Josef trained at the Joffrey Ballet School, the Ailey School, and received his BFA in Dance Arts from The University of Michigan. He has danced with Ailey II, Donald Byrd/The Group, Skin Dance Company, Sokolow Now!, Pomo Funk, Shadow Box Children’s Theater, and Disney (Tokyo and Florida).
He is a CPT and is a trained Pilates and Zumba instructor. Currently he teaches adult fitness and TRX classes at Crunch gyms throughout the city.
Josef has taught children and adults all over the world in numerous dance techniques. In NYC he has served as a teaching artist for Alvin Ailey’s Arts in Education program, the NYC Board of Education, and is currently an adjunct professor in Dance at Queensborough Community College.