Everyone has a dream, and my dream is very simple. I want to be a part of children's growth, childhood, and happy memories. I want them to feel they are supported not just by our instructors but also their parents. TNG is created by a group of dancers with passion. We want to let the world know how much fun and happiness you can get from dance, music and this culture.
Back in Vancouver BC CA, I have always been a dancer and teaching around schools and cities. Also, I have entered lots of events and competitions. I have noticed that students were practicing very hard but had nowhere to express or showcase what they have learned or created. That is why we started T.N.G The Next Generation. We do youth events around the city for all students so they have a stage to showcase what they can do. We have seen lots of improvement in confidence, self-esteem, creativity and term work. Their smiles are our motivation and it pushes us to move forward and make TNG the best place for the next generation to learn.
After moving to Japan, we have noticed the difference in Japanese education. We believe our education theory can help lots of children here in Japan. We want to promote "express yourself" through dance and music. We want children to learn in a positive and FUN environment. We what them to "be themself" and not be afraid to show their unique personality instead of being the same as everyone else. We started dancing because it is "FUN" and we don't want them to forget that.
My dream is to make "Dance" a family hobby. Can you imagine if your whole family can dance together? Can you imagine how much "LOVE" your child can feel from you? If your child feels loved, it gives him courage to not be afraid to try anything and it will definitely give positive impact and help him develop his confidence, communication skill, family bonding, and creativity. I have always wanted to do that with my father but he has already passed away years ago so I hope T.N.G which we created, can help others and give out happiness to all the families out there.
Who we are:
TNG is an educational group that provides dance program for young children. We teach our next generation with an "Active Learning Method", which is broadly used in North America. The program that we are offering is totally different comparing to the traditional teaching style. We T.N.G introduces Dance to children while learning fun steps, games, songs or other fun activities depending on the age group or type of class. Our teaching method is not just benefiting your child in creativity, but also benefiting them physically and mentally.
Our mission is to help the next generation to understand the nature of art. We believe that children can learn best in a positive, happy, creative environment and that is our passion at T.N.G.
T.N.G is the only one who provides educational programs that content "Active Learning","English" and "Dance" together.
Age appropriate programs focus on children at their individual levels.
Experienced professional instructors who love to work with children.
Physical benefits include development of strength, coordination, body control, and fitness.
Confidence and self-esteem are developed as we encourage your child in a non-competitive and supportive environment.
Improved physical health:
Dancing is a highly physical activity, and kids who take dance lessons regularly should expect to see a significant improvement in their overall physical health. According to Pro Dance Center, regular dance practice can increase your child's flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina. The repetitive movements involved in dance can improve muscle tone, correct poor posture, increase balance and coordination and improve overall cardiovascular health. Dancing is an aerobic form of exercise. For children who are overweight, it can potentially help them to lose weight and improve their eating habits.
English + Dance
T.N.G provides an English-speaker-friendly environment. All programs are taught in English by our professional instructors, which is easy for the English speaking children to understand. T.N.G is also ideal for those English-as-second-language students to practice their English listening/speaking skills.
Becoming a skilled dancer requires practice, discipline and focus, skills that can be useful in other areas of your child's life. According to "FamilyTalk Magazine," dance lessons can help to spark creativity in young children and help them to develop an appreciation for the arts. Students who regularly participate in dance lessons typically tend to perform better academically than their nonparticipating peers. "FamilyTalk Magazine" estimates that students who have a background in dance tend to achieve significantly higher SAT scores and do better in math and science competitions.
In addition to being a physical activity, dancing is also a highly social activity. According to "FamilyTalk Magazine," dance lessons can help children improve their social and communication skills, learn how to work as part of a team, develop a greater sense of trust and cooperation and make new friends. If your child is shy, enrolling her in dance can encourage her to reach out to other children her age and help to reduce her anxiety about new people or places. Dance can also help to alleviate fears related to performing in front of an audience.
As children adjust to the movements and postures required in dance, they begin to get a better sense of their bodies. As they become more comfortable in their own skin, their confidence and self-esteem also improve. According to EduDance, dance lessons can encourage children to foster a more positive attitude and explore their own self-expression. This can be particularly beneficial for children who are physically or mentally impaired or those who are attempting to deal with significant emotional problems.
T.N.G programs are based on a semester system. In the end of each semester, your children get to perform/showcase what they have learned in that semester with their peers. Performing in front of people helps them to build up confidence and encourages them to express themselves in a fun and exciting way.
1. Small class which our children-friendly instructors can pay attention to each child.
2. Periodical recital where children can showcase what they have learned in a semester. Performing in front of audience helps them to build up confidence and learn to express themselves in an artistic, fun, and exciting way.
3. Other than learning a set of choreography with certain music each semester, T.N.G focuses on teaching the children how to freestyle to different types of music. It helps the children to improve their musicality and rhythmic.