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ALYCIA CHUA

NATASHA KEEGAN

ESENE PNG

CLAUDINE KOO

EUNICE LEONG

SIMONE LEE

TABITHA POH

ALICE TAN

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ALYCIA CHUA

YE MIN COCO

DEN MULIA

FIORENZA TOFFOLON

ISSEY TAN

JAMIE SWEE

JEAN KHOO

JESSIE WANG

JING WEN TAM

KAMISAH BASRI

LORENA

LUCIA TONG

RAYMOND CHEONG

THOMAS PHOON

SABARINA

WENJIE SIM

ESENE PNG

Introduction

Esene, was born in Malaysia and has obtained her Teaching Certificate with Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). She has taught in several dance schools in Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has been actively involved in various events such as Festival of Dance VI, 2003 with Sri Wilayah Ballet Academy in Kuala Lumpur, An Evening of Grace, 2000 and Land of Smiles, 1999 with Priscilla Ballet Academy in Penang as well as performing various dance performances in Penang hotels from 1995 – 1997. She was also involved in A Triple Bill, 1995, La Fille Mal Gardee,1994, Sleeping Beauty, 1993 and An Occasion of Dance, 1992 with Nelson Academy of Dance in New Zealand as well as our very own, Attitude Performing Arts Studio concert events from 2008 – 2019.
Png Esene aspires to encourage ballet dance as a part of healthy lifestyle as well as to condition the body and to discover the beauty of it. She seeks to share her knowledge and experiences to the passionate dancers and to promote dancing in a safe manner in the pursuit of technique and its artistry. She welcomes to share her passion for ballet to enrich one’s lives.

Awards

She has been awarded with Associate of Royal Academy of Dance (ARAD) in recognition of success at RAD Advanced 2 Level.

Accreditation

  • RTS of Royal Academy of Dance
  • RAD Advanced 2
  • RAD Grade 8
  • CSTD Intermediate in Classical Ballet with Honours
  • ABRSM Grade 8 Theory and Pianoforte

CLAUDINE KOO

Introduction

Born in Singapore, Claudine Koo was trained in Jazz and Tap Dance and has obtained her Teaching Certificate in Jazz and Diploma in Tap dancing with Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD). She has taught dance at JMDC, Stepping Out Studios and she involves herself in many dance competition and dance events such as, CSTD Asia Pacific and CSTD Singapore Competition as well as CSTD Perth Theatrical Festival, CSTD Tap Syllabus Filming and Barcelona International Dance Group.
Claudine Koo aspires to see her students grow and mature into beautiful dancers, not only with stunning technique and performance skills but of impeccable character as well.

Awards

She has participated twice in Barcelona International Dance Competition and won a Grand Prix Award in 2010 as a team. She was awarded first in Tap and first in Lyrical Solo, participated in CSTD Asia Pacific and CSTD Singapore Dance Competition as well as CSTD Perth Theatrical Festival and was awarded with an Honourable Mention in Tap Solo.

Accreditation

  • CSTD Tap Teaching Certificate
  • CSTD Tap Teaching Diploma
  • CSTD Jazz Teaching Certificate

TABITHA POH

Introduction

Tabitha Poh Born in Singapore, Tabitha trained at Attitude Performing Arts Studio from the age of six. She has since obtained her Teaching Certificate in Ballet with ROyal Academy of Dance (RAD) and has taught in Attitude Performing Arts Studio since 2015. She was trained in Ballet under Attitude Performing Arts Studio in her childhood and has obtained her Teaching Certificate in Ballet with Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). She has involved in various Attitude Performing Arts Studio events such as, The Toy Factory In 2009, World of Dance in 2011, Nature is a Dance ion 2016 and Dancing with the Universe in 2019. Also, she is actively involving in Pilates, as well as teaching Pilates.
Tabitha Poh hopes to develop strong dancers. Tabitha believes with a good foundation; dancers are able to enjoy the meaning of dancing and she hopes she would be able to inspire her love for dancing to her students.

Awards

She has been accepted to a Scholars program for various dance, where they are train in Jazz, Contemporary and Ballet dance techniques.

Accreditation

  • RAD Advance 1
  • CBTS of Royal Academy of Dance

SIMONE LEE

Introduction

Born in Singapore, Simone received her professional dance training in Lasalle College of the Arts majoring in Ballet. She later obtained a Teching Certification in Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). She has taught at MA Ballet previously and involves herself in competition and dance events such as CSTD 5th Asia-Pacific Dance Competition, in her secondary school years and an on-going Year End Dance Performance in church.
Simone Lee aspires to inspire her students to do their personal best in their dancing journey, and she would like to grow her knowledge of dance anatomy & teaching.

Awards

In 1996, she was awarded with Grade 8 Ballet certificate under Royal Academy of Dance and in 2011, she accomplish and obtained her Intermediate Ballet certificate under Royal Academy of Dance.

Accreditation

  • RAD Intermediate Ballet
  • RAD Teacher Certification
  • Diploma in Dance

ALYCIA CHUA

Introduction

Alycia is a certified Pilates Instructor through Fletcher Pilates and Pilates Method Alliance. Having a dance background has given her the advantages of a mobile body in movements. Her knowledge as a ballet teacher has greatly deepen her understanding of training and teaching different body types. She hopes to inspire her students to move better and help them find freedom in movement. She finds great joy when she sees her student reap benefits and enjoyed the class.

Accreditation

  • Diploma in Dance with Distinction (Lasalle-SIA College of the ARTS)
  • BodyTree Academy (BTA) Educator
  • Fletcher Pilates® Professional Teacher
  • Pilates Method Alliance (PMA®) Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Certified BASI Pilates®for Dancers
  • Evidence Based Fitness Academy (EBFA) Master instructor
  • Barefoot Training Specialist® Level 3
  • BARE® Eortout instructor
  • PowerPlate Certified Master Trainer
  • Pelvic Floor Health & Dysfunction (The Center for Women’s Fitness)
  • Stretch Therapy Certified Teacher

Upcoming Classes

  • Wednesday 10am-11amr

YE MIN COCO

Introduction

Coco is a seasoned Zumba instructor with over 7 years of experience. She enjoys dancing in her free time. Coco believes that Zumba is for everyone and encourages everyone to commit to an exercise that they enjoy.

Accreditation

  • Zumba 1
  • Zumba 2
  • Zumba Gold

Upcoming Classes

  • Monday 9am-10am
  • Wednesday 9am-10am
  • Friday 9am-10am

DEN MULIA

Introduction

Den have many years of experience teaching group exercise. He is also a qualified sports instructor under Singapore Sports Counsil (SCC) since 1996. With a strong background in fitness, he was invited as a lead instructor for a large event with Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong as a guest of honour. Apart from leading group exercises, Den was previously a club manager, managing several gyms across Singapore.

Accreditation

  • Fitness & Aerobics Instructor
  • Certificate under Singapore Sports Council (SSC) since 1996,
  • Zumba Certificate (ZIN) in 2019.

Upcoming Classes

    KickBoxing
  • Monday 7-8pm
    Cardio Dance
  • Monday 8-9pm
  • Friday 2.15-3.15pm

FIORENZA TOFFOLON

Introduction

Originally from Switzerland, Fiorenza has been teaching Zumba since 2013. Through teaching and performing Zumba on stage and in studios, Fiorenza offers an energetic approach that cultivates strength in technique and dynamic movement quality. She receives much joy from seeing her students enjoy themselves through movement.

Accreditation

  • FISAF international aerobic instructor
  • Zumba B1, B1, Toning, Kids & Jr, Strong Nation
  • PAI Pilates instructor for all populations MAT & REFORMER

Upcoming Classes

    Zumba
  • Monday 9-10am

ISSEY TAN

Introduction

A veteran in the fitness industry, Issey has taught yoga for over 16 years and body combat for over 2 decades. He has represented Singapore in the 2nd World Taekwondo Championship in South Korea. He has also won the National Taekwondo Fin Weight title in 1975.

Accreditation

Sporting Qualification

  • 6 Times National Taekwondo Champion (1975-1982)
  • 2 Times ASEAN Taekwondo Champion (1980-1982)
  • Represented Singapore at the following International Tournaments
  • The 2nd World Taekwondo Championship in 1975 (South Korea)
  • The International Invitational Taekwondo Championship in 077 (Taiwan)
  • Pre-World Games Taekwondo Championship in 1978 (South Korea)
  • 1st World Military (CISM) Taekwondo Championship in 1980 (South Korea)
  • 4th Asian Taekwondo Championship in 1980 (Taiwan)
  • 1st ASEAN Taekwondo Championship in 1980 (Singapore)
  • 2nd ASEAN Taekwondo Championship in 1982 (Malaysia) 

My Fitness Qualification

  • Certified UK YMCA Fitness Instructor
  • Certified ISSA Fitness Trainer
  • Certified LES MILLS Body Combat Instructor
  • Certified Vivekananda Yoga Instructor
  • Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor

Upcoming Classes

Yoga

  • Thursday 10:15am-11:15am

JAMIE SWEE

Introduction

Jamie has been teaching group exercise class for close to ten years. Teaching a range of classes from Zumba and K Kardio, Jamie offers an energetic approach in her classes. In addition to teaching her dance classes, she is a firm believer of loyalty to her loved ones.

Accreditation

  • Certified in Standard First Aid plus CPR & AED.
  • Certification in the following fitness programs: Zumba, K-Kardio Dance, U-Jam Fitness & K-popX Fitness

Upcoming Classes

Zumba

  • Tuesday 8-9pm

K Kardio

  • Wednesday 7-8pm 

JEAN KHOO

Introduction

Jean has been teaching yoga since 2009 across Singapore. Her clear articulation, poise and precise cueing make for her unique class. Students marvel at how passionate they feel after one of her inspiring classes.

Accreditation

Sporting Qualification

  • RYT 200 hour yoga
  • Alliance Certificates

Upcoming Classes

Yoga

  • Friday 10-11am

JESSIE WANG

Introduction

A certified group instructor through FISAF, Jessie started her teaching career in California fitness center and has been teaching for over 12 years. Jessie’s teaching method emphasizes engaging her students curiosity and pays particular attention to answering any of their questions. Apart from teaching, she can be found regularly participating in community events.

Accreditation

Sporting Qualification

  • Fitness group of instructor (FISAF)
  • Zumba Fitness
  • Zumba Toning
  • Zumba Gold
  • Boogie Bounce 

Upcoming Classes

Zumba

  • Tuesday 9-10am
  • Friday 9-10am

JING WEN TAM

Introduction

Jing Wen is a certified Zumba instructor with over 6 years of experience teaching in various studios and fitness instructor. Always delivering her class through her trademark smile and laugh, she hopes to inspire her students to keep on dancingin life.

Accreditation

  • Fitness group of instructor (FISAF)
  • Zumba Fitness
  • Zumba Toning
  • Zumba Gold
  • Zumba Step
  • Zumba Kids
  • Aqua Zumba
  • Zumba Sentao
  • Ploxing
  • AFAA

Upcoming Classes

Zumba

  • Sunday 11am-12pm

KAMISAH BASRI

Introduction

Kamisah gained her certification as a fitness instructor through TAFE (NWS Australia). She recovered from an serious injury 10 years ago and was back to her old self in no time. At an age past 60, you should take advantage of her vast knowledge of injury management to gain improvements in your health and lifestyle.

Accreditation

  • Fitness instructor Certification from TAFE (NWS Australia)
  • YogaFit American (level 1)
  • Body Balanced (Les Miles)
  • KickFit (Singapore) 

Upcoming Classes

Cardio Dance

  • Monday 9am-10am
  • Wednesday 9am-10am

Interval Cardio

  • Friday 10am-11am

LORENA

Introduction

Lorena hails from Mexico and has been teaching for over 12 years. Her zest for life is seen through the classes that she teaches. She appreciates the uniqueness of an individual and encourages students to take ownership of their individuality and overall sense of artistic self to achieve their goals.

Accreditation

  • TRX Certification
  • Strong Nation Certification
  • Zumba Certification
  • Fitness MATRIX Certification (ongoing)
  • Various Latin Dance Rhythms Certification

Upcoming Classes

Zumba

  • Thursday 8-9pm
  • Saturday 9-10am

Zumba Workout

  • Saturday 10-11am

LUCIA TONG

Introduction

Originally from Hong Kong, Lucia is a certified personal trainer with over 25 years of experience. A firm believer of health fitness as a lifestyle, she gets her satisfaction from her students achieving their fitness goals. A veteran, she has taught thousands of classes throughout her career.

Accreditation

  • NASM in Personal Training
  • California fitness yoga instructor certificate.
  • Cert in Sports Health science- HKU.
  • MSC in exercise n nutrition science-UK.
  • REHAB specialist- Australia.
  • Clinical orthopaedic therapy- full cert.

Upcoming Classes

Circuit Training

  • Monday 10-11am

RAYMOND CHEONG

Introduction

Taking a leaf from the old adage, An apple a day keeps the doctor away, Raymond lives by the mantra of “combat 3 times a week keeps the doctor away!” A trained personal trainer, Raymond has over a decade of experience anddoes everything he can to make fitness FUN for all.

Accreditation

  • FISAF PT cert
  • FISAF aerobics instructor Kettlebells level 1
  • Kickboxing instructor

Upcoming Classes

BodyCombat

  • Tuesday 7-8pm
  • Thursday 7-8pm
  • Saturday 11-12pm

THOMAS PHOON

Introduction

Thomas was a Physical Trainer in the SAF. Having more than 2 decades of group exercise, his exercise philosophy, which stems from calisthenics and a love for sports, is to help people across all ages express their bodies, sense of self, and identity through limitless movement.

Accreditation

  • SAF Physical Training Instructor
  • AFPA Personal Training, SSC Fitness Instructor
  • SSC Aerobic Instructor
  • Les Mills BodyCombat Instructor
  • Les Mills BodyPump Instructor
  • TRX Instructor Certified
  • FIA Aqua Fitness Instructor
  • AOK Mediball Pro Certified

Upcoming Classes

BodyCombat

  • Monday 10-11am

A.B.T

  • Thursday 10am-11am

SABARINA

Introduction

Sabarina is certified as a Zumba Instructor and has been teaching across various schools and conducting corporate classes locally. When teaching, Sabarina focuses on ensuring her students are having fun through movement in order to maximize their fitness goals.

Accreditation

  • Zumba Basic 1
  • Zumba Basic 2
  • Zumba Gold
  • Zumba Toning
  • Aqua Zumba
  • Zumba Kids
  • Kickboxing

Upcoming Classes

Zumba

  • Monday 9-10am

WENJIE SIM

Introduction

WenJie brings joy and motivation through his class. He is thrilled to share the energy and joy that his classes provides and hopes that dancers leave his class feeling restored, recharged, and motivated.

Accreditation

  • Kpop X Fitness
  • KpopX Lite
  • Zumba Fitness
  • Zumba Gold
  • Strong by Zumba
  • FISAF Group Exercise
  • Aerobics

Upcoming Classes

KpopX Fitness

  • Tuesday 9-10am