Pang Cooper comes to Weehawken from Chiang Mai, Thailand, where she owned and operated her own ballet school for 10 years. Pang began dance training at age 10 and she later became the first dancer from Chiang Mai to pass the Royal Academy of Dance’s Advanced Ballet Examination. After several years as a principal dancer with The Chiang Mai Performing Group, Pang pursued her dance teacher training in England. She currently holds a Licentiate in Imperial Classical Ballet from The UK-based Imperial Society for Teachers of Dancing, as well jazz dance teaching qualification from the Australasia Dance Association. In addition, Pang earned her B.A. in Communications from Payap University.
All told, Pang has more than 20 years experience teaching dance on three continents. Her love of dance is matched only by her love of children, and she is excited to be joining the Weehawken team.