YONG YING WOO

Asian Dance Consultant, Dancer, Teacher & Choreographer

Yong Ying Woo who is Chinese and Malaysian, originally comes from Kuala Lumpur.  She specializes in traditional and contemporary Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian classical dances and has extensively trained in Ballet and contemporary dance at the Faculty of Dance in Malaysia's National Arts Academy. She represented her school by performing in Padang, Indonesia in 2007 and 2008, and also participated in the Bangkok Fringe Festival later in the same year, As well she represented Malaysia to promote culture and awareness in London upon completion of her course at ASWARA.

Yong Ying, seeking to advance her career further, came to Australia in 2008. During her course in Associate In Applied Dance at The Dance World Studio, she has performed at some of the most recognizable theatres in Melbourne including the National Theatre at St Kilda and Malt House Theatre. She also toured New Zealand in 2009 and 2011.

Yong Ying has since performed and choreographed at various events and locations including the 2010 Australian Dance Award at the Art Centre in Melbourne ,  Australian Dance Card at Melbourne Town Hall and  Buddha's Day performances at Federation Square by Sabrina Dance Troupe, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2010 & Castlemaine State Arts Festival 2011 with Kita Performing Arts Company and Reliquary by Miji Present 2011. Yong Ying has also toured Australia and India performing the popular kids show Dora the Explorer Live show with Life Like Touring in 2013. 

Most recently she featured as Eliza in The King and I, the multiple Helpman Awards Winning musical, including the prestigious Best Musical Award. Yong Ying was awarded the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical 2015 at Melbourne Green Room Awards Association. Yong Ying has been working with Sabrina Dance Troupe and KITA Performing Arts Company since 2009 as a dance instructor, choreographer and performer. She is also a qualified Early Childhood Educator. She is also KITA's Asian Dance Consultant.

YONG YING WOO

Asian Dance Consultant, Dancer, Teacher & Choreographer

Yong Ying Woo who is Chinese and Malaysian, originally comes from Kuala Lumpur.  She specializes in traditional and contemporary Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian classical dances and has extensively trained in Ballet and contemporary dance at the Faculty of Dance in Malaysia's National Arts Academy. She represented her school by performing in Padang, Indonesia in 2007 and 2008, and also participated in the Bangkok Fringe Festival later in the same year, As well she represented Malaysia to promote culture and awareness in London upon completion of her course at ASWARA.

Yong Ying, seeking to advance her career further, came to Australia in 2008. During her course in Associate In Applied Dance at The Dance World Studio, she has performed at some of the most recognizable theatres in Melbourne including the National Theatre at St Kilda and Malt House Theatre. She also toured New Zealand in 2009 and 2011.

Yong Ying has since performed and choreographed at various events and locations including the 2010 Australian Dance Award at the Art Centre in Melbourne ,  Australian Dance Card at Melbourne Town Hall and  Buddha's Day performances at Federation Square by Sabrina Dance Troupe, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2010 & Castlemaine State Arts Festival 2011 with Kita Performing Arts Company and Reliquary by Miji Present 2011. Yong Ying has also toured Australia and India performing the popular kids show Dora the Explorer Live show with Life Like Touring in 2013. 

Most recently she featured as Eliza in The King and I, the multiple Helpman Awards Winning musical, including the prestigious Best Musical Award. Yong Ying was awarded the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical 2015 at Melbourne Green Room Awards Association. Yong Ying has been working with Sabrina Dance Troupe and KITA Performing Arts Company since 2009 as a dance instructor, choreographer and performer. She is also a qualified Early Childhood Educator. She is also KITA's Asian Dance Consultant.

ANJALI SENGUPTA

Dancer, Dance therapist, Creative Arts Therapist, Dance Educator

Anjali Sengupta is a dance movement therapist, creative arts therapist, community arts/dance facilitator, arts dance educator, holistic well-being and fitness professional who is originally from India. With over 25 years experience of teaching, performing, choreographing and moving with people across 3 continents, dance and the expressive arts are as essential to her as eating, sleeping and breathing.  She is passionate about connecting with the wisdom of the body and experiencing the pure joy of living in the present moment. Her holistic approach draws on both Eastern and Western techniques and philosophies of well being.  

Anjali teaches Bollywood dance and other multicultural dance styles at schools, aged care facilities, community centres and corporate or public events.  She is the founder and director of Embracing Spirit that offers a range of trauma informed, creative arts and dance movement therapy services for individuals and groups.  She is also a counsellor at HerSpace, an organisation that offers long term mental health support to women who have experienced sexual exploitation. Anjali began her career as a professional dancer/ performing artist and has she has featured in Bollywood films such  ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ which won the National Award for choreography. She has appeared in the film ‘Taal’, numerous music videos and ad films and performed live with Sting at the Channel V Awards. She works as an art therapist and dance movement therapist in a residential aged care setting, facilitates meditation and mindfulness sessions, chair yoga and multimodal, interactive, multicultural dance programs and workshops for seniors (Dementia care). She also offers one on one trauma informed creative arts therapy sessions online and in person in her private practice.

Anjali is a firm believer in the power of dance and the arts to transcend all barriers transform and empower individuals and communities.  
 

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