Jon Sherman is a former professional ballet dancer and was a ballet faculty member for over 30 years. Jon taught at PA Ballet, The Rock School, Swarthmore College, the University of the Arts, and the University of Pennsylvania among other institutions. He was a member of Ballet Klos and the Opera Company of Philadelphia and danced and served as a coach with numerous regional ballet companies. Jon holds a degree from Temple University and studied ballet professionally at PA Ballet, School of American Ballet, and American Ballet Theater in New York City. He has also performed and taught at festivals in the USA and abroad. Since 2016, Jon and his wife Sharon Friedler have also been teaching in the Philadelphia area in the Dance for PD program working with people with Parkinson disease.