Ms Sandra Leong

Greetings from our Ballet Instructor Ms Leong, who is the teacher-in-charge of our Ballet classes at SAFRA Yishun. 

Ms Leong began her dance journey at the tender age of 4 and is trained in the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), Australia Teaching of Dance (ATOD) and Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) dance syllabus. In her teens, Ms Leong also competed actively both locally and overseas in the CSTD Dance Competitions from 2011 to 2014. 

Following that, Ms Leong embarked on her tertiary dance education at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and graduated with a Diploma in Dance majoring in Dance Composition. Upon her graduation, Ms Leong has been teaching dance full-time since 2016, specialising in Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz. From 2017 onwards, Ms Leong was put in charge of Soloists, Duos and led the Competition Troupe Team, with notable top 3 achievements from Competitions such as the CSTD and HongKong Challenge Cup Dance Competitions. 

Ms Leong is also actively overseeing the development of promising dancers in the area of our Dance Technique Class for grooming Competition students and training students for participation in Dance Competitions. As an indication of her excellence in teaching, Ms Leong was awarded with the 'Outstanding Choreographer Award' at the International Arts Festival (IAF) in November 2023. 

A passionate teacher who has loved dance since young, Ms Leong is a highly versatile instructor at making dance fun, while challenging students to try new styles and break out of their comfort zones. As a dedicated mother to 3 young children at home, she adores children and engages positively with young students. We are confident your child will bloosom with Ms Leong in their dance journey here at StepUp.