Expressions Dance of Jacksonville was formed in March 2009 by Lisa Freeney and Neisha Butler. Our Studio is located near downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Our goal is providing an affordable service to our community and our focus is teaching and developing students who love the arts.
Lisa was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Bishop Gallagher High School in 1988. After High School Lisa continued her education at Florida A&M University graduating in 1992, with a B.S. degree in Computer Information Systems. Lisa relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in 1995. She is married to Howard Freeney and has 2 children, Kayla and Kyra. Lisa enjoys giving back to the community and wants to continue to share a gift with children and adults who love and are willing to learn to love the arts.
Lisa handles the financial and administration aspects of the business.
Neisha was born in Jacksonville, Florida. She is a graduate of Jean Ribault Sr. High School and has 1 son, Jamal Collins II. Neisha has been dancing and modeling most of her life and most recently improved these talents by performing with the Purple Thunder Dance Line of Edward Waters College under the direction of Bertran Daniels. She also enhanced her God given talent with private professional classes in all types of dance styles. Neisha had the great pleasure of enhancing her modeling skills by being a member of the group "Dangerous Curves of Jacksonville", a plus size modeling group at LIFE the Image Company. Neisha has been blessed with a talent that she has been afforded the opportunity to share at Greater Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Inc. where she is the creator and choreographer of the V.I.S.I.O.N.S. Dance Ministry and has been for four years. She is very fluent in Liturgical Dance. Neisha has a strong desire to continue to share her gift of dance with others who loves and is willing to love the art as much as she does. Neisha is currently the instructor of Modeling.
2818 North Main Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32206