From our new lyric video series, Jump with Jill is proud to reimagine Beat of the Body with adorable dancing robots. Watch the original production here.
Jump with Jill is proud to present Rock Your Taste Buds — a guided taste testing video series — to bring the live rock & roll nutrition show into the classroom. Research shows that the strongest influence on food behavior change is exposure to actual food. So with this five-episode DVD and the accompanying student worksheets and teacher guides, all you have to do is provide the food! This tool leads students to discover, reflect, and synthesize their food preferences using literacy, math, and science. Exposure to the sights, sounds, and language of healthy eating will raise their food literacy and expand their palates. By empowering students as movie critics and food scientists, we are increasing their positive experiences with … Read More
In this episode, the Midwest Cast files their exclusive field report from the 50-yard line of Ford Field in Detroit, MI for the Detroit Lions and the United Dairy Industry of Michigan Fuel Up to Play 60 Rally for School Health kickoff event. Hand selected student leaders learn ways to make their nutrition messages compelling so they can lead schoolwide wellness initiatives when they return to their campuses. We began the morning with an orientation that rocked songs from the Jump with Jill show. Why talk at an event kickoff, when you can sing at an event kickoff? We made our grand entrance onto the field through the tunnel — the same tunnel the players use on game day. Then … Read More
In support of Commissioner Sid Miller’s Farm Fresh Fridays initiative, the rock & roll nutrition show Jump with Jill is rocking 20 schools across four Texas cities – San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Houston – followed by a taste testing of Texas-grown produce for selected classrooms thanks to produce partner H-E-B. The Farm Fresh Jump with Jill Live Tour is designed to draw attention to fresh grown produce. Turns out, eating healthy Texas produce is also good for a healthy Texas economy. “We wanted to bring Jump with Jill to Texas schools to make the connections early that healthy eating is important on so many levels,” says Richard De Los Santos, Coordinator for Horticulture, Produce and Forestry Marketing at the Texas … Read More
Jump with Jill headed to Atlanta, GA for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, better known as FNCE. FNCE is the annual meeting for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Over 8,000 nutrition professionals traveled to Atlanta to learn about the hottest topics and trends in the nutrition field.
On Saturday, June 2nd, the Jump with Jill Film Festival rocked Pittsburgh families at the landmark Oaks Theater. Guests enjoyed free healthy concession stand snacks, danced in the aisles as the interactive films aired, and cast and crew signed autographs for their fans on the red carpet and posted for the paparazzi with Watermelon Man, JSlice. Event producer Jill Jayne, MS, RD performed several songs live, joined by her back up dancers from Riverview High School. Jump with Jill is a school assembly that travels the country transforming nutrition education into a rock ‘n roll nutrition concert. With original music, movement-based learning, and a compelling character, Jump with Jill uses the same tools normally used to sell junk food and … Read More
On Monday, October 17, 2011, Jill Jayne attended a special reception with first lady Michelle Obama at the White House for her work with Community School District 300’s Healthier US School Challenge run. “With Michele Obama interacting directly with us, it was a high-profile experience for schools that have succeeded in taking the HealthierUS School Challenge, and a carrot to the other 99% of eligible schools that could take the challenge,” said Jill Jayne, RD, also known as the “rock star nutritionist.” Jayne hosts the Jump with Jill Show in Community Unit School District 300 in Carpentersville, IL, where 17 elementary schools have received HUSSC certification. Jayne has performed 22 times in the district and has also produced three YouTube … Read More