A dancer since the age of three, Tessa is trained in Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Ballet, Tap and Musical Theater. She started her professional dance career at age 13, dancing for the WNBA SparKids. She trained all over Southern California and competed at several award-winning studios in Orange County, and is a proud alumna of the Orange County High School of the Arts.
Tessa’s professional dance career has taken her across the globe – having danced for Carnival Cruise Lines for over six years. Tessa relocated to Las Vegas to become a showgirl in legendary shows such as Jubilee! at Bally’s Hotel and Casino and Legends in Concert at Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino. She toured Central America with The Fercos Brothers: Untamed Illusions. Tessa was also a member of Lost Vegas Crew, founded by SYTYCD Season 1 finalist, Jonathan “Jonnis” Tannis. Now settled back in Orange County, she has combined her passions for both dance and Pilates.
Tessa is a fully-certified classical Pilates instructor and an authorized BodyStrategies Teacher, both attained through Core Arts Center’s training programs respectively.