Get to Know Us

Based on the belief that students learn best through experience, dance classes are dynamic and action oriented. We want dancers to enjoy what they are doing to ensure good attendance and years of participation at Dancin’ Feet.

Susana Irigoyen - Co-Owner & Director

Miss Susana started dancing at the age of 4 at Dancin’ Feet in ballet and later added tap, jazz, and modern. In high school, she participated in the SAVAPA Dance program at Southwest High School for 3 years where she expanded her dance portfolio by learning hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary. After high school, Miss Susana attended Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri and graduated with her BA in Business Administration-Management and AFA in Dance in May of 2019. Miss Susana began teaching and choreographing in 2011 in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, contemporary, and musical theatre. Some of her most notable performances include the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2011), Disneyland (2013), and Disney World (2015). She is excited to share her passion of dance with all of her students and help them grow not only as dancers, but as individuals!

Patty Beach-Avalos

Mrs. Patty has been teaching tap and jazz at Dancin’ Feet since 2000. Prior to her time at Dancin’ Feet, she was a dance teacher at MGM Dance Studios in El Centro, Calexico, and Holtville. She studied Dance in San Diego and is a Stage 7 certified teacher and was also a member of the Hoctor Dance Caravan. Mrs. Patty is excited for another year at Dancin’ Feet and can’t wait to teach her students and have many laughs with them!

Selena Tapia

Miss Selena began dancing and performing at the age of 7 in her school talent shows. She auditioned for SAVAPA Dance in high school where she developed her love for dance, performing and creating choreography. Miss Selena danced with SAVAPA for 3 years and learned different styles of dance including lyrical ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary dance. During her time in SAVAPA, she was able to be part of dance productions that fueled her passion for performing. She had many great performing opportunities including school events, SAVAPA Dance productions, Disneyland, and New York. After graduating high school, she worked at her local Disney Store as a Cast Member where she would create events for the children, including choreographing and teaching dance routines. Miss Selena loves to create choreography and started teaching dance at Heber School’s after school program. She loves learning all styles of dance but has a special love and passion for hip-hop dance. Miss Selena is so excited to be able to share her gift and love of dance with the next generation of dancers!

Kayla Finnell Vogel

Mrs. Kayla is a Dancin’ Feet alumni and began dancing at the studio when she was just 3 ½ years old in ballet and later added tap, jazz, and modern. She was also part of the local SAVAPA Dance program for 3 years. She has experience teaching a variety of styles, ages, and abilities. During the day, Mrs. Kayla works as a Speech Language Pathologist for Heber Elementary School District. She loves designing creative choreography for any dance class she teaches and looks forward to this dance year with enthusiasm!