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A Filipino Woman-Owned Business Movement & Entrepreneur Educator, San Francisco, CA

Jessica Rae is the founder and CEO of Rae Model & Talent Agency LLC & Rae Studios.  Jessica has found a viable solution to merge her story as a minority woman owned business-owned  by openly inviting community members to build, develop and encourage creative thinking through movement, wellness and entrepreneurship by bridging personal and career goals into a singular lifestyle approach.  She has a Bachelors of Arts in Communications with a minor in Dance graduating from San Francisco State University in 3 years.  She was eager to begin her entrepreneurial journey at a young age and quickly began a stage lifestyle through pageantry.  Her titles include, Miss World Peace, Miss San Francisco Bay Area, Miss Asian America, Miss Congeniality (voted by her peers) and Miss Hawaiian Tropic.  What was her hidden talent?  Piano and dance.  Throughout childhood her training heavily involved stage performances such as dance, live piano recitals and public speeches and debate.  

 

After her pageant phase, her career led her into modeling and dance career working on-camera and off camera alongside companies like Muscle Milk, Fitbit, Acura, Facebook, 24hr Fitness and artists like Ludacris, Lady Gaga, Kid Rock, Too Short, and BebeRehax.  

 

Her work on stage and on-camera has given her real experience to shape her role as a talent agent through Rae Agency.  She has dedicated her career as a talent agent for the past 15 years, housing over 150 performing artists, providing job opportunities for local bay area talent booking services with high profile clients for live events, print and commercial services.  

 

Her leadership in the community resides in weekly dance and fitness classes, including Dance, Barre, Express Abs, Cardio Kickboxing, Choreography and her signature class program, “Hip Hop Abs”.  Her instructor education includes, AFAA Group Fitness, CPR, First-Aid, Certified Cize Live, Cardio Dance, Pound Pro, Cardio Kickboxing and Barre specialist. Her work as an instructor has been seen with brands like Athleta, Lorna Jane, Lucy, Crunch Gym, Bay Club, Studiomix, Gap HQ, Francisco Middle School, Skyline College, PAAM Arts Academy, and Rae Studios.  Aside from dance and fitness classes, in January 2020, she launched a new program called; “2020 Vision:  An Intro to Entrepreneurship” which focused on self exploration and provided a guide to your passion project.  This year she plans to continue the above programs including a brand new service for her signature class, “Hip Hop Abs, Instructor Program” allowing opportunity for her loyal HHA’s students and new instructors a chance to develop and teach!

 

Last, on her space time,you can find Jessica training on the bag or doing some mitt combos with a little MMA & Kickboxing!

Reference Links:

  • The Lucas Askew Experience Podcast: S2E22 The Dance - 5/12/20

https://soundcloud.com/user-486020268/s2e22-the-dance

 

  • CNBC | By Sal Rodriguez - 4/3/20

"Silicon Valley businesses who made their living from tech industry events are suddenly staring at blank calendars and layoffs"

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/03/coronavirus-hurts-silicon-valley-caterers-and-event-businesses.html

 

  • Bendy, San Francisco | By, Ashbury Skies - 4/1/2020

"How one local business woman is adapting to amid the crisis” https://www.ashburyskies.com/blog/2020/04/how-one-local-businesswoman-is-adapting-amid-the-crisis/

 

  • The Profile | By, New York Reporter Polina Marinova - 3/27/2020

"In Times of COVID-19, Fitness Entrepreneur Says Creativity Is More Important Than Ever" - Jessica Rae, owns a fitness and dance studio in downtown San Francisco”   https://theprofile.substack.com/p/in-times-of-covid-19-fitness-entrepreneur


 

  • Rae Studios | By, Jessica Rae, Video By, Andy Blake - 3/27/20 - 6/24/20

“100 Days of SIP” :  https://www.raestudios-sf.com/post/100-days-of-sip

“Our Story, COVID-19:  https://www.raestudios-sf.com/post/ourstory-covid19

“Stronger Together Campaign” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLwGvDa-rLI

 

  • Sweat Report |  4/10/19

http://www.thesweatreport.com/sweat-report/studio-spotlight-rae-studios-san-francisco

http://www.thesweatreport.com/sweat-report/hip-hop-abs-at-rae-studios?rq=hip%20hop%20abs

http://www.thesweatreport.com/sweat-report/rae-studios-expanding?rq=rae%20studios

 

  • Re-Grand Opening of Rae Studios, Expansion | By, Andy Blake 1/5/19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8dB7Rr9ZgY

 

  • Bold Italic: 2019

https://thebolditalic.com/boutique-fitness-studios-that-are-actually-inclusive-b0c7ab8b29fa

 

  • Hoodline: 2019

https://hoodline.com/2019/08/get-moving-at-san-francisco-s-top-dance-studios

 

  • KBCS:  2016

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/04/20/sassy-burlesque-dances-popularity-growing-in-bay-area/

 

  • 7x7: 2014

https://www.7x7.com/get-fit-with-cardio-dance-and-fitness-classes-at-rae-studios-1786655691.html

 

  • RACKED SF: 2013

https://sf.racked.com/2013/8/16/7653715/racked-sf-hottest-trainer-2013-contestant-10-jessica-rae

 

  • Rae Model & Talent Agency, The Launch 2011 | Video by: Mikhail Shapiro

https://vimeo.com/22000148

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