Born in England from German parents, Jake started dancing at 8 years old and fell in love with this discipline. He participates in dance competitions from age 10 in Ballet, Jazz and Modern. At age 14 he learned Modern with Cheryl Copeland (Horton techniques) and became member of DACPAC at age 16.
Jake graduated at Chapman University, Major in Dance with Minor in Religion and German. He had the chance to study under Liz Maxwell (Julliard), Hania Holm, Paul Taylor. and Sean Greene (Ballet Lewitsky) who was his principal mentor.
Jake danced extensively in the Los Angeles area. He perform modern dance with Shieldwall Companie, Los Angeles Dance Festival, MULTIPLEX, Kelly Alvarez and Artist. He was also featured in the Nutcracker with Passadina Theater and Santa Clarita Dance Theater.
Jake toured in California and Nevada, and co-created the West Hollywood Dance Festival.
Jake taught ballet at Santa Clarita Ballet Academy and Millenium Dance Complex (L.A.)
At HaoExpression Jake teach Modern dance using the Lewitsky Horton technique. He also teach Contact Improv and Yoga.
Jake started Yoga in 2012 as a cross training with dance and has never stopped ever since. He is certified in Power Vinyassa Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Yoga Sculpt.
Jake has taught over 2000 Yoga classes and lead multiple trainings at Core Power (Orange County) and Warrior & Co (Los Angeles).
Jake has developed his own unique style combining different yoga styles and dance. He likes to convey the power of dance to non-dancers and help them use physical relief to heal their emotion and mind.