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Dance For Health

Posted on 08 Feb 2017
In this article we explore the different physical and mental health benefits of dancing. Burn Those Calories! Dancing is great for keeping in shape. It is not just a great form cardio workout, dancing also builds strength, power, flexibility and balance by working all your major and minor muscle groups. An hour of dance can easily burn between 150 to 400 calories depending on the intensity and genre of dance, great for getting rid of those unwanted weight! Prevent Diseases Regular dancing can th

CSTD Examination 2017 Date Released

Posted on 04 Feb 2017
We will be conducting the CSTD dance examinations from 21 March to 23 March at TDA Woodlands. If the students have any activities with their school, you may request for an excuse letter from us. All students are required to report 1.5 hours before their stipulated exam timing fully groomed and in the examination attire. If you require further clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact our staffs.

Dancers Have An Eye For Detail

Posted on 03 Feb 2017
Have you ever seen a dancer goes berserk when others try to downplay the difficulty of dancing? Especially so when the culprit involved is a non-dancer? It is very common for people who have not been through professional dance training to undermine the demands of dance. A lot of non dancers think that they are good dancers just because they can shake to a beat. Just because you like to sing and that you can sing in tune doesn’t mean that you are a good singer. Similarly, just because you c

Date Set For TDA Recital 2017

Posted on 03 Feb 2017
Oua annual dance concert TDA Recital 2017 has been confirmed to be on 28 May 2017 at the Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Mrs Lee Choon Guan Theatre. Tickets will be on sale from 1 April onwards over the counters at TDA Woodlands and Bishan. More information on tickets sale will be released on a later date this month.

Dance Competition Etiquette for Competitors and Parents

Posted on 25 Jan 2017
Competition time is really stressful for dance teachers. We have to prepare our kids physically and mentally, check their dance costumes, ensure that they know what to do, make sure that they arrive on time, remember to submit the music CDs etc. If that is not stressful enough, we have to make sure our kids say and do the right things. As dance instructors we are also educators. It is easy to remind our students, but things can get a little awkward when the culprits are the parents. Here are som

How To Select A Dance School For Your Child?

Posted on 25 Jan 2017
There are many different considerations when selecting a dance school. Some of you are new and may not know what you want and what to expect and are still trying to gather more information. Some of you have put your children into a dance school and may have had a bad experience with the teachers or the programs offered so you’re looking for another dance school for your kids. Dear parents, whether you are choosing the first ballet school for your child or trying to find a new dance school

The Real Cost Of Dance Costumes – What Are You Actually Paying For?

Posted on 21 Jan 2017
As parents of a dance kid, you will find yourselves constantly paying for performance costumes, and they don’t come cheap. Ever wondered why are the costumes so expensive and what are you actually paying for? We have compiled a list of some frequently asked questions from parents. 1. What is the usual rate for dance costumes? It usually ranges anything from $50-$300, the typical cost is about $80 for a simple one. Expect more if it’s Classical Ballet tutu or a costume that has to be

TDA Christmas Party 2016

Posted on 23 Nov 2016
Our Annual TDA Christmas Party is back! This year we will be sponsored by Party Mojo! Check out the information in the poster below. We hope to see you there!

Hip Hop Classes @ TDA In Collaboration With Sparrows

Posted on 27 Oct 2016
Great news! Taneo Dance Academy is collaborating with Sparrows to bring you Hip Hop classes. We are sure you will be impressed by these kids as much as we are! See you at the trial class on 14 January!