Jessica has always had a passion for dance and has been involved in the dance industry for over twenty five years. Trained in jazz, tap, ballet, acro, hip-hop, lyrical and musical theatre, she has competed since the age of six winning numerous overall awards and scholarships across Canada and the United States. She studied the R.A.D. and B.A.T.D. where she completed the grades and major exams and is a fully certified BATD member (stage branch). Jessica has been teaching dance in the Brampton area since the early age of sixteen and after being recognized for her talents as a choreographer, she decided to open JDI in 2002. Over the years Jessica’s students have achieved major success winning countless overall awards, top marks, judges choice awards and scholarships to work with the industries leading choreographers all over the world. Jessica has also been recognized with numerous outstanding choreography awards for her work along with top discipline awards and top studio awards and top score of the competition. Her students have been awarded titles such as "Move Snr Dance Champions" and have also competed in Pageants with many winning titles such as "Snr Miss Dance Champion", “Miss Teen Dancer of the Year”, “Mister Senior Dancer of the Year” and “Miss Accomplished Dancer of the Year”. Her students have gone on to dance at the National Ballet of Canada, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and with the Toronto Argonauts and the Toronto Raptors. Her students have also performed in various cruise lines, appeared on television shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show and many have gone on to be dance instructors themselves. To add to her credentials, Jessica is also an adjudicator allowing her to pass on her knowledge and experience to many other students in the dance industry. Her goal is to continue to achieve excellence in an environment that is positive and energetic with the students at JDI.