Hanifa Jackson is a Philadelphia Pennsylvania native. Her formal dance training includes Philadanco!, Pennsylvania Ballet, Alvin Ailey and she holds a B.F.A. from The Juilliard School. She was last seen in Las Vegas dancing in MYSTERE by Cirque Du Soleil as a principal character, and on Broadway performing with The Lion King. Xtend Barre is her latest film project where streaming videos are available. Hanifa has taught at major universities as well as dance schools across the country, and coaches and choreographs for acro gymnastics as well as train gymnast ballet. Jaxan’s Twinkle Toes “The Big Day” is her first children’s book as a published author and is ecstatic about sharing it with you. Please visit hanifajackson.com to find out about more. Thank you for having me The Joffery Ballet!