Jen’s background as a student has lead to her belief that all women can dance, and she is passionate about nurturing a love of belly dance in all of her students. One can expect encouragement, patience, and enthusiasm in Jen’s classes, as well as a step-by-step breakdown of technique with a balance of focus and fun. Jen firmly believes that laughing promotes learning and people get better at what they enjoy and love. Jen directs the professional ATS® troupe, Twisted Gypsy, regularly performing throughout the West Coast. She also directs and instructs the Gypsy Sisters, a performing student troupe, who travel throughout Southern California. Serving as a FatChanceBellyDance® Sister Studio, her certifications include, General Skills (2008), Teacher Training (2009), Teacher Training II (2010), and Advanced Teacher Training (2015).