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Jill Baker

Jill is a certified Pilates instructor and performing dance artist, she has lived in Watsonville for many years.

A Bay Area belly dancer who has been active in the community from San Francisco, CA to Madrid, Spain, Jill is a passionate dancer with a deep rooted love for the art, embracing multiple forms of the dance from traditional Egyptian and Cabaret to Tribal and Fusion. She took her first class nearly 15 years ago and has been promoting belly dance since.​

A long time student of Crystal Silmi and a member of the dance troupe RaksArabi, Jill has performed at a variety of venues from large stage competitions to intimate restaurant settings​ and cultural functions. 

She recently began teaching Pilates mat and Reformer classes in Santa Cruz County and in San Jose, and is now giving group and private sessions at Watsonville Yoga.

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