Jessica Muise (Director, NACHMO Boston) is a choreographer, dance educator and permaculturalist based in Boston, MA. She is the artistic director of Intimations Dance Company and co-founder of Our Permaculture Trip. She combines the arts and environment in education projects for healing and transformation. She has a B.A. from NYU in Dance as Transformative Pedagogy and studied dance education at the graduate level at UKZN in Durban, South Africa. Her choreography has been presented for the JOMBA! International Dance Festival, the Gallatin Arts Festival, National Choreography Month, ArtBeat, and 24Hour ChoreoFest, among others. Since 2006, she has taught dance for organizations like Flatfoot Dance Development Projects, Newton Community Education, and Moving Target.