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Yoni is the Camp Director of two Israeli Dance Camps Camp Yona (February) and Camp Finjan (Labor Day)

Israeli Folk dance Background: Yoni has performed on Broadway and toured around the world as a soloist with the Inbal Theater and Karmon Group. Yoni has over 20 years of experience in teaching and performing Israeli dance.


In 1958, Yoni start taking Classical Ballet lessons at a Town named Chedera in Israel while she was at Kibbutz "Maaggan Michael".
1960, Yoni joined the "Inbal Theatre" and continued in 1967 with "Karmon Groups". In both groups, Yoni was a soloist and performed around the world with them. At Inbal, Yoni had?a part in the movie "The Greatest Story Ever Told"; she participated as one of?the six dancers in front of the King (Jose Ferrer)?with the Director George Stevens (may he rest in peace), starring Max Von Sidow and Charlton Heston.

Yoni also had solo parts in?Musicals including: "Jumbo" (an Israeli Musical), "My Fair Lady", "The King and I" and Hello Dolly. At the same time, she taught Jazz in Tel Aviv at Gertrude Krause dance studio.

In 1973, she studied Ballroom Dancing and was certified as a "Dance Educator of America ” in New York . She taught upstate New York at the "Concord Hotel" in the Catskill Mountain Ballroom Dancing, and Exercise classes.
She moved to California in 1984 and joined the famous "Arthur Murray Dance Studio" (Ballroom is Salonim in Hebrew) first as a teacher and later as dance counselor for 10 years.
She also worked as an exercise instructor at the famous La Costa Hotel and Spa in Carlsbad, California.
In 1985, Yoni started an Israeli Folk Dance class at the “ Folk Dance Center ” on Adam Street in San Diego, and another class at the Jewish Community Center of Orange County in Costa Mesa