Weekday Youth Dance

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Xian Yun’s youth and teen dance program is an enriched training built upon a curriculum that is approved by UC for high school arts credit. Through Xian Yun’s complete set of training methods on foundational skills, students will learn the distinct technical skills in Chinese dance, including jump­ing, leaping, turning, and flipping while increasing physical flexibility and refining the control of movements. Chinese dance is one of the most complete and systematic dance systems in the world and is based on 5,000 years of Chinese culture and profound traditional aesthetics. The program is designed for students ages 5 and older.



Weekday Calendar, Schedule, and Fees

2017-2018 WeekDAY Spring Dance Schedule & Fees

2017-2018 WeekDAY Fall Dance Schedule & Fees



Program Highlights

  • Learn authentic Chinese dance based upon Xian Yun’s curriculum that is approved by UC for high school arts credit
  • Improve physique and physical condition while enhancing focus, self-discipline, and confidence
  • Receive quality training by instructors from world-renowned Shen Yun
  • Train in a world-class facility with 2,000+ sq. ft. studios
  • Build a strong sense of community and teamwork with performance opportunities in Xian Yun’s annual recital and community events


Meet Our Weekday Program Dance Faculty

Arnold Yu Mr. Arnold Yu
Mr. Yu was a lead dancer with Shen Yun Performing Arts from 2006 to 2008. He has performed in over 60 cities, and in over 200 shows around the world. Mr. Yu made it to the final round in the Global Chinese Classical Dance Competition sponsored by NTDTV in 2007. He won a prize for excellent performance the following year at the 2008 competition.
Xiya Li Ms. Xiya Li
Ms. Li was born in and grew up in Germany. She started dancing when she was 5 years old, with ballet, and began learning classical Chinese dance at age 9 from a teacher from Shen Yun. In 2007, she won Honorable Mention in a competition in New York, and then proceeded to study at Fei Tian Academy for dance. She performed in the Holiday Wonders, and for seven years, she toured the world as a principal dancer for Shen Yun. At Xian Yun California, Ms. Li teaches dance and also helps choreograph the dances.