Jacqui started physie when she was just 4 yrs old, and it has been a passion ever since. She has an impressive record of appearances in Zone and National finals and has competed in many winning teams since the age of 9. She competed at National level every year from 10-14yrs, and then again as 1st year Senior, 2nd year Senior, Open Senior, and most recently, Jacqui qualified for the National Finals at the Sydney Opera House for the 23-24yrs Open Senior section in 2011.
Jacqui also took ballet for five years as a child at Dance Arena – School of Dancing. She transitioned to jazz ballet and modern at age ten, and continued this for three years. Throughout her schooling she also participated in Dance Troupe, Wakkakiri, aerobics, gymnastics, liturgical dancing, and musicals. She participated in the year 2000 Jubilee celebrations, The Sydney Royal Easter Show & in NRL Grand Finals.
In 1999, she was awarded Aussie of the Month for her initiative, leadership and dedication with the Dance Group that she established at Corpus Christi Primary School. She ran this group for the students in years K-2, choreographing and teaching them dances to perform at assemblies and school functions.
Jacqui’s strength lies in her ability to motivate and inspire her students. Her enthusiasm and dedication to physie is evident in all that she does and we are lucky to have her!
In 2021, Jacqui will be teaching the Open Elite Seniors, as well as relief teaching for all other age groups.