Portland Chinese School

Chinese Folk Dance Team

The instructor, Ms. Hu Ming Chia, received a BA degree in Dance from Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan, and a Master of Arts degree in Performing Arts / Dance from The American University, Washington D.C. Ms. Hu’s teaching emphasizes on proper techniques and helping the children appreciates the art of Chinese culture. Her goal is to familiarize the children with the idea of the body in motion. The class starts with warm up, including muscle strengthening and body stretching exercise, followed by step-by-step instructions of traditional Chinese dance moves.