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Award Winning Author in Middletown

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Award Winning Author in Middletown

Mar 25, 2019
My Flipping Yaya
Wildwood Students
As of March 2019, Ms. Yonce Daniels, the first African American gymnast to own her own gymnastics gym, has visited every single elementary school for a book reading and signing of her book "My Flipping YaYa." That's nearly 1,500 students!
After each reading, she worked with some of the students in light gymnastics moves. 

A little about Ms. Daniels:

Yonce Daniels lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. She started gymnastics at the age of 5 in Tallahassee, Florida. She attended Florida A&M University High School and received a full ride gymnastics scholarship to The University of Iowa. She toured professionally with Kurt Thomas Gymnastics America. She opened Gym Express (the first female African-American owned gymnastics school) training preschool through elite level gymnasts.  Yonce Daniels is the gymnastics coordinator and head coach for the Mason Twisters. She is also a certified personal trainer and aerial yoga instructor. Yonce Daniels has read and completed a gymnastics demonstration to all the elementary schools in the Middletown City School District to an estimate of 1497 K-2nd graders!


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