At age 3, Ashleigh started learning Ballet, Drama and Theatric activities at the school ‘The Theatre Practice’. She continued dancing in primary and secondary school, and eventually became Vice-Chairperson of her school’s Traditional Chinese Dance CCA. Throughout this time she did countless school and external performances and also expanded into other genres such as Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern and Contemporary dance. While in Ngee Ann Polytechnic she joined their Hip Hop Club ‘New Revolving Age’ (NRA).
When the K-Pop wave hit Singapore in early 2006, Ashleigh was one of the pioneer K-Pop dancers. She started competing in K-Pop competitions in 2010 and eventually started winning individual awards as well top 3 placements with her crew -SWAGirls. Ashleigh is a dance instructor with DF Academy, and is one of the crew trainers for DF Entertainment. Ashleigh believes that even though she is now a dance teacher, she is still a learner and that without hard work, talent goes to waste.
TOP 3 ACHIEVEMENTS
1)‘Best Dancer Award’ for the K-Pop Open Category of Pulse! Streetdance Competition (2014)
2)2nd Place at K-Pop Junior Category of Pulse! Streetdance Competition 2016 (as DF Nanos Coach)
3)3rd Place at Youthstar K-Pop Dance Competition 2014 (as DF Babes Coach)
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