Hailing from Northern California, Jo spends most of her time traveling with her dance partner Kevin St Laurent. She holds 1st place titles at the US Open, American Lindy Hop Championships, Ultimate Lindy Hop Championships, National Jitterbug Championships, Canadian Swing Championships, and Camp Jitterbug. She performs with The Killer Dillers. She worked in Japan for Universal Studios and has taught in the US, Asia, Australia, South America, Western and Eastern Europe. Previously being recognized as a great dancer, she is currently building up her reputation as a great follow. Jo's teaching style is best described as technical, improvisational and challenging all while keeping her students on their toes with her silly and sarcastic humor.