of Prince Georges County, Maryland. Toni is a graduate of Virginia State University, where she received her B.A. degree in Mass Communications/Radio and Television Broadcasting. While at Virginia State University, Toni was a member of the renowned VSU Woo Woo Cheerleading Squad.
Since her days at VSU, Toni has been an educator in public, private and alternative schools. As a teacher, she has received the “Standards of Learning Test Achievement Award” for three consecutive school years. Aside from teaching, Toni also served as the cheerleading coach promoting physical fitness, leadership, social skills and community service. She is now the mentor for her former cheerleaders. Toni is also a published model and fitness dance instructor. As an educator Toni supported the idea to compose her homeroom class in 2012 to a class of all "at risk" males and one female who has selective mutism. The bond that Toni made with her students prepared and pushed her closer to her vision and dream to become a social entrepreneur.
Toni created "The Heart of Appreciation" to help people of all ages have a healthy lifestyle mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. With any service the goal is to create innovative solutions that meet society's most pressing needs. Loving on the lost, helping the hurting and seeing a positive change through the lives of others is success for Toni.
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CHEER - DANCE TEACHER
With over 15 years of cheer and dance experience Toni's mission is to help teams in her community set & accomplish their goals. Whether the goal is to increase flexibility, become conditioned physically and vocally, learn and master dance choreography, develop team-building skills, and or enhance confidence.
Book Toni to host a class, workshop, or event in your area that will teach you how to apply and master the techniques necessary to utilize leadership skills and help project confidence. Classes are interactive and assist in developing a healthier individual mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Life Skills, Leadership Development, Self Worth and Self Acceptance, Positive Communication, Team Building, Etiquette, Overcoming Challenges, and much more.
If you are in the Richmond Virginia area come join the party! Each class is filled with high energy and a variety of dance moves in a supportive environment that improves health awareness and self-confidence.
Antoinette Toni is ready to come to your birthday party, school, group home, mental health facility, youth center, church, and public library to provide counseling sessions. All sessions allow each participant to tell their story in a safe environment and be supported. Each session begins or ends with dance fitness. Toni's goal is to decrease the percentage of low self-esteem and violence. While increasing the knowledge of healthy living, unity, development, and self-worth.
Confidence, Self Worth & Self Esteem
Loving & Healthy Relationships
Creating a Balanced Life
Living Your Purpose
Managing Anger, Disappointments & Stress
Managing Grief, Sadness & Change
Discovering Natural Gifts
Food, Nutrition, & Optimal Health
The Heart of Appreciation programs and camps provide a nurturing & inspiring enviroment where children have the opportunity to interact with peers, develop their reading & writing skills, and build their confidence. This program offers several activities which stimulate children to be organized, confident, friendly, healthier & happier, including dance fitness, arts & craft, communication skills, etiquette lessons and public speaking. Each child recieves a snack each day and gets to participate in "Thankful Thursdays. " Toni provides lunch and or dinner for the children and they all eat together while showcasing their social skills and manners that they've learned.