She has a BA and a PhD in Aesthetics by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). Her PhD research focused on dance documentation. She has Certificates in Advanced Labanotation and Delivery Language of Dance. For a decade, she taught movement analysis, notation and Language of Dance to undergraduates at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza “María de Ávila” in Madrid. She has also examined on Labanotation at the Laban Centre in London, and taught degree courses on dance anthropology and postgraduate seminars at the London Contemporary Dance School. She was a member of the Contexts, Culture and Creativity: Enriching E-Learning in Dance project at the University of Surrey (2011-13). She has been a long standing member of ICKL acting as Assistant Treasurer (2000-2005) and of the Language of Dance Association. In 2010 she became a member of the Dance Research Association (Danza+Investigación) in Spain, and in 2014 she became a member of the Board of Trustees of the Language of Dance Trust in the UK. She has presented numerous papers at conferences, published specialist articles and book chapters. She currently works in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies at the Open University in the UK.