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
This interactive music video about fruit, The Sweet Beat, is a bumpin’ hook about the naturally sweet taste of fruit. That’s what I call a “Sweet Beat.” Now, let’s see what you can do. Pick your two favorite fruits and make up your own dance using the audio track. How sweet is your beat? Post your video to social media with the hashtags #SweetBeat and #EatMoreWatermelon.
Jill and DJ get fresh inside and out to prepare for the Jump with Jill Live Tour Presented by Meijer. Styling like Jill is not just about a fashionable outside, we have to start with the inside: vegetables, fruits, low fat dairy, whole grains, and quality protein. Getting fresh starts in Meijer’s produce aisle full of fresh fruits we call Nature’s Candy and fresh vegetables we call Superpower Vegetables. Pick cereals with whole grains as their main ingredients. For a healthy, protein packed on-the-go snack, try low fat cheese sticks. Jump with Jill fashion is inspired by all these healthy foods. For nail colors, consider watermelon colors: pink and green! Being Jill means over accessorizing with lots of bracelets, necklaces, … Read More
In this video, the hit song from the Jump with Jill show about breakfast, “Get Me Goin’,” Jill cooks up a Latin beat with the sounds of breakfast with a cereal box as a maraca and fruit bowls as agogo bells. Joining the scene of this morning routine is Spanish-speaking Mr. Desayuno. From the cafeteria, to the classroom, to on-the-go, these two take you to all the places where you can enjoy a delicious and nutritious breakfast in style. Make your way through all three levels until you master the moves. Then use the audio track to make videos of your own!