Jaycee’s studies have led her to dance the world traveling through North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Where she studied, filmed and taught the roots of movement. Jaycee intimately understands how movement helps define who we are. She is constantly bringing indigenous flavor and total free self-expression into her classes, workshops and retreats, helping people discover their best self. She believes in movement being accessible to people, allowing the transformative power yoga, dance and fitness to heal the body, mind and spirit.
Recognized for her expertise in said fields, Jaycee was recruited as a Dance, Fitness, & Wellness Expert Host on Veria Network’s TV show, “The Juice”, a live, weekday television program where she interviews, demonstrates, and expounds upon various functional methods from pioneers and leaders in the health and wellness fields.
Jaycee is also one of only three teachers in the world leading the cutting edge training workout, “the class”, founded by fitness guru, Taryn Toomey. The Class is a 75-minute mind-body experience, working every muscle from the ground up. There are no weights and no props, it is just you and your body. This modern fitness system has been featured in Vogue, Well & Good, New York, Self, and Cosmopolitan Magazines.
As part of her ongoing Seva Programs, Jaycee is a Dancing Classroom Teaching Artist in the Newark, New Jersey public school system and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center. She spearheaded the launch of the Dancing Classroom program in USVI St. John and St. Thomas school systems. Dancing Classrooms is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1994 by legendary dancer and choreographer, Pierre Dulaine. The Dancing Classrooms Program is a 10 week, 20 session social development program for 5th and 8th grade children that utilizes ballroom dancing as a vehicle to change the lives of not only the children who participate in the program but also the lives of the teachers and parents who support these children. The dance is a tool for getting the children to break down social barriers, learn about honor and respect, treat others carefully, improve self-confidence, communicate and cooperate, and accept others even if they are different.
Jaycee is Co-Founder of The Connection Art Project, a multi media international art project dedicated to bridging cultural divides through Cultural Immersion and Art Exhibitions.
Jaycee was a Ballroom dance competitor and became a National Finalist and World Semi-Finalist in International Latin Pro/Am Ballroom Dance. Jaycee also produced and hosted her own television special, “Dance The World; Brazil” which aired on The Travel Channel in 2011.