Member of IMPACT since 2009
Dancer & CoDirector of Community Engagement
Susie Garifi holds a MA in Dance Education from New York University, a BA with a major in Dance from Colorado State University and studied with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in their Independent Study Program. Susie carries a strong interest in the fundamental values of dance and community and strives to create productive and supportive experiences that use dance as a vehicle to form connections. She is also a certified Vinyasa yoga instructor and enjoys sharing the benefits of somatic practices in all of her teaching and learning experiences. Susie is part of the dance faculty at Colorado State University, a dance and yoga instructor at Impulse Dance & Fitness, and dances professionally as a company member in IMPACT Dance Company where she also acts as an CoDirector of Community Engagement including their program 'Every Voice Matters'.