Shannon received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance University of California, Irvine. She then trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan. In 2014 she became a member of wee dance company at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater, Görlitz-Zittau. Shannon has performed with Staatsoper Berlin, KDV Dance Ensemble, Dorky Park, EYAS Dance Collective, burnsWORK, FACT/SF, Sharp & Fine, and Nine Shards Dance Theater Collective. Shannon has performed choreography by Shlomi Bitton, Hillel Cogen, Maxine Doyle, and Sommer Ulrickson. She has performed in Taiwan, Bosnia, Sweden, Israel, Russia, Poland, Germany, and the US.
While at UCIrvine, Shannon also studied Biology and participated in a four year Sports Medicine Internship. She is passionate about exploring the bridge between dance and science and how current research in neuroscience, physiology, and cognitive science can help us move, feel, and live better. Shannon was introduced to Jorge and his training methodology during her time at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater. In 2018 she participated in the second edition of the Towards Vivencia training program.