Shannon Mahoney began her dance training at the age of 2 ½ at Academy of Dance Arts. She began dancing competitively by the time she was 6 years old at various competitions around San Diego and Los Angeles. While attending the University of Colorado at Boulder, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree and danced for the CU Express dance team for 3 years performing at every home football, basketball, and volleyball game. In addition to home game performances she competed with colleges around the country at the American Dance Association Nationals in Daytona Beach, Florida.
At Academy of Dance Arts, Shannon teaches Jazz and Tap from beginning levels to competition.