Wheaton Studio of Dance

Celebrating  our 64th year of Dance Excellence


Joni Reese-Naber


Founder of The Wheaton Studio of Dance

Joni Reese-Naber – Producer, choreographer, dance teacher, and former studio owner.  As a child, Ms. Reese-Naber danced regularly on local television shows.  Later she danced professionally on tour in Europe, the Azores, the Bahamas, Newfoundland, and Iceland.  In the U.S., she appeared with stars, Gordon McRae, Eddie Fisher, and Carol Lawrence.  Professionally her former students became Rockettes, an Olympic gymnast, performed on off-Broadway, in commercials, and at dinner theaters. 

In addition, Ms. Reese-Naber appeared on local TV as an expert in exercising and has choreographed the Aerobic Action for the YMCA.  She is certified to teach all styles of dance through testing and certification by Dance Masters of America, and is a certified master Pilates instructor.  She has been performing in the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies in California for six seasons, ending in the spring of 2014. To see a clip of one of their last shows click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=nec1Ce6OavQ