Jessica joined the Crescent Moon Dancers in 2007 after being exposed to the beautiful Uyghur dresses and dances during her time living in China. She has studied and performed many styles of dance including Raks Sharqi, Bollywood, Persian, Uzbek, Turkmen, Uyghur, and many other Central Asian dance styles with some great performers and dance companies: Soul Dancing Studio in Shanghai, Taletha and Asrar Al Badr in Louisville, Kentucky, Mehru Hassan and Bollywood Dance Louisville, Raks Makam in Louisville, and Jo Hadley and the Crescent Moon Dance Company in Louisville.