After the death of Hannelore Schick in 2008, Astrid Schleusener became head of the Elizabeth Duncan School. She decided to lead the school in co-operation with Angela Flesch, Aribert Mog and Marion Hollerung.
1976: Astrid started dancing in one Hannelore’s classes (Balkan folk dances)
1982: She started learning Duncan dance, she and Angela were some of the first pupils of Hannelore. It was a time of discovery for Hannelore as well
1983-1986: Physical training to “teacher of gymnastics” (Kleine-Nestler-Schule, München)
Since 1987: Teacher for gymnastics at the “Volkshochschule”, sport in primary schools, Greek folk dances, Duncan dance
Since 1982: Study trips to Greece to learn folk dance
1991-1993: Additional instruction in “Rhythmik” at Rhytmikon (Prof. Amelie Höllering), Munich