Robin Chee

Robin , Dance Director of DanceThrob RpMerleon StudiosRobin comes from a family of dancers with his grandfather being a ballroom champion and his aunt a Rock n Roll champion. Robin has been dancing since 1980 and has many years of dance teaching and competition experience. Being an Engineer by training, Robin is very adept at breaking down dance movements and providing clear explanation in terms of simple physics and daily metaphors on how things work in dancing. Robin is also very attentive to students and can immediately spot students who have difficulties and give them help. With his dance experience and extensive physical training in Gymnastics, Yoga and Pilates, Robin is able to recommend exercises that will help improve your dancing through correct muscle activation, strengthening and stretching. He teaches all Ballroom Standard, Latin American, Social Dances & Latin Club Dances

* Former International Adjudicator for both Standard & Latin, World Dance Council;
* Achieved Highly Commended for professional teaching examination: Associate Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London (ISTD Ballroom)
* Achieved Highly Commended for professional teaching examination: Associate National Association Teachers of Dancing, London (NATD Ballroom & Latin American)
* Former Member of Singapore Dance Teachers Association;
* Trained in Gymnastics Strength Training, Ashtanga Yoga and Pilates
* Bachelor of Engineering (EEE), NUS
* President’s Scout Award winner

Robin & Pele competed in Asia Pacific Ballroom Championship 2011, nominated to represent Singapore * 2011-2013: Singapore’s sole representatives to the World Professional Ballroom Dance Championships (Korea, Moscow, UK)
* 2012-2014: Singapore’s representative to the Asia Pacific Dancesport Championship, Japan
* 2013-2014: Senior Professional Ballroom finalist
* 2011-2014: 2nd Ranked Singapore Professional Ballroom competitor
* 2004: 2nd in Grade A Standard National Rankings 2004
* 2003: Double Champion Titles in Grade C Pre-Amateur Standard Modern
* 2003: 1st in Grade C Standard National Rankings 2003
* 1998: Many Final Positions in Grade A Amateur Standard Modern Championships
* 1996: Appeared on Television Documentary on Singapore DanceSport
* 1995: Champions & Runner-ups of Rock N Roll, Cha Cha, Rumba & Jive
* 1989: D’Cockpit Rock n Roll Champion
* 1989: Started competing
* 1982: Started teaching dance
* 1980: Started learning dance

* Constantly keeps abreast of latest dance developments. Coached by the following World's Top DanceSport Coaches:
-Charlotte Jorgensen, 2nd Blackpool Open Professional Ballroom Champion
-Mikhail Avdeev & Anastasia Muravyeva, Blackpool Professional Rising Star Ballroom Champions
-Mark Lucas, British Closed Professional Ballroom Champion
-Victor Veyrasset & Heather Smith, 5 times US Pro Ballroom Champions
-Melanie Sears/2004 Australian Professional Standard Champion
-Michelle Officer, Former US and World American Smooth Champion
-Michael Mead & Toni Redpath, Top American Smooth Couple of the year
-Nadia Eftedal, British Open Professional Latin Champion
-Paul Richardson & Olga Rodionova, British Closed Professional Latin Champions
-Katarzyna Kozak Kasia, Blackpool Rising Star Latin Champion
-David Sycamore & Denise Weavers, 1981-1985 World Professional Ten Dance Champions
-Adam Reeves & Karen Bjork, 2003 World Professional Ten Dance Champions;
-Martin Lamb, 1993 World Professional Ten Dance Champion
-Manfred Stiglitz, 18 times Austrian Professional Champion, Standard / 10 Dance
-Jami Josephson, 1997 US Mambo Champion
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