Jackie Ashburn began her dance training at a young age with Mid-Atlantic Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA). As a member of MCPA's nationally ranked competition team, she studied multiple styles of dance. Throughout her training and teaching she has received top honors for her performances and choreography including multiple competitions, studios, and college. In 2010, Miss Jackie graduated from George Mason University with a BFA in dance performance. In addition of receiving her bachelors degree she has also completed certifications in Pilates phases 1-3, and Barre fitness. Currently, Miss Ashburn is teaching and choreographing for studios throughout the MD&NOVA area including Dance Happens, Inc. This is her first year with the studio and looks forward to continuing on in the future.