Susan is a renowned dance instructor and performer with over 20 years of experience.
Ms. Sheppard began dancing as a child under the direction of her father, a New England Regional Ballroom Champion. In 1990, she founded Dance Technics Studio in southern New Hampshire and Merrimac, MA, where she served as artistic director, choreographer, and performer/performing artist. Susan sold Dance Technics in 2005 and became a freelance dance instructor in New York City, Boston, Montreal, and the New England area. As a freelance instructor, she has taught private lessons, group classes, dance workshops, and wedding dance instruction. She was appointed dance coach and instructor at MassBay Community College, and she also served as an artist-in-residence in NYC public and private schools where she taught ballroom dance. Susan attained a dual arts degree in dance and sociology at Smith College. Her dance thesis choreography was based on dance movement therapy in contemporary dance. Susan specializes in Swing, Salsa, Latin, Ballroom, Jazz, Contemporary, and dance movement as a physical, mental, and emotional healing process.
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