Jasmine's first exposure to Lindy Hop was a
YouTube video, and from that moment, she was hooked on the
playfulness and athleticism of the dance. She took her first lesson
from Groove Juice in Spring 2014, but it wasn't until she moved to
Rochester in late 2016 that she started dancing regularly. Since
then, she has joined the Groove Juice team to specialize in social
media and assist with event organization.
Jasmine has a special place in her heart for solo jazz,
and leads Cardio
Charleston with other Groove Juice staff. She
regularly shares her love of solo movement and creativity through
solo jazz classes and drop-in workshops throughout the year. She
occasionaly choreographs for Rochester's chorus line, The Flower
City Follies, and she is honored that her most recent routine was
Jasmine started travelling for Lindy Hop in 2017, and has
had the chance to dance, compete, and perform at events like O-Town
Showdown, Swing Riot, CCX, Kind of a Big Deal Weekend, and
Stompology. She is honored to have placed at Stompology 2018 (2nd -
Solo Jazz Dynamic Duos) and Kind of a Big Deal Weekend 2018 (finals
- Lindy Hop Mix and Match).
Outside of Lindy Hop and solo jazz, Jasmine can be found
dabblinig in other hobbies like fencing and belly dancing, trying
to learn how to cook tasty things, or on her quest to find the best
espresso in Rochester.