Originally from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Lai is a contemporary dancer and choreographer based in Taipei. He is also a contemporary dance teacher and Chinese dance teacher in the Dance Division of Tsoying Senior High School. His movement method majorly focuses on contemporary dance, traditional Chinese dance and eastern tai chi. The movement qualities of tai chi and Chinese dance focus on soft relaxation as well as a low centre of gravity which Lai combines with contemporary dance to create a unique movement style.
In Lai’s choreography, Watcher, his movements embody the simple principles of tai chi and he combines it with energetic contemporary dance. This class will allow you to understand the basic concepts and movements of tai chi with a short combination of contemporary dance. And at the of this class, you will learn a short solo section from Watcher.