Classes for Adults / Fitness & Dance -
Winter 2023 - Adult
LaBlast® Fitness is a partner-free dance fitness workout that is accessible for all levels – from the absolute beginner to the experienced dancer. Move through a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to your favorite music, everything from pop and rock to hip-hop and country. Experience the full array of dance styles, from Jive to Foxtrot and Viennese Waltz to Lindy Hop.
"All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
A native of Toronto, Jessica is a versatile dance fitness instructor and entrepreneur who excels at building strong and lasting relationships with students, gym/studio directors and corporate clients. She started dancing in her early teens and continued training and performing for the next 25 years while pursuing a successful career in non-profit development. After becoming an ACE-Certified Group Fitness Instructor in 2011, she founded Xpress Dance & Fitness, a staffing agency for dance and fitness instructors serving the greater DC Metropolitan Area.
Jessica teaches a variety of formats, including LaBlast (under mentor, Louis Van Amstel, world champion ballroom dancer and Dancing with the Stars pro), LaBlast Line Dance and LaBlast Splash, Classical Ballet (or ballet barre), Belly Dance and American Style Ballroom dancing. She also creates custom wedding dances. With a teaching style that is warm and inclusive, Jessica’s goal is to transform anxious beginners into fit and confident dancers.