KUAN HUI CHEW, was born and raised in Singapore. She received her Pilates teaching certification at Kane School of Core Integration in 2003 and became their expert trainer soon after graduation. Kuan Hui has studied with Irene Dowd, Kelly Kane, Renee Orona, Marie-Jose Blom-Lawrence, Eric Franklin and Liz Koch to name a few.
She has been consistently teaching continuing education workshops since 2004 for body workers at various studios in the northeast region. Her areas of expertise include, psoas dysfunction, scoliosis, sacroilac joint dysfunction, sciatica and care for prenatal and postpartum population. Kuan Hui has guest taught dance technique and body conditioning classes at University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University and Iona College, and has served as an adjunct lecturer at CUNY Queens College. She also teaches private clients at her studio in New York and a weekly body conditioning class for dancers at Kinected NYC for the past 10 years.
Besides teaching, Kuan Hui is also actively performing, she has been a company member of ZviDance since 2000. Prior to her Pilates training, she received a teaching degree from Beijing Dance Institute, and later earned a BFA in Dance from the University of Iowa. She was a recipient of the Singapore National Art Council Art Bursary (overseas). Kuan Hui has been performing with ZviDance since 2000, and has performed in The King and I (choreographed and adapted by Gemze DeLappe, directed by Paul Blake), as well as with AllNations Dance Company, Kristin Jackson Dance, Gary Vlasic, Amos Pinhasi and Catherine Mapp. Her choreography has been featured in the Singapore Arts Award Presentation Ceremony, Television Corporation of Singapore, Wu Yue Wu Xiang Studio Arts Troupe performances (Singapore), and Dancenow/Downtown Festival (New York).