Jaquay began her dance career at the age of two in Colorado. At the age of 8, Jaquay was able to dance under the direction of former prima ballerina for the Colorado Ballet, Corinne Reed until age 11. At the age of 11 she was granted a private audition at the Colorado Ballet and accepted with a talent scholarship. Her performances over her dance career include classical ballets like Nutcracker, Swan Lake and many original choreographed pieces. As a former studio owner and teacher, Jaquay has choreographed many dance pieces including a piece performed by her dancers on the Hollywood Backlot Stage in California Adventure. She has also worked with figure skaters, teaching ballet seminars at the Olympic Oval in Utah as well as here is Arizona. In addition, her students have been accepted to ballet companies as soloists and received admission to summer intensives at professional companies all over the United States. Jaquay has a true passion for dance, but her heart is with her family as a wife and mom to 7 children!
Jessi grew up dancing and cheerleading at several studios and gyms in the Chandler/Gilbert area. She performed on the dance and varsity cheer teams at Basha High school where she graduated in 2010. Jessi went on to dance in college for The University of Arizona’s hip hop dance team. At the end of her freshman year, she was given the opportunity to perform on Disney Cruise Line. After 4 years dancing on the seas, she relocated to Southern California for 4 years where she performed at both Disneyland and Universal Studios while teaching on the side. Jessi now lives back in Gilbert with her husband and two dogs. Her favorite styles to teach are jazz, lyrical, and contemporary. She also LOVES teaching the tiny tot ballerinas!