Born in Spain, Silvia trained as a ballet dancer in Madrid, Monte Carlo and Stuttgart.
Joined Stuttgart Ballet and after five years moved to Birmingham Royal Balletwhere she became a Senior Soloist. She has performed many solo and principal roles of the dance repertoire such as Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Giselle as well as dancing in many works by Balanchine, Cranko, Van Manen, Ashton, MacMillan and David Bintley amongst others.
After eighteen years as a professional dancer in 2011 she obtained the Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma awarded by the RAD and qualified as a teacher. She now works as a Freelance and has taught in various vocational schools in Spain, The Hammond School and Elmhurst School for Dance. She has been invited as a Guest Teacher with Stuttgart Ballet, Company Wayne McGregor and Birmingham Royal Ballet and she also coaches some of their dancers. She has taught regularly at DanceXchange since 2011.
She is a Level 3 Matt Pilates Instructor and a qualified Progressing Ballet Technique Teacher.