Susanne Liebich is a dancer, teacher, choreographer, a collaborator, a businesswoman and a mother. In her teens, Susanne studied classical dance at the Boston Ballet School, and later studied modern and jazz dance while working towards an MBA at Boston University. At that time, she performed in local dance companies, and began her exploration of choreography.
Susanne's first teaching experience was at Terpsichore Dance Studio in the Berkshires with a focus toward teaching dance and mind/body exercise to children, teenagers and adults. In addition, she founded and directed a repertory company called "Aboutdance" which performed at the Inside/Out Theatre at Jacob's Pillow.
Upon returning to the Boston area, Susanne has continued to teach dance and organize wellness programs, as well as volunteer extensively. She is currently serving as Development Chair of BalletRox in Jamaica Plain, which is a non profit dedicated to diversity in dance as well as inner city youth initiatives in the performance arts. She served as Cultural Enrichment Coordinator for seven years and Dance Coordinator for two years for the Concord Public Schools. She has also taught classes to at-risk teenage girls who reside at the Metro Youth Services Facility in Dorchester.
Susanne is a Certified Stott® Pilates Instructor and Certified Nia® Brown Belt Instructor and continues to explore interests in various forms of dance, music and movement including African Dance and Drumming and Latin Dance. Most recently, her classes include instruction in Dance for Parkinson's Disease®, and dance and injury prevention to older adults and other special population groups with limited mobility. Her wellness workshops for adolescent girls called 'GirlPower!' which focus on holistic health and movement have been well received in the Boston area. She is available for group classes and individual dance / movement instruction tailored to individual needs.