Susan Johnson Armijo
Susan is the Owner 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 spent many years in the marketing and advertising industry, before returning to the dance industry.
Susan began dancing at the age of 18 months old. She has studied all forms of dance including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Country, Salsa and more. Susan has been a cheerleader, on drill team, a competitive gymnast, on color guard, and winter guard teams. Besides dance, she also played Clarinet for 11 years, and played softball for 20 years.
Susan directed the award-winning North Garland High School Color Guards and Winter Guards for three years, while guest teaching area high school color guards and dance teams. After leaving North Garland HS, Susan became the Manager for Dallas Power House of Dance, and helped to open Power House of Dance in Frisco. Susan managed the studio and taught classes for over 6 years, many of her years spent under the leadership of Shella Sattler. In addition, Susan has judged for talent shows, pageants, the Dallas Mavericks Dancers and Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers auditions, as well as several IFL and NAHL teams in the metroplex.
Susan’s additional credits include: Trix cereal commercial, danced as a Texas Tornado Siren Dancer, was in a Diamond Rio music video, modeled in a fashion show for a local clothing store, featured performer at the Super Cuts Convention, and can be seen on various packaging distributed nationwide for The Brinkmann Corporation.
Susan lives in Plano with her husband, Steven, and 2 children. Susan has experience in accounting, marketing, advertising, customer service, sales, product development, and business management. Her many years of business experience combined with dance training enable Susan to own and manage a dance studio like no other. With 18 years of teaching and 13 years of studio management experience, she strives to help every student reach their dance goals and make each dancer and their family feel as though they are an extension of her own family.