Life’s Short…Dance Hard!

A better way of life thru dance!

About

In 2003 Lionel Araya ( USA ), Yenny Widjaja (Indonesia), and Alicia Foo ( Singapore ) co-founded L.A. Dance Connection ( LADC ) with a vision and passion to develop a dynamic dance scene in Singapore based on the popular LA dance styles. Between them they share a wealth of dance expertise in a diverse range such as Jazz, Hip-Hop/Funk, Ballet, Salsa and Contemporary Dance.

Directors

LIONEL ARAYA

Lionel is a Movement Specialist bringing distinctive backgrounds from the Commercial Dance Industry as performer, producer/director, dance consultant/creator, choreographer and fitness coach to the United States Air Force-Firefighting Division. Infusing Fitness in Motion training with enhanced power and detailed alignment, supporting your training exponentially over other brands. Lionel has traveled as Master teacher, Singapore, Costa Rica, Bali, Chicago, and Los Angeles to develop and direct programs in Fitness and branding Jazz, Funk and Salsa for his clients. Certifications include: ACE, TRX, Human Principles –M. Daane – in Power Training, Kettle Bell and Movement Efficiency Programs. Lionel is a member of IDEA Fitness.

YENNY WIDJAJA

Yenny is a Dance Instructor/ Choreographer and Performing Artiste with more than 22 years of dance experience. She has danced for numerous productions such as The Great World Cabaret, Starhub TVB Awards, Crazy Christmas, Singapore Slingers Cheerleading Team, F1 Night Race, and the West Coast Salsa Congress in Los Angeles. She has taught for the Esplanade, Fitness First, Club Med Ria Bintan, Marlupi Dance Academy & Celebrity Fitness Jakarta among others. Yenny now resides in Singapore and teaches at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore American School, California Fitness and various dance schools and institutions. Certifications include: ACE, Urbhanize and Zumba.