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Dr Sun Ock Lee who created Sunmu-Zendance and founder of Zendance company in 1974. For the past 30 years she has been teaching and performing throughout Europe, USA and Asia.


She received her doctorate at New York University. Zendance technique and therapy is receiving more international recognition at the alternative medicine centre, holistic centre and New Age institutes.


Zendance has been her life's ultimate creation - a hybrid of Zen and dance which she developed for performance, daily practice, and clinical therapy. It has been implemented  various therapeutic programs for the breast & womb cancer, spinal disc management, pre and post-natal women, stress  reduction for people of various ages and occupations.


This world first Zendance Therapy Program is a new approach, developed collaboratively with Dr Sun Ock Lee and the Graduate School of Complementary Alternative Medicine and Health &Science, Pochun CHA University in Seoul.  


Her work spans east/west cultures and dance styles. For her extraordinary dance performances and therapy programs, based on the mastery of Zen philosophy and Zen Dance technique, she has been recognized and awarded internationally at colleges and schools in Asia, Europe and the United States, as well as many dance concerts.


And she has been working as a International Secretary General of APPAN (Asia-Pacific Performing Arts Network) since 2000.


Choreographer (South Korea)

Collaborator for Form is Emptiness presented in APPAN 2015 (2015)

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