Ana Suffle has been a dancer and dance educator/choreographer for over thirty years. Ana received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Secondary Education in 1981. Masters of Education in Educational Psychology in 1992 both from University of Texas at El Paso.
Over the past 35 years, Ana has studied and danced with several dance companies. In addition, Ana has taken countless extensive master workshops in Modern Dance, Jazz, Tap, Clogging, and Somatics. Most notably with master teacher and dancer Bill Evans.
Ana has taught dance at Ysleta Independent School District, Gadsden School District in New Mexico and El Paso Independent School District. Ana sporadically teaches for Texas Commission for the Blind.
Ana has been a member of International Dance and Exercise Association (IDEA), and Texas Association of Physical Education, Health Education, Recreation and Dance(TAPHERD).
During her career, Ana was nominated Teacher of the Year, Top Ten Teacher of the Year by the El Paso Independent School District and has also been Nominated by National Association of Latino Artists and Culture. Ana is an Artist in Residence for the Arkansas Arts Council.
Currently, Ana is an adjunct Professor at New Mexico State University and the University of Texas at El Paso. In addition, Ana has developed a dance program for special needs students at Bowie High School. Ana is also the coordinator for Jardin de Bowie alongside Senator Eliot Shapleigh, Ana was recently recognized by San Antonio Latino and Marketplace National Radio Station for her continued work in promoting opportunities for underprivileged youth.