Jamie Taylor studied ballet in Utah starting at a young age at the Royal Ballet Academy and received her BS in modern dance and behavioral science from Utah Valley University in 2004. She has been a licensed massage and bodywork therapist since 1999, working with athletes, dancers and others to manage injury and pain. In addition to massage therapy, Jamie also has been studying Capoeira a Brazilian martial art which combines music and dancing for over 10 years. She specializes in Professional Kinesiology and Touch for health and  is a crossfit coach in her spare time.

In the world of Capoeira, Jamie is Monitor Level and her name is Cristal.

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that formed out of slavery in Brazil. It is a beautiful mix of music, dance, and fight that blends together to create an inspiring and creative art form. One must learn physical control, mental strategy, technique, music, language, social involvement, and more.

Come join us!!