Involvements

Iexpress2explore involvements in Dance/Movement Therapy and Natural Essentials Training in Asia

ASIA * Provides Training/Consultancy for charity & corporate organisations * Delivers Training workshops in Dance/Movement Therapy* Delivers Body-based training, Developmental & Dementia Care training * Speaker for Corporate and Charity Organisations * Designer for Customised Therapy Bands link * Conducts Natural Essentials workshops link 

SYDNEY* Facilitates Mummy and Me Programs (Program completed after 7 years)* Facilitates Children Zumba Classes for Afterschool * Consultancy for Dance/Movement Therapy, Art Expressions and Aromatherapy  * Delivers Accredited training courses in Cert III & IV Aged Care and Business Management  * Supervision and Therapy sessions (Individual & Group)

POPULATION GROUPS* Baby/Toddlers to school-aged children  * Private Therapy Session for adults and children * PTSD (Work with Jewish Holocaust survivors from 2000-2006) with Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home  * Special Needs children (being a childcare teacher since 1993 and a qualified Special Education teacher (Uni. of Sydney)

RESEARCH* Qualitative research: Dance/Movement Therapy with Hearing-Impaired Child in Singapore (2000)  * Qualitative research: Dance/Movement Therapy with Cochlea-Implant Child in Sydney (2001)

NEWS* 2016: Article on "Helping Children with Special Needs through Dance/Movement Therapy" published by SIngaporeMotherhood * 2012: Cited in the article Healing Moves  in THE STRAITS TIMES (ST Mind Your Body)  * 2008: Featured in the Leader Newspaper on "Arts Keeps Seniors Sharp"  * 1996: Featured in the Women's Weekly "Your Stories Your Life-Hands On" (with hearing-impaired children)  * 1995: Featured in the STAR Newspaper on "33 youths to three states in Malaysia for the Road Show"  * 1994: Featured in the STAR Newspaper Malaysia, trained 220 dancers and presented in the Ipoh Stadium

Modalities * Practitioner in Mindfulness Meditation  * Practitioner in Complementary Therapies (Swedish, Remedial and Lymphatic)  & Aromatherapy  * Movement Analysis work (Laban, Bartenieff Fundamentals & Kestenberg Movement Profile)

 INVOLVEMENTS   * 8th Oct 2017: Speaker for Parenting Seminar (MyGym Singapore at Suntex city) * 22nd April 2017: Minding the Body in Mindfulness at Preschool for Multiple Intelligence  * 22nd April 2017: Professional Development for Teachers on Dance/Movement Therapy at Preschool for Multiple Intelligence, Spore * 14th Jan 2017: Natural Essence for Well-Being (Loh Guan Lye specialist centre, Penang) *  Jan 2017: Glycerin soap design workshop (Private arrangement)* 10th Nov 2016: Workshop on "Self Care: Natural Essential" for Carers with Wesley Mission (Aust) * 10th Nov 2016: Caring for the Body Moving:Dance/Movement Therapy for Carers with Wesley Mission (Aust) * 7th Oct 2016: Workshop on "Pampering self using Essential oils" at Alzheimer's Spore * 8th Oct 2016: Igniting your 5th Sense: Perfume Making (Spore) * 1st Oct 2016:Training workshop"Dance/Movement Therapy for Special Needs Children" at BridgingTalents (Spore) * 27th Sept 2016: Dance/Movement Therapy with Carers at Alzheimer's Spore for 3 sessions * 25th Sept 2016; Workshop "Healthy Essentials for Children" (JB) * 24th Sept 2016; Speaker on "Developmental Rhythms" at Suntex city for MyGym Spore* 9th July 2016; Workshop "Healthy Essentials for Children" (JB) * 1st July 2016; Speaker at SMU on Dance/Movement Therapy (Spore)* 10th April 2016; Natural Essentials for Teens" (Spore)* 5th Jan 2016: Dance/Movement Therapy with children at Batam*19th Sept 2015: Creative Outlet using Natural Essentials*28th Sept - 1st Oct 2015: Classes on Mummy and Me Program (1st time launch in Palawan, Cavite and Silang*28th Sept-1st Oct 2015: Training workshop Developmental Movement at Palawan, Cavite and Silang *25th Sept 2015:Training workshop"Dance/Movement Therapy for Special Needs Children" at BridgingTalents*18th April 2015:Training workshop"Dance/Movement Therapy for Special Needs Children" at BridgingTalents* 26th Sept 2014: Professional Development workshop on Dance/Movement Therapy at SMU, Spore * 27th Sept 2014: Professional Development workshop: Dance/Movement Therapy at TCA, Spore * Sept 2014: workshop on Dance/Movement Therapy with Children at TCA, Spore for the trainees in M. in Counselling * 29th & 30th Sept 2014: Training workshop on Dance/Movement Approach for Seniors with SSI  * 4th Oct 2014: Dance/Movement Therapy with Carers at Alzheimer's Spore for 4 sessions  * 4th Oct 2014: Workshop on "Essential oils: Usage and Safety" * 28th-30th Apr 2014: Dance/Movement Therapy with children in Trauma at Tacloban, Philippines  * 26th Apr 2014: Workshop on Dance/Movement Therapy at Palawan, Philippines  * 25th Apr 2014: Training for Parents & Professionals: Developmental Movement L1  * 22nd-24th Apr 2014: Training on "Moving with Meaning for Children Method & Professional Development with PSP Philippines  * 21st Apr 2014: Professional Development: Minding the Body Moving with PSPS Philippines  * 13th Apr 2014: Training for Parents & Professionals on Developmental Movement L2 with Bonbebe Malaysia  * 12th Apr 2014: Training for Parents & Professionals on Developmental Movement L1 with Bonbebe Malaysia  * 18th-19th Jan 2014: Training on Moving with Meaning for Children Method KL Malaysia  * 14th Jan 2014 Talk on Aromatherapy: Scent or Treatments?" Chua Chu Kang library Spore  * 11th Jan 2014: Professional Development: Minding the Body Moving with Ministry of Education Spore (2 classes)  * 9th Jan 2014: Workshop on "De-stress using Natural Essentials (3rd run) with Ministry of Education Spore * 4th Jan 2014 Talk on Aromatherapy: Scent or Treatments?" Queenstown library Spore * 2nd Oct 2013: Training for Parents & Professionals on Developmental Movement L1 with Bonbebe Malaysia * 10th Oct 2013: Workshop on "De-stress using Natural Essentials (3rd run) with Ministry of Education Spore  * 4th-6th Oct 2013: Training on "Moving with Meaning for Children Method & Professional Development with PSPS Philippines  * 8th Oct 2013: Workshop on Designing Glycerin soaps Spore  * 1st-2nd Oct 2013: Training on Dementia: what care providers need to know at AHD Spore  * 16th-9th Oct 2013: Dance/Movement Therapy session with caregivers at Alzheimer's Spore  * 20th Sept 2014: Dance/Movement Therapy at NAFA Spore  * 3rd July 2013: Training at KACES on Dance/Movement Therapy for elderly and people with dementia  * 29th July 2013: Workshop at Korean Dance Therapy conference "The Self in Connection"  * 28th July 2013: Panel discussions representing Singapore at Korean Dance Therapy conference  * 22nd July & 6th Jul 2013: Training on Dance/Movement Therapy for Adults with Special Needs (corporate) at COS Spore  * 24th-25th Jun 2013: Training "Eldercare: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" with SSI Spore (5th run)  * 20th & 21st June 2013: Training "Dance/Movement for Children" (3rd run) with SSTI, Singapore 15th April 2013: Dance/Movement Therapy at La Salle College of the Arts Singapore 19th April 2013: Speaker: on 'Aromatic Medicine' for Care Group from City Harvest Singapore 13th April 2013: Dance/Movement Therapy for Care-givers at Alzheimer's Association Singapore 13th April 2013: 1st Mummy + Me Program in Singapore 21st Oct 2012: Body/Mind Connection workshop at Family Day Care Center Association Conference, NSW Australia 13th Oct 2012: Workshop on "Pampering Your Skin: Using Natural Essentials, Singapore 7th Oct 2012: Professional Development Class on "Minding the Conscious Body", Singapore 29th Sept 2012: Professional Development Class on "Minding the Embodied Body", FACET, Philippines 27th-28th Sept 2011: Training on "Moving with Meaning for Children" with FACET, Philippines 24th & 25th Sept 2012: Training on "Dementia: What Care Providers Need to Know" with AHD, Singapore 19th-20th Sept 2012: Training on "Children: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" with SSTI, Singapore 22nd Sept, 6th & 12th Oct 2012 - Consultancy at HappyKidsClub, Singapore 17th-18th Sept 2012: Training on "Body-Based work: Dealing with Trauma" with AHD, Singapore 16th Sept 2012: Training on "Brain development with Dance and Movement" with KK Hospital, Singapore 14th April 2012: Workshop on "De-stress using Natural Essentials, Singapore 15th April 2012: Professional development class on "Minding the Authentic Body, Singapore 16th & 17th April 2012: Training on "Eldercare: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" (re-run) with SSTI, Singapore 2nd Oct 2011: Professional development workshop on "Minding the Embodied Body, Singapore 1st Oct 2011: "Dancing for Birth" at Qualities of Life Conference, Suntec city, Singapore 25th Sept 2011: Training on "Moving with Meaning for Children" with Bonbebe, Malaysia 24th Sept 2011: "Dancing for Birth" at Bonbebe, Malaysia 26th-27th Sept 2011: Training on "Children: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" with SSTI, Singapore 3rd Sept 2011: Speaker for Carers' Conference "Minding the Conscious Mind", St Mary's Mackillop Community Care, Australia 14th-15th April 2011: Training on "Eldercare: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" (re-run) with SSTI, Singapore 30th Sept- 1st Oct 2010 : Training on "Eldercare: Introduction to Dance/Movement approach" with SSTI, Singapore 10th Sept 2010: Workshops on "My Natural Essentials" Level 2, Singapore 3rd Oct 2010: Speaker/Facilitator for workshop in Dance/Movement Therapy at the Body Mind Spirit Festival, Singapore 7-9th July 2010: Training on "From Motion to Emotion: An Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy & the Arts as Treatment Tool" with St Andrew's Lifestreams, Singapore 3th-4th July 2010: Workshops on "Creating your own Natural Cosmetics" Level 1, Singapore 5th May 2009: Speaker for Carer Conference at MacKillop Community Care, Australia 17th Jan 2009: Speaker for Staff Development Day at Chesalon Community Services, Sydney Mar-Dec 2008: Chesalon Services - Joint venture with Sutherland Council in the Pilot Project in Art Therapy for seniors and exhibition at the Seniors Arts Festival, Sutherland, Australia Jan-Jul 2006: Body/Mind Connection - Facilitated a community seniors group at Hunters Hill Council, Sydney 30th Oct 2001: Presenter for “Active Mind and Active Body” Seminar, Hunters-Hill, Sydney 10th Jun 2001: St Stephen Uniting Church, Sydney: Solo Mime & a Dance Performance 2nd Jun 2001: Wesley Mission, Sydney: A Mime performance for ‘Children’s’ At Risk’ 29th Dec 2000: East Coast Care Center (Lions Club), Singapore: Solo Mime Performance 31st Oct 2000: Presenter for Dance/Movement Therapy for the “Active Mind and Active Body” Seminar", Hunters-Hill, Sydney 2000-2006 Work with Jewish-Holocaust survivors and people with dementia in Dance/Movement Therapy at Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home, Sydney2000 Woking with psychiatric patients and disabilities on Dance/Movement Therapy 17th Jun 2000: Kinokuniya’s Singapore :Ventriloquist, Story-telling and Face-painting for the children 6th Jun 2000: Pine Tree Club, Singapore: Acted in the play “Dumpling Festival” 27th May 2000: TheatrExprezz, Singapore: Monologue and Solo Dancer in the play “Love” 30th Apr 2000:  Ventriloquist, Story-telling & Face-painting Kinokuniya’s Launch at Liang Court, Singapore 11th-12th Feb 2000: Kluang Church, Malaysia: Conducted workshop on Contemporary Dance Dec 1999-Jan 2000 Hope of God, Singapore - Mime Choreographer, Hip-Hop Dance/Choreographer 31st Dec 1999: Pan-Pacific Hotel for Millennium Party, Singapore: Mime Performance 1995-1996: Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, Philippines - Conducted workshop on basic Dance Improvisation and Mime 16th Apr 1995: Easter Public Rally, Ipoh, Malaysia - Directed, Produced and Choreographed an hour long Easter play for 100 crew members Feb 1995: Workshop on Dance at SIB church, Sibu, Sarawak 16th-18th Dec 1994: Christopher Sun's Rally, Ipoh, Msia - Project Coordination & Training of 250 dancers, ranging from the age of 5 to 55 years of age, and performed to a crowd of 30,000 at Perak Stadium 24-28 Aug 1994: Seminar for Dance & Tambourine, Ipoh, Malaysia for 100 participants *11-16 Nov 1991: Seminar for Dance & Tambourine, Ipoh, Malaysia for 100 participants 1991 – Granted a scholarship by Dance Arts Singapore in ballet, trained under the late Tony Llacer 1991: Shell Singapore Dinner and Dance: Choreographer and Dancer