Yoona Crals

Yoona is a former professional dancer, who danced with Philippe Trehet Dance Company in France and Nomades Dance Company in Switzerland. She trained at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp, London Contemporary Dance School and The Ailey School, New York. She has been awarded top prizes at international dance competitions including 1st Grand Prize Duet, 6th International Contemporary Dance Competition of Paris, 1994. Yoona has a Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), a Teaching Diploma from Australian Dance Association (ADA) in Modern Jazz and is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT). She has more than twenty-five years of teaching and choreographing experience in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz and Contemporary dance and has been with Panther Dance (ASD) as an instructor / choreographer since 2005 and as the Program Coordinator since 2022.