Make Nutrition Rock at Your Conference

You’ve seen Jump with Jill… but have you seen it when you’re supposed to be working?

Jump with Jill Professional Development with the Touring Cast


Conference attendees are VIP when they go backstage with the world’s only rock & roll nutrition show Jump with Jill to learn first hand about the strategies behind the show that are changing the landscape of childhood obesity prevention. Participants will hear songs from the show with commentary on the science behind the show’s high-impact messaging. This interactive session will recognize the impact of attendee contributions and help attendees develop a new understanding of how to motivate the communities they serve to be healthier.


Participants will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Motivate their audiences to believe they can make healthy choices.
  • Adapt presentation language and style to their audiences.
  • Distill complex, scientific information to a simple, actionable messages.
  • Pace presentations to keep audiences interested.
  • Engage learners by presenting content in a visual, auditory, and kinesthetic way.
  • Hype the benefits of healthy behaviors and make threats for unhealthy behaviors relevant.


1130 Verbal communication skills, presentations
6040 Education theories and techniques for children and adolescents
7120 Marketing


2. Communications
2.1 Utilizes appropriate communication methods and skills to meet the needs of various audiences.
2.1.1 Assesses the communication needs of the individual, customer or population.
2.1.2 Identifies barriers to effective communication.
2.1.3 Tailors message to meet the needs of the target audience.
2.1.4 Uses a variety of media to deliver information.
2.1.6 Evaluates the effectiveness of the communication.
2.1.8 Delivers accurate and credible messaging.

9. Education and Counseling
9.1 Recognizes and applies education and learning theories and principles in practice.
9.1.1 Demonstrates and applies age-appropriate education principles.
9.1.2 Identifies and works to minimize and overcome barriers to learning.
9.1.3 Identifies and analyzes factors that influence behavioral change.
9.1.4 Evaluates factors that influence the learning process and skill building.
9.1.5 Assesses, evaluates and applies educational theories.

11. Business, Industry and Product Development and Marketing
11.2 Uses evidence-based literature and research to support the marketing, advertising and sales of products and services.
11.2.8 Develops messaging, applying principles of change management, motivation and evidence-based practice.
11.2.9 Considers audience and adjusts messaging and delivery method accordingly.
11.2.10 Develops evidence-based scientific information that is clear and customer focused.


Jump with Jill is a music-based performance that travels the country transforming nutrition education into a rock & roll nutrition concert. Armed with catchy songs, upbeat dance moves, and a hip wardrobe, Jump with Jill energizes and engages audiences to make the choices that show their bodies the respect they deserve. Come rock songs from the show with the cast of the live show narrated by the show’s creator to learn about the science behind the show’s strategies in making nutrition rock. Expect to leave with pointers on cross-curricular teaching, kinesthetic learning, and a celtic punk song about water stuck in your head.

Jump with Jill Professional Development with Jill Jayne

Jill is the country’s only Rockstar Nutritionist. She is the leading expert at creating and delivering interactive media about health for kids and families, known most for her rock & roll nutrition show, “Jump with Jill.” Jill is a media personality redefining how we teach kids about health by creating acclaimed performances, original music, and tools for educators that make healthy rock. Jill leads a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) stocked with a team of extraordinary educators that create powerful educational experiences to get audiences moving and learning. Jill’s musical approach to nutrition is the result of her training as a registered dietitian and experience as a musician. Jill is a Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) with an MS in Nutrition Education from Teachers College Columbia University and a BS in Nutritional Sciences and Theater from Penn State University. She is married to her number one fan and is the mother of two little girls who can be found together hiking, gardening, and singing loudly.

Notes from the Keynotes

Morning Workouts with Jill

Are you in charge of booking a 7 AM exercise session for your health-focused conference? Workouts have to span many abilities and interests to get those butts on their feet. A mix of cardio and strength training using participants own body weight, the one-hour setlist includes Jump with Jill music and current popular music choreographed and led by Jill. We provide a full sound system to properly rock.

This session was last seen at 6:45 AM at the Michigan WIC Training and Educational Conference.