Simon was born and raised in St, Louis, MO As a Dancer she has ventured out and furthered her craft. Tonya has been a dancer for over 20 years and is very excited to be able to help dancers capitalize on their talents from using what she knows from her own talents. As Choreographer of the Nellyville Tour 2007 she has been blessed to work with some of the most influential and amazing people of the dance industry. Nellyville opened up so many doors of opportunity and has been a catapult for her dance career. Tonya has been blessed to be in the Music Vidoes, Commercials, dancing with P. Diddy, Murphy Lee, Kelly Rowland, Busta Rhymes, and Tommy Davison just to name a few.
St. Louis brought Tony a many opportunites in her career and she feel that she would never be where she was had it not been for God setting her up in St. Louis . Director of the B. Elite Dance Academy for 10 years, Tonya has been able to intensely work on all aspects of her leadership and teaching skills. She coaches hip hop and jazz at the Hazelwood East High School, since 2010 and has set award winning chorography on the many dancers/groups that train under her including: All Stars, ,Highland Dance Team , and Dancing in the Streets annual gathering of 10, 000 people, Tonya is thankful to be where she is and is so thankful all of the inspiration and supportive people that are apart of her life. She plans on doing big things and hopes that you will be along for the ride!