On this episode of DLEW, I talk with Jennifer Lancaster of Shooting Stars NYC and Pilates with Jennifer.
A career is something that grows and changes as you grow and change, or as Jennifer says so eloquently, it progresses and opens. Jennifer digs deep into some of the more important life lessons on this episode? join us to take a dive into your own career, how to stay open to opportunities, and how to allow yourself to shift when you need to.
Jennifer Lancaster began dancing at the age of 4. She is from Columbia Maryland where she began training intensely at the Ballet Royale Academy under the direction of Donna Harrington-Pidel. She then moved on to the Boston Conservatory where she performed in numerous classical modern, contemporary and ballet works. She also choreographed two pieces for the students of the Boston Conservatory Summer program performed on the Conservatory’s Main stage. Jennifer received her BFA in Dance Performance from the Boston Conservatory in 2008 and moved to New York City where she performed at various venues with Inclined Dance Project including Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, Center for Performance Research, Thang Dao’s Dance Festival and Dumbo Dance Festival. She has been coaching and choreographing for Shooting Star’s NYC since June of 2010 and has won awards for her choreography at renowned dance competitions such as Showstoppers, Starquest and Dancer’s Inc. Her newest project has been completing her Pilates Mat Certification in Summer of 2015 at Core Pilates NYC. She began “Pilates with Jennifer” where she holds community classes in Sunnyside, Queens and trains clients privately. She currently teaches Pilates Mat at The Yoga Room in LIC, Core Pilates, and TONE Pilates and Wellness as well. She is just beginning her Pilates Comprehensive certification program to further her education in this technique this month.
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