Susan’s passion for ballet began at age 5 in Toronto, Canada. At age 18 she began her teaching career after studying Cecchetti, Vaganova and mostly Royal Academy of Dance methods.
Susan became a certified Ballet instructor through the globally renowned Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and has held RAD RTS since 1995. She owned her own studio in Woodstock, Ontario for 14 years and earned great success in exam, competitive and recreation programs with her 250+ students annually.
Susan is an appointed mentor for mandatory teaching program CBTS404 practical teaching for the RAD.
She was accepted into and completed the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance Examiner training program in 2015 and continues to examine worldwide annually for the RAD. Susan has over 30 years experience in the art of Ballet as an Artistic Director, Ballet Master, and Resident Choreographer. Susan just completed training as a Tutor for the recently launched Silver Swans program. She is also a certified Pilates instructor since 2005.
Susan and her husband relocated to the US six years ago and reside in Gilbert.