Department of Dance Office: DC-S131     Phone: 562-985-4747     Fax: 562-985-7896


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Jenilyn Brown Smith
Office Phone: 562.985.4747
Office: DC-F110


Jenilyn Brown Smith, M.F.A., received her Master’s degree in Dance from CSULB in 2011 where she was granted the Graduate Dean’s List Award.  She is currently a certified Pilates Instructor through BASI Pilates with a specialization in dance and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through NASM.  Aside from teaching for CSULB, Jenilyn is currently teaching for the International Dance Conservatory at OCSA in Santa Ana, CA and has recently taught for the Classical and Contemporary Dance Conservatory at OCSA, Cypress College, and Santa Ana College.  She is the Pilates Director and Instructor at Body Awareness Physical Therapy in San Clemente, CA and teaches for Yogaworks in Costa Mesa, CA. 

Jenilyn graduated from Brigham Young University in 2004 with her B.A. in Modern Dance.  While attending BYU, Jenilyn had the opportunity to dance in the Opening Ceremonies of the 2002 Paralympics and traveled through China teaching modern dance and performing in various venues.  Since then she has performed with several Southern California dance artists including the Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company and Jazzworks-Long Beach.  She has also performed and presented chorography in various venues throughout Southern California and Utah including Orange Coast College, Santa Ana College, Golden West College, the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater, ARC in Pasadena, CA and the University of Utah Dance Film Festival.


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