Janessa has been dancing for 22 years. She excels in ballet, pointe, contemporary, and modern. Her formal ballet training began at the age of four at Inland Pacific Ballet under Victoria Koenig and Jill Voznick. She was in the Corps de Ballet for two years, performing multiple soloist roles in their productions of The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Beauty and The Beast. Having trained with many world renowned teachers her biggest influences have been Stanley Holden of The Royal Ballet, Maria Vegh, Finish Jhung, Clinton Rothwell of National Ballet of Canada, Arturo Fernanadez of Lines Ballet, Tina LeBlanc of San Francisco Ballet, Kelly Lameroux of National Ballet of Canada, Michelle Jenkins, and Reid Olsen.
She has also danced with Carnival Cruise Lines touring the Eastern Carribean. She currently is a modern dancer with Louise Reichlin, of LA Choreographers & Dancers.