Jennifer Payán is an afro-latina movement artist based in New York City. She has performed and toured internationally with Stefanie Batten-Bland (CompanySBB), Chuck Wilt (UNA Productions), and Lee Sher & Saar Harrari (LeeSaar the Company). She has had the pleasure to work for Netta Yerushalmy, Yara Travieso, Loni Landon, Maleek Washington, Lindy Fines, Jasmine Hearn, and has been featured in music videos, dance films, and NYC fashion week events by Amy Gardner, Pam Tanowitz, Loni Landon, Lindy Fines, Warren Adams, Bobbi Jene Smith, and Troy Ogilvie. Before the 2020 pandemic, Jennifer was a full-time resident for Punch Drunk's SleepNoMore. She currently works as the Artistic Associate for both UNA Productions and Artistic Associate / Social Media Manager for Company SBB.
Jennifer completed a 452-hour comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Program through Polestar Pilates under Kim Gibilisco. She is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher (NCPT) since 2015.
She also holds her 200 hour Bhakti Yoga Certification from The Bhakti Center.