Abena has been dancing since the age of 3 years old. She started her dance training at Dance Dimension in North Brunswick NJ where she studied tap, ballet , jazz, contemporary, and musical theater. While attending Dance Dimension she also competed on their competition team earning multiple high honor awards, and titles in multiple styles. Abena’s love for teaching started at 15 when she began student teaching various styles at Dance Dimension, choreographing for their junior competition, and choreographing multiple styles for her high school dance team. In college Abena has trained under multiple dance companies 10 hairy legs , free space dance, NJ Tap ensemble, Nimbus, & Paul Taylor just to name a few. Abena has also interned at Alvin Ailey Where she closely worked with the director helping choreographers & dancers book master classes all over the world.