Having originally trained in dance, including gaining an MA in Dance Studies, Jackie specialised in the duet form Contact Improvisation – teaching, writing and organising events in London throughout the 1990s. In 2002 Jackie completed her professional training as a Feldenkrais Method practitioner and taught in several adult education colleges and universities in London. In 2005 she moved to North East Scotland where she ran a Feldenkrais practice in Moray, Inverness and Edinburgh. Jackie moved to Frome, Somerset in 2014 and now teaches in Bristol, Frome and Edinburgh. She is also a visiting lecturer at Bath Spa University, teaching movement on the Acting degree course.