Dancing since the age of 11 years old, Jason has won various State and National Championships in all three styles of Dancesport- Latin, Standard and New Vogue. In 2010, Jason and his partner represented Australia in the World Professional 10 Dance Championships in Ukraine. In 2013 Jason won the Australian Professional-Amateur Latin Championships and in 2014 Top Teacher Award at the South Pacific Championships. Jason has also previously represented Australia in international Salsa Congresses and is a qualified and well-regarded Zumba/Fitness Instructor. Jason appeared in the movie, Strictly Ballroom, and danced in the 2000 Olympics Ceremony.
Jason is a qualified coach, adjudicator and invigilator, travelling interstate and internationally for competitions. He is Licentiate Member of Australian Dancing Society (ADS), Australian National Dance Association (ANDA), Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing (FATD), International Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and Dancesport Australia.
In 2016 and 2017, Jason travelled extensively in Europe to further his study of high level competition and body movement technique training under Europe’s top latin and standard coaches.
Jason loves teaching and sharing his knowledge with students. He enjoys seeing the increased happiness and confidence in his students as they progress through their dancing journey.
Here are some old photos of Jason when he was 11 years old going in his first competitions. He thought his child students would like to see him and have a giggle!