Ballet, Dance & Grow
Ms Ethelyn is a trained Classical Ballet dancer with dancing and/or performing experiences in Contemporary, Jazz, Street Jazz and Latin Dance. She is also a Registered Teacher and an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD, UK) and an affiliate member of the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing with more than 10 years of teaching experience. She is also a certified Nurturing Pathways® (USA) instructor, a former Music & Movement volunteer teacher at a special needs school and a graduate of the National University of Singapore (B.Soc.Sc, second upper honours).
"Dancers, in my experience, are also exceptional people, people with an attitude toward life, a kind of quest, and an internal quality. They know who they are, and they show this to you, willingly."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
Ms Ethelyn started her classical ballet training when she was 5 years old and has completed the RAD syllabi until Advanced 2. She has extensive performing experience, such as performing in New York City and Albany in USA, Ballet Under The Stars, Chingay, and NUS Arts Festival. Ms Ethelyn has also choreographed and developed a full-length dance production titled ‘Dancing Through The Seasons’, which includes ballet, jazz and contemporary dance items.
An energetic and passionate dance educator, Ms Ethelyn is well-loved by all her students and teaches with the dancer in mind. She has accumulated best practices and tried-tested-proven teaching approaches to put together a comprehensive dance development program at Ritz Dance Studios that is designed to captivate, empower, inspire and challenge.