Jennifer grew up as a tom-boy who was thrilled by the glow of fireflies and the music of Lawrence Welk. With the cornfields of Iowa as the backdrop to her hometown of Carlisle, Jennifer learned the satisfaction of a job well done and developed a healthy sense of competition. The neighborhood was filled with kids who would gather to play kick-ball, race home-made go-carts, see who could climb the tree fastest or catch the most fireflies. Their energies were always replenished by Mom's special chocolate chip cookies and kool aid...
My job is to teach you to not need me anymore whether it is for piano, singing, pilates, losing weight or
general fitness. My goal is for you to be comfortable with your developed craft and skill, so that I become
your coach and mentor, not just your teacher. You and I might work together for a few hours each week which
means most of your time working on your skill becomes your responsibility. Each time we work together, I desire
the student to take the lead by asking questions or commenting on their own practice experiences: "I was working
on this yesterday and it didn't work for me." Or "I'm not sure if I'm doing this correctly."
Or "Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! This is so frustrating! Why am I not getting this faster?!?!"
It is fun to learn! I learn the most when you ask me 'hard' questions!
Quote of the Month
- Henry Ward Beecher