As both a professional dancer and ballet teacher, Jessica is uniquely qualified to work with dancers and their movement goals. Jessica strongly believes that to make dancing look easy and bring out your natural artistry, coordination through alignment and breath be the predominant goal for every dancer. She believes that ballet and dance are for everyone and encourages her students to believe in their potential as artistic movers. In addition to her GYROTONIC® certifications, she is also an American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher. She has 15 years of teaching experience and attends seminars and other courses each year to continue to provide her students with the highest level of training. Over the years her students have been accepted into various college programs including but not limited to Lines BFA Program, Arts Umbrella, Marymount, NYU, UCLA, Columbia, Chapman, & Juilliard. Many of her students have gone on to have successful careers in LA, NYC, & around the world.
With first hand experience training in the Cecchetti, Vaganova, and French styles of ballet, as well as experience with contemporary and jazz, Jessica is able to work with students of any technical background. This experience allows your private sessions to be built around your and your school's expectations to help you meet you goals. Another unique feature of Jessica's lessons is that homework is giving at the end of each session. This helps you to feel less overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of details involved in improving your technique. And gives you short term, attainable goals that allow you to see your progress and keep you motivated. For pricing, check out our rates page.
*Please note that ShadowOfaDancer does not currently offer services that allow them to replace your current dance school. Their services are meant to act as additional support to your current training.