Minami was born and raised in Japan.  She started dancing ballet when she was 3 years old and since then, her life was all about ballet.  After receiving numerous awards at domestic and international competitions such as a Silver Medal at Le Chausson D’or  International Competition In Paris and 1st prize at the National Ballet Competition of Tokyo in Japan, she became a professional ballet dancer when she was 15, and made her principal role debut when she was only 20 years old.

She has worked with Star Dancers Ballet in Tokyo, Ballet Jorgen in Canada and various international projects with famous dancers and choreographers. She also has a long experience of teaching ballet in Japan and Canada , and also being a certified AntiGravity®Fitness & yoga instructor.   Minami is passionated to share her international ballet experience to the students at I.D.A Ballet.


I always do my best of what I can do. You'll never regret with whatever the result if you have done your best. And I think the good result comes after you made an effort

Minami Suzuki

​Ballet Teacher