Susan (Johnson) Armijo

Owner & Artistic Director

susanSusan is the Owner and Artistic Director of Centre for Dance. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas where she studied Marketing and Advertising. Susan began dancing at the age of 18 months old. She has studied Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Drill, Country, Salsa and Gymnastics, as well as taught in all of these fields and group fitness classes. She has competed and received awards in dance, softball, color guard, winter guard, drawing and playing clarinet. Susan directed the award-winning North Garland High School Color Guards and Winter Guards for three years, while guest teaching and judging for area high school color guards and dance teams.

Susan has performed on Fox 4′s Good Day, Channel 8′s Good Morning Texas, and took part in the 2011 Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Halftime Show featuring Enrique and Pit Bull. She has also been seen on a segment for CW33, Kimber Westphall’s web series Fit Trip, and interviewed for a live web blog with Midwest Sports Fans.

Susan has worked with Shella Sattler, Kim McSwain, Jenny Durbin, Gino Johnson, Buster Cooper, Dejan Tubic, Chelsea Traille, Janelle Ginestra, and more! She managed Dallas Power House of Dance for 6 years, and helped to open and manage their Frisco location as well. In addition to managing Power House she also taught classes during her time there.

Susan’s additional credits include: Guest judge for the 2012 Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers audition, 2012 North Texas Longhorn Dancer auditions, 2006 Dallas Mavericks Dancers auditions, Trix cereal commercial, Diamond Rio music video, fashion show for a local clothing store, featured performer at the Super Cuts Convention, can be seen on various packaging distributed nationwide for The Brinkmann Corporation, dancer for the 2012-2013 Texas Tornado Siren Dancers, and appearances on Fox 4′s Good Day and WFAA Channel 8′s Good Morning Texas.

Susan lives in the area with her husband, Steven, her two year old son and dog.  She has danced for most of her life, and combined with her 14 years of teaching and 9 years of studio managment experience, she strives to help every student reach their dance goals.

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR, AED, 1st Aid certified.
Shaken Baby and SIDS certification.

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