Jen grew up dancing in her hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania where she studied various styles of dance including Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary and Tap. Jen is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA where she earned her BFA in Modern dance performance under the direction of Donna Faye Burchfield. upon graduation, Jen moved to Richmond, VA and began her teaching career with Stavna Ballet in 2013.
Once settled in Richmond she took her first Barre class and instantly fell in love and quickly added teaching Barre to her repertoire. In addition to teaching Ballet and barre Jen is an adjunct professor at John Tyler Community College teaching various styles of dance including Modern, Jazz and Ballet. She began taking classes at the Hot Yoga Barre in 2015 and was immediately hooked, she is excited to be a part of the HYB team!