Jessica was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia and began dancing at 13, and teaching at 16. She competed in several east coast dance competitions and performed with her local dance team all year round at charity events, concerts, schools and for musical artists. At 23, she was the choreographer of the dance troupe for a professional basketball team in Halifax and also the choreographer for a few Canadian artists.
Starting at the age of 20 she began to travel to Los Angeles every year to train with the top choreographers and dancers in the industry.
In 2008, Jessica moved to California to pursue dance as a career and continued to travel home to Canada to judge and teach at dance conventions/competitions. In 2009, Jessica moved to Toronto and continues to teach, inspire, and mentor young dancers. This is Jessica’s 3rd year with CDM Dance teaching both recreational and competitive groups.