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Weekly Spotlight Conversation with Shu Ning

Shu Ning is clinical dietician and a #frontlineworker during the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, she took some time out of her busy schedule to partake in our weekly segment. She is affectionately known to Zoukers as Shu.

Shu is also part of our Zouk Junior Team and has been a great part of our team for a year. Read more about Shu in this interview below. She loves Alex & Mathilde and has shared 2 awesome masterpieces of theirs too!

How long have you been dancing Zouk?

I’ve been dancing zouk for close to 2 years!

When/where did you start dancing Zouk/other latin dances?

I started latin dancing in 2017 and explored a few styles before finally hopping on the Zouk bandwagon with Cheryl Wu Dance studio in 2018.

Your favourite Zouk project thus far

It would have to be the William & Paloma choreography challenge that was performed at Zouk Sensation in 2019.

Why did you enjoy your 2019 flashmob performance so much?

It was it my first ever Zouk performance! On top of that, the project was stress-free and all about enjoying & having fun with the dance. Attached: Said performance!

What is your favourite part about Zouk/Zouk community?

Everyone in the community is so passionate about the dance. The community is also the most welcoming and genuine group of dancers I’ve ever known.

Any personal goals do you have for Zouk?

To up my social dancing game gah! Being able to fully enjoy the dance (and look good) on the social dance floor is definitely something I need to work on :p

What do you do by day?

I am Clinical Dietitian ☺

Any fun facts about you?

Contrary to popular belief, I loveeeeee instant noodles and luncheon meat. Probably my ideal last meal on Earth :p

Who are some of your favourite Zouk dancers/Teachers?

Alex & Mathilde , William & Paloma and Cheryl of course!

Share a zouk video that you really like!

I have so many zouk videos that I like! One of my faves would be the demo by Alex & Mathilde (Bermuda) from Brazouky 2019. Their demo in Madrid Zouk Bachata Congress 2019 (Morena) was really good too.

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