1699 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030

Instructors

Ying Ying

Miss Ying Ying is 23 years old now and started her dance training at the age of 4 . She came from Beijing Armed Police Art Group.  Graduated with a degree in dance and acting from Nanjing University of the Arts, Ying Ying has won lots of awards and gained recognition for her amazing performances including :

The first prize for group dance ‘Butterflies’ on CCTV New Year’s Gala in 2009.

The first prize in National Military Dance Competition for dance ‘Sing towards the sky’ in 2009.

From 2011 to 2014, Lead dancer in the scene’ Nanniwan’ of Dance drama ‘The memory in Yan’an’.

Eva

Jing Li (Eva) started learning Chinese Ethnic dance from Guangdong Dance school at the age of 13 and has continuously worked in song and dance troupes ever since. Her representative dance works include ‘Love song under the moon’, ‘Coming back from the town Alili’. She later on joined the Children’s theater for dancing and acting for years. Her representative works during that period of time include dance drama ‘Little story in big forest’,   grand myth drama for children ‘The magical pickaxe’, children’s drama ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ , children’s drama ‘Snow White’.   Children’s dance ‘Ball exercise dance’, ‘School boy’,’Little rabbit’,  Indian dance’ Bounce the ball’, ‘Umbrella fan dance’ . She also received training from Asian yoga association mentor training School, and became a certified Advanced Yoga and Hot Room Yoga instructor.

Monica

Fan Yan(Monica) started her Chinese dance and Ballet training at Shanghai Dance school in 1989. She then studied classical dance at Beijing Dance School in 1994. Later she joined Shanghai Dance Drama Theater as dancer in 1996. She is a member of Shanghai Dancers Association.During the period of 1996 to 2005 as a dancer , she has performed classical dance, ethnic dance ,folk dance, modern dance on many shows and events including CCTV new year’s gala, Shanghai International Arts Festival, and Hong Kong handover ceremony .

She received yoga teaching training for 200 hours, and got her certificate of international yoga instructor in 2005.

In 2005, she choreographed several shows including Shanghai Dongfang TV mid autumn festival show and Minxing District sports meeting open ceremony. She has been teaching dance for almost 20 years and is devoted to explore and cultivate the talent of each individual student.

Nicole Tian

Nicole Tian graduated from Shanghai Normal University Dance Department with a master’s degree in Chinese Dance Education in 2010 and is a member of Shanghai Dancers’ Association. After graduation, she has been teaching dance at her school for many years. She participated in the 2010 Shanghai China Expo by creating, choreographing and performing in the shows. Her students have participated in various performances and won awards including 2nd prize and 3rd prize in the National College Students Art Exhibition. In recent years, Nicole has worked on 2 dance projects for the city, conducted 2 research studies of dance education at school and participated in writing 3 textbooks for dance education. She received the 3rd prize in the National Dance Education Essay Contest and the 1st Prize in the City Dance Education Essay Contest.

jADE GAO

Jade graduated from Beijing Normal University with a bachelor’s degree in Dance Studies. She has comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in Chinese Classical Dance and Chinese ethnic dance, and has been teaching dance for many years. She worked for Santa Monica College Dance Department and University of South California Chinese Dance Team. Jade is now a dance instructor at Lilian Dance Studio and has been choreographing numerous dance performances and practicing works for the local Asian Americans with a passion of Chinese dance culture.

anna

Anna (Sidi Wang) is 24 years old and 1.73 m tall.
Education: Capital Normal University, Bachelor’s degree
Major courses: Chinese Classical Dance, Chinese Ethnic Dance, Ballet, Modern dance, Jazz

Teaching experience:
2015.09-2017.06 Beijing CTV Guoli School, Chinese Dance/Enlightenment Dance/Ballet Instructor
2016.11-2017.01 Art High School art exam trainer
2017.09-2017.12 Beijing Weimei Dance School, Chinese Dance/Enlightenment Dance Instructor
2017.11-2018.03 China Agricultural University Faculty Dance Team, Ethnic Dance Instructor 2015- 2018 Choreographer and Dance Instructor for evening galas

Performances/Awards:
Gold Award in 2015 Beijing College Student Dance Festival
First Prize in Northern China 5 Provinces and Municipalities Dance Competition
Dance performance in the 3rd International College Student Micro Movie Festival Ceremony
Dance performance in the World of Dance on CCTV3
Dance performance in Beijing College Student Dance Festival Closing Ceremony
Capital Normal University Cultural Exchange to United States, dance performance
Dance performance in 2016 CCTV3 Mid-Autumn Festival Show

She enjoys dancing and has extensive teaching experience. She specializes in:
Chinese Classical Dance, Ethnic Dance and Folk Dance (Uighur, Dai, Mongols Jiaozhou Yangge), Ballet (Basic training), Modern Dance, Contemporary Dance, Jazz(Broadway).

Lee

Lee is 21 years old. She started dancing at the age of 6.
Member of Shanghai Pudong New District Art Troupe Dance Team.
Nationally certified for excellence in Dance Arts
Received Silver Award in Shanghai Art Competition
Received Gold Award in the “Our Chinese Heart” competition
Has been Invited to participate in Spain International Art Festival

Experience:

  1. Received Silver Award in Shanghai Art Dance Competition
  2. Receive the Gold Award in the Junior Group Solo Dance at the 6th “Our Chinese Heart” International Art Culture exchange event
  3. Nationally certified by China for excellence in Dance Arts
  4. Participated in major events including Shanghai Pudong District Dance Performance, the Shanghai Expo and the Oriental Pearl performance.
  5. Performed with numerous National First-Class actors on the show “Red Motto” in Shanghai Oriental Center.
  6. Participated in the 2015“Night of China” show in US.
  7. Performed in various events including World Journal 40th anniversary ceremony in 2016. Created and choreographed the dance “Invisible wings”.