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Tanisha M.


Douglas Anderson School of the Arts,

Florida State University,
BFA Music Theatre

Childcare Experience

Masterclass Dance Instructor
Across the US, US, 04/16 - Present
Boys and Girls ages 10-18

Part-Time Babysitter
North Bergen, New Jersey, 06/16 - Present
One girl, age 4

Dance Instructor (Conservatory)
Tallahassee, Florida, 08/14 - 06/15
Girls, Ages 3-12

Day-Time Child Care Councelor
Chontala, Guatemala, 03/12 - 12/13
Boys and girls ages 3-13

Camp Counselor (Dance)
Jacksonville, Florida, 05/11 - 08/13
Boys and Girls, Ages 4-13

Dance Teacher
Jacksonville, FL, 05/11 - 08/12
Girls, ages 6-10

Professional Experience

New York, New York, 05/16 - Present

New York, New York, 05/15 - Present

New York, New York, 01/16 - 07/16

Ballet Conservatory Instructor
Tallahassee, FL, 08/14 - 06/15

Vocal Master Class Instructor
San Jose, Costa Rica, 03/15 - 04/15

Sales Associate
Jacksonville, Florida, 05/10 - 08/13

About me

My name is Tanisha! I am a Florida native, and a broadway performer in New York City with a passion for childcare and teaching.

My love for children actually started when I began teaching dance. In high school, I started to teach at a very beginner level through the dance studio I was training at. That led to many more teaching and childcare opportunities which allowed me to work with children ages 3-12 years old.

With my childcare roots stemming from the arts, it became very clear to me very quickly how important it was to understand each child's individual needs. Dancers are a far more literal example of this because every dancer's body is obviously so different. But, having to take the time to assess the outer differences easily transferred to understanding each child's personality and ultimately, what kind of attention they need personally.

My philosophy is that it's much easier to get to know someone (especially children) once you've made them comfortable enough to fully be themselves. Learning what tone, energy, and gestures make a child comfortable has been the best way that I've found to learn how to both care for and discipline children properly.

My other hobbies include practicing yoga, community service, and fashion.

I have professional child care experience with...

  • Toddlers
  • Preschoolers
  • School-aged (K-5)
  • Preteen
  • Teenagers
  • Twins
  • Multiples
  • Special Needs

I will be SmartSitting while...

Doing yoga or drinking coffee!

In 5 years, I hope to be...

Married, and still performing!

Activities & skills I love to teach & share with children...

Anything to expand a child's creativity!!!

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