You don’t have to be a cultural connoisseur to know that K-pop has become more than just a craze. Case in point: the hallyu wave has hit the worlds of fashion and beauty. But for avid enthusiasts including this dance instructor, its star appeal lies in its vivid and expressive choreography that’s integral to the genre.
Meet Jiayi Ng, a Singapore dancer who’s been practising for a total of 13 years and now carves a professional career as an instructor at Legacy Dance Co.
To date, the 25-year-old has dabbled in choreography for Malaysian artiste Sora Ma, performed with Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s NRA dance crew and took part in local dance competitions like Super 24 2015 (Open Category) and Blackout 2014 where her crew was a finalist and champion respectively.