Next Level Dancing, LLC
Next Level Dancing is dedicated to promoting high-quality dancing resources—books, workshops, coaching, dresses, Saving Grace kits, and more—to help competing and social ballroom dancers sharpen their mental games, reach their dancing goals, and embrace their dancing joy. Next Level Dancing offers a variety of training and coaching programs—from one-on-one to group sessions—that incorporate tips, tools, secrets, and strategies from the worlds of ballroom dancing, sports psychology, personal development, and business management. We provide our clients with the skills necessary to maximize the joy of ballroom dancing.
Jessika Ferm, Founder, Author & Executive Coach
An award-winning executive coach, Jessika Ferm took her first ballroom dance lesson in 2009. Within four short years, she earned several distinguished Pro/Am awards including the World Pro/Am Bronze Rhythm Champion at the Ohio Star Ball and United States Bronze Rhythm and 9-Dance Champion at USDC. As her passion for ballroom grew, Jessika founded Next Level Dancing. Jessika uses her expertise as a master-level executive coach to help ballroom dancers take ownership of their dancing journeys and create successful outcomes.
Author of Competing Like a Pro: Spotlight Strategies to Help You Shine On and Off the Ballroom Floor and The Ballroom Dance Coach: Expert Strategies to Take Your Dancing to the Next Level, Jessika is a go-to resource for dancers worldwide. A native of Gothenburg, Sweden, Jessika now calls Columbus, Ohio home. To learn more about Jessika Ferm, read her professional bio.
Jenny Semprun, Director of Marketing
Jenny Semprun is an avid amateur ballroom dancer and joined Next Level Dancing in 2012 as the Director of Marketing and Embrace Grace Dresses. Previously the Assistant Registrar at the Columbus Museum of Art, she joined the team with a passion to help dancers look and feel their best. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and uses her exceptional people skills to ensure that each client receives personalized service. Jenny’s desire to build a solid foundation has helped Next Level Dancing develop into a successful dance resource center. Whether you are looking for a book to balance what you learn in your dance lesson, or are interested in consigning or renting a dress from Embrace Grace, Jenny can provide you with everything you need to take your dancing to the next level. Contact her at email@example.com or 614-226-1350.
Franny Lazarus, Executive Assistant
A Columbus native, Franny Lazarus has been a member of the Next Level Dancing team since 2012. As the Executive Assistant to Jessika Ferm, Franny works to ensure that the Next Level Dancing office runs smoothly. Although her degree is in Art History, her real passion is customer service. Whether it’s fulfilling orders, setting up appointments, or answering your questions, Franny is always happy to help. In addition to her bachelor’s degree in Art History from Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, Franny is also a Certified Behavioral and Values Analyst and she assists clients in gaining a deeper understanding of their behaviors and motivators. She can be reached at 614-441-8972 or firstname.lastname@example.org.