Sukhi Krishnan is the Artistic Director and head teacher at classical Indian dance school Saraswathi Mahavidhyalaya in Perth. She speaks to us about telling stories through dance, discipline, and spirituality.
Jen Nie Chong is a Chinese dance teacher at the Chung Wah Association in Northbridge, which will be celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. She describes the unique origins of the six main dance styles, props, Lion dancing, and how for many people, dance is a part of daily life.
Todd has been teaching ballroom dancing to kids for thirty years now. He speaks about getting more men to dance, teaching reluctant students, and the Wiggles.
Nikki Irwin teaches students from all walks of life. She speaks about her disability class, how politics has influenced bellydancing costumes and how our setbacks can sometimes be our greatest blessings.
Yamina Hofer is a fusion dancer who travels the world and mixes all the styles she learns, from ballet to flamenco to African samba. She speaks to us about Cape Verde, using dance to transcend her emotions and how she accidentally ended up performing at the Rio carnival.
Fiona is a fire spinner and flow artist. Starting her journey as a ballet dancer, she is now an emerging teacher. She speaks to us about growing through pain, learning new things and the danger and beauty of what she does.
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