Finis Jhung

Dance Teacher - Head-To-Toe Bad Habits And How To Fix Them

Dance Teacher - Head-To-Toe Bad Habits And How To Fix Them

Bad Habits, they're enough to drive any dance teacher batty. Seeping into a student's technique, their routine, almost involuntary nature makes them extremely difficult to break. Dance Teacher asked Finis Jhung, Irene Dowd, Sheila Barker, and Pamela Pietro for their advice on conquering common bad habits they see in class.

Dance Teacher - Spotlight On Finis Jhung

A renowned NYC ballet teacher, Finis Jhung was the founding artistic director of Chamber Ballet USA. His students have included dancers from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre as well as several of the boys who danced the role of 'Billy Elliot' on Broadway.

Time Out New York - Boldfaced Bodies

Beginner Ballet at the Ailey Extension - Led by Finis Jhung (who trains dancers in 'Billy Elliot' on Broadway), this course focuses on technique, posture and balance.

Dance Spirit Magazine - Finis Jhung

Master teacher Finis Jhung (a former Broadway performer and soloist with the San Francisco Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet) is known for his unique approach to classical technique, which relies on physics and anatomy.