Susie E. Payne, NASM-CPT, BFA, is a certified personal trainer with over 15 years of experience training pre-professional dancers, as well as recreational through collegiate level dance athletes. She has worked with dancers from the Dayton Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and from the popular TV show “So You Think You Can Dance”.
Susie brings her professional dance background and teaching experience to her personal training, helping her clients safely and creatively actualize on their potential through correct form and a qualitative focus. Drawing from her collaborative experience as a choreographer, she listens to the unique needs, goals, and abilities of her clients to design her programs.
Susie enjoys taking yoga and teaching dance in Aurora, IL. She is currently pursuing additional coursework to prepare for a graduate program in physical therapy.