The Cindy Yang Dance Academy of Canada is an officially registered examination centre for the Chinese Dance Examination Syllabus (CDES), granted by the Beijing Dance Academy of China. Beginning September, 2008, the BC Ministry of Education has awarded Chinese Dance Syllabus students with a total of 12 credits to meet their fine arts and/or applied skills graduation requirement.
Cindy Yang Dance Academy/Association of Canada was established in 1990. It is the only academy in North America that teaches Chinese 56 Ethnic Minority Dance. The Academy’s mission is to: spread dance learning, disseminate Ethnic Minority dance, provide professional dance training, give dancers room to learn, explore, perform and compete, showcase skill-demanding choreographies and Ethnic fashion. Students have competed in dance competitions in Canada and US and received close to 300 gold trophies.
The ‘Soul Of Dance’ is the biannual grand dance performance hosted by the Cindy Yang Dance Academy.The Soul Of Dance showcases the most spectacular rendition of Chinese ethnic minority and modern dance.