Susan is a Native to Phoenix AZ
and has Always had a fascination with dance. Her first interest was in the hip hop scene and training with local street dance crews. She then attended GCC where she studied performance dance in modern/contemporary under Lena DeMarco and later studied choreography at ASU.
As her focus changed to teaching as a career she reached out to Norman Celaya from Fred Astaire Tucson (uncle) for mentoring and inspiration. He introduced her to ballroom dance and since then she has taught dance in several styles and levels for over 15 years. “I love being part of something so creative and expressive and sharing that with others . “