Author Archive for: JoJo

Beautiful day with Angel Tree!

This video captures an incredible day I shared on the ice with these young skaters as part of Prison Fellowship‘s Angel Tree program. It’s always special for me to share the joy of skating, but it’s even more magical when I get to spend a day on the ice skating with children, many of whom have never skated before! The Angel

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Halloween Fun on the Ice

The morning after the Ice Theatre of New York Gala, many of my skating friends joined me for my class at Rockefeller Center!  There was Ken Shelley, Tai & Randy, Tenley Albright, Elin Schran, Richard Dwyer, and the most fabulous costume designer (and gorgeous skater), Alicia Jackson! Some of my long time students, Mary, Francine, Michaela, Robin, Susan and Roland, who

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Ice Dance International PBS Special Coming in April!

I recently enjoyed an amazing week in Sun Valley, where Ice Dance International was shooting 2 one hour PBS specials, “The World of Ice Dance International”! The specials will air in April 2018, shortly after the Olympics.I was honored to to co-host these specials along with the very handsome US Champion Ryan Bradley! Because of his incredible leadership, artistic sensibilities, management, people

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Wonderful Night Celebrating Billie Jean King

Last week I went to the NY Athletic Club to celebrate a wonderful woman and her accomplishments! Wendy Hilliard, the first African American rhythmic gymnast to compete on the US National Team, celebrated 21 years of her Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation.  Since 1996, she has provided free and low cost gymnastics programs to over 17,000 urban youth!  At the celebration,

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A COOL Day to Remember!

Last Friday, 17 lovely, fearless women joined me on the ice at the Codey Arena in West Orange, NJ for my first One Day Adult Figure Skating Camp!  Whenever adult skaters get together, we are kindred spirits, loving the beauty of figure skating and striving to be the best we can be on the ice! After signing in, morning coffee,

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Treat Yourself to a Wonderful Day of Skating!

After years of teaching my Cool Workout Classes, I’ve put together this luxurious one day adult recreational figure skating  day camp.  The camp includes 3 hours of ice time, ballet class, a catered lunch and some fun socializing too! The day will be extra special as we will be joined by guest coach 6 time National Ice Dancing competitor Jordan Cowan

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Wonderful Skating Exhibit Coming to Fenimore Museum

Skating fans everywhere are in for a real treat!  Champion skater Dick Button’s extraordinary collection of skating related art will be on loan at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY from April 1st through December 31st. One of the pieces on display is this gorgeous bronze sculpture by Fernand Fonssagrive of Peggy Fleming. (photo credit: Richard Walker) Here’s an overview

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