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Chinese Dance


Youth Programs / Art, Drama and Dance -
Youth Winter/Spring 2024

Chinese dance includes three categories: classical, folk and contemporary. Each session, we take turns to learn from each category alone with flexibility and Chinese dance techniques such as jumping, turning and tumbling.

This class will be taught in Chinese and culminate with a performance in May (more details to follow).

Dancers should bring dance shoes either purchased online or from the instructor for $10/pair.

Hopkins Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for before and after school programming, our hope is to provide financially equitable programming for Hopkins students. Pick the price that works for your family.

Ying Li

Ms. Ying Li graduated from Shenyang Conservatory of Music with a bachelor's degree in Traditional Chinese Dance. Since then she has been dedicated to dance education, choreography, and performing arts and won many national and international awards. Ms. Li taught dance, choreographed and directed shows in Dalian Children’s Palace, and directed children’s dance programs and live shows in Dalian TV Station. She also took charge of the training and performance in Dalian Model School, the first model school in China. In 2001, the dance Spring Flower she choreographed earned a Golden Award in the National Youth Talent Competition. In 2006 she won the Outstanding Instructor Award in Sino-Japan-South Korea International Youth Arts Competition. Since 2009 Ying has been teaching dance in MN. She is the first and the only Chinese dance instructor in The Cowles Center’s Distance Learning Program in Minneapolis. In 2018, her dance team won the Most Energetic Team Award and Platinum Award in the American Final of the International Taoli Cup. Ms. Li established Phoenix Chinese Dance Academy in 2019 as the principal and Chinese dance teacher.

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  Ying Li


Eisenhower - Eisenhower Community Center : Gym S
Fridays, Feb 16 - May 3
2:20 - 4:00 PM

  No Class Mar 8 & Apr 5


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