Shannon Duffy

Dance Director

Teen Leadership

OakRun Middle School

Shannon Duffy is the Teen Leadership and Dance Director at OakRun Middle School. She is passionate about students, leadership development, and the fine arts.
Mrs. Duffy has been involved with dance and dance education for over 35 years. She has performed civically and professionally, including positions with Ballet Lubbock, the Houston Ballet, and New York-based Regents Dance Theater. She has choreographed performances for the Alamo Bowl Half-Time Show, as well as the America and USA pageant systems. Mrs. Duffy has performed in music videos, commercials, and instructional videos both as a choreographer and as a dancer. In addition to teaching dance and Teen Leadership at OakRun, she is a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor, as well as an LMT. Shannon is a well-loved coach at OrangeTheory Fitness New Braunfels, and she and her husband enjoy training individuals, corporate clients, and families in all areas of fitness, sports nutrition, stress management, and wellness lifestyles through their company, NeoForm Fitness.  
Mrs. Duffy strongly believes in the lifelong value of fitness, wellness, and the performing arts. She loves to see her students, of all ages, developing body, mind, spirit, and confidence through movement. She has been recognized as OakRun Teacher of the Year, NBISD Secondary Teacher of the Year, and as Texas Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities. 
She is certified in Dance, PE, Speech Communication, English Language Arts 6-12, Teen Leadership, ESL, and PALs.  In addition to a B.A. in Communication and English, Mrs. Duffy has an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, as well as her Principal's Certification, and numerous health and fitness certifications. In her spare time, Mrs. Duffy enjoys obstacle course mud running, coaching and training, reading, art, scuba diving and weight training with her husband, watching Dallas Cowboys football, and spending time with friends, family, and pets.

The best way to reach me is via e-mail:


You can also call and leave a detailed message, and I will return your call as soon as possible. Generally, I will see my e-mail before I receive voicemail messages. 


Teen Leadership (room 828) ph: 830.627.6430


Dance/Blaze Studio (room 731) ph. 830.629.8520
However, to leave voicemail please call 830.627.6430


I also use for class announcements, reminders, and updates. To receive these updates via text* or e-mail, sign up using the appropriate link below. *Standard text message rates apply. 

                                       or text coachduff to 81010


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ALL BLAZE dancers: must complete the district Student Athlete Forms. Follow the instructions on this page to complete all requirements.


The ONLY paper form that will be accepted this year is the Medical History and Doctor's Physical. Blaze dancers must have a current physical. The blank form to obtain a physical can be downloaded by following the instructions on the site listed above. Coach Duffy also has blank forms available. 


Blaze dancers must also complete the NBISD Random Drug Test Consent Form:


All class syllabi are available in iTunesU as electronic documents, in addition to the hard copy which was sent home with students. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions or concerns! 

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