Susan Harvey graduated as a dance teacher from the Royal Academy of Dancing in 1973 and has taught dance every day since! Her passion is tap dance and she has written two books and produced four DVDs on tap dance technique. Over the years she has accrued a large repertoire of styles from ballet (RAD advanced) to jazz, street, Charleston, American Smooth, Argentinian tango, aerials, salsa, modern theatre and musical theatre. She also lectures on teaching dance through the lifespan, healthy dance practice and dance history. Much of her time is taken up as a mentor in dance pedagogy to many young dance teachers. In 2012 she gained a Masters degree in dance science and education from the University of Edinburgh.