Yolanda aka Ms.Y

Artist • Teaching • Dance, Literary Arts, Theater

Yolanda was born and raised in Chicago. Yolanda loves dance as it is one of her top passions. Yolanda is glad to be able to share her passion of dance to people. Even if a person does not want to be a dancer, that’s ok because in class Yolanda’s goal is to inspire and educate a person to be the best human possible.

Yolanda has taught dance to students of all ages, from toddlers to high school students, and has also taught special needs students. Yolanda taught Salsa Dance and Tango at Kenwood Academy High School, and was the Choreographer for Kenwood Academy’s “Dream Girls” production as well as the school’s “Tribute to Motown” production. She also choreographed the Wiz for an Englewood Community.

Artist Information

Languages Spoken
  • English
Years with Urban Gateways
  • 12
Areas of Expertise
  • Dance
  • Musical theatre
  • Fashion
  • Visual arts related to fashion
Learning Environments
  • Virtual
  • Hybrid
  • In-Person