The centrally-located and newly-opened City Ballet Academy provide quality dance training and a conducive learning space for their students.
City Ballet Academy was founded by Xia Haiying – award-winning Principal dancer of international repute, and Koh Kai Mui. City Ballet Academy seeks to provide a well-rounded and balanced array of training programs catering to the unique needs, abilities, and learning goals of every student. With the support of a strong teaching faculty, we continuously refine our training programs in order to maximise every child’s innate potential and groom them into confident, well-rounded individuals.
For students seeking a professional future in ballet, the CBA Elite Program provides accelerated pre-professional training, and has led students to achieve outstanding results at locally and internationally recognized dance competitions. The program has also groomed students to receive full scholarships and entry into international vocational ballet schools across many shores, such as the English National Ballet School, John Cranko Schule (Germany), Elmhurst Ballet School, and New Zealand School of Dance.
Ballet is a performing art, and one of our goals is for our students to understand, appreciate and explore ballet as an art form. Through our annual year end concert, our students get the opportunity to express, perform and experience the stage! The launch of the CBA Performing Group in 2018 also opens doors for more students to enjoy performance and competition opportunities. Find out more about City Ballet Academy's programs here.
Founded by designer and artist pair Max Shen and Chloe Ong; ROKU Atelier is an independent art & design studio which is open to the public for workshops and classes. They also host art, architecture and design exhibitions.
One of the founders' first collaborative projects in 2017 won the 1st prize at the Shelter International Architectural Design Competition in Tokyo, Japan. The final jury was held at the Tokyo International Forum and the judging panel was chaired by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto of Atelier Bow-Wow.
They believe in providing quality workshops by giving our customers all the expertise and advice they need on materials and techniques, regardless of skill level. They have also designed the best possible environment for art-making, to make sure everyone who comes by feels comfortable and at home in the space. Find out more about their classes and workshops here.
Danz People at Marina Square is one of Singapore's premier dance studios. The dance studio was founded in 2008 with the aim of providing a range of dance related activities, catering to both seasoned and novice dancers, offering courses for all ranges of levels.
Instructors at Danz People range from street dancers to those professionally-trained in classical ballet and jazz, offering a wide variety of genres across different disciplines.
Find out more about their facilities and course programmes here.
Palfie Pix – Singapore’s first virtual selfie studio is an excellent boutique to get your photos taken through an automated process and convert them into art & collectibles. Use their automated Palfie Pix technology to take professional photos effortlessly without the need for a professional photographer.
Palfie Pix strives hard to showcase timeless and surprising "Palfie" experience to people. The impressive thing about the selfie studio is that there are up to 60,000 virtual backgrounds to provide guests a wide range of options to choose from. Create memorable moments and change it into everlasting possessions of memories.
ABC Cooking Studio is a Japan’s no.1 modern baking and cooking studio that specializes in providing guided yet hands-on experience to make cake, bread, wagashi and also cooking that caters to both adults and kids. They have recently established their 2nd Singapore Studio in WestGate.
ABC Cooking Studio's classes are done in a small group, ensuring you maximum support from the teachers. Lessons are held multiple times a day (including Bread, Cake, Cooking, Wagashi, and Kids) and you can easily reserve the classes through your computer or cell phone.
A Singapore venture is emerging as the new powerhouse of Asia’s electronic dance music industry with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art production studio.
Launching in October 2018, TITAN Studios at Duxton Hill is the brainchild of Singapore electronic music management agency, Jupiter Labs, which also has outlets in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Los Angeles. Jupiter Labs aims to become Asia’s leading artist incubator having already fostered partnerships with leading agencies and labels around Asia. The TITAN studios are a key component of that strategy.
Designed and built by dance music producers and renowned audio engineers, TITAN Studios' facilities simultaneously provide both comfort and creative space, without the complications of traditional recording studios. That doesn’t mean compromise, as TITAN offers advanced sound design tech and a wealth of vintage, analog and digital instruments and outboard gear.
Originating from Taiwan, Funsiamo is a newly-launched premium DIY baking studio in Suntec City.
Their recipes are uploaded in an iPad for customers to choose from and then learn to bake in the studio through the instructions from the iPad without the presences of instructors or chefs.
Funsiamo offers a fully equipped studio for people to bond and have fun together with their very own DIY baking experience. No class no rush. Choose from their library of recipes like Macarons, Fruit Tarts, Valrhona Banana Chocolate Cake and more. They supply all the required ingredients and tools for their recipes.
Dancevault has opened a signature dance & fitness hybrid studio right in the heart of the Central Business District at Raffles Place.
Spanning 8,000 sq ft of space, Dancevault Raffles' 3 spacious studios feature state of the art AV systems, first in Asia cutting edge equipment, designer facilities, branded amenities, a roster of the best known and established instructors and the widest variety of dance & fitness classes ever compiled within a single venue.
Dance and Fitness classes include Hip Hop, K-Pop, Burlesque, Urban Funk, Jazz, Pop and Contemporary dance, total body conditioning Bungee Workouts, Myofascial Release classes, Weight Loss and Fitness Bootcamps, Personal Training options, Zumba branded programs, plus a full suite of internationally acclaimed Les Mills fitness programs. And for the first time in Singapore, they shall be introducing Vertical Workout and Ninja Warrior Training programs.
In addition to the dance and fitness studios, Dancevault has installed a fully appointed Functional Fitness gym at the Raffles venue where 2 brand new and exciting fitness programs will be introduced for the very first time in Singapore.
Riding on the popularity of the Bungee Workout which was introduced at their East Coast studio last year, VERTICAL WORKOUT will have participants bouncing, tumbling and somersaulting off an elasticized canvas wall, assisted and ensuring safety with the help of professional rock climbing harnesses and ropes. The Vertical Workout incorporates elements of gymnastics and parkour, and it trains both total body conditioning and core fitness, as well as agility, balance and an inner confidence and courage.
2. NINJA WARRIOR TRAINING
The Functional Fitness gym also houses their latest fitness jewel – a MoveStrong Nova XL Ninja Warrior arch bridge – for their NINJA WARRIOR TRAINING programs. Imported directly from the USA, this facility is designed to replicate actual obstacles participants are challenged to complete in the hugely popular Ninja Warrior Challenge series seen on TV all over the world.
Singapore’s first fully loft-inspired designer hotel Studio M Hotel Singapore presents a relaxed new outdoor kiosk venue Bugis @ Studio M. Located in the heart of action at Robertson Quay, Bugis @ Studio M delivers a fun experience with friends over drinks and genuine local Asian delicacies inspired by the heyday of Bugis Street.
Once described as the Montmartre of Singapore, Bugis Street top tourist destination during the 1950s to 1980s. Hugely popular among locals and visitors from all over the world, Bugis Street featured raucous street-side dining and buzzing night markets. Its rich and colourful nightlife scene has since been replaced by modern shopping malls, restaurants and nightspots.
Bugis @ Studio M goes all out for a design style that showcases the best of old Singapore-- wine barrel tables, rickshaws seats, bicycle wheels -- lit up by the surrounding skyline. With the oriental flowers and flamboyant ferns under the stars, one can choose to sit on the penny-farthings, with the dedicated bartender or unwind with friends at the solid wood barrels in a communal setting. The 32-seat Bugis @ Studio M lights up the adjacent green space with a nostalgic vibe, great tunes and friendly, laid-back service.
Craft beers available include those from local Singapore microbreweries like Archipelago draft, Ki Siao Brown Ale, SG Blonde Ale, Sibei Ho Witbier, Tiger and Tok Gong America IPA (S$10++ each), as well as international labels (S$12++ each) like the Australian Bridge Road Robust Porter, French La Chouette, ACME Pale Ale and North Coast Stellar from California, Belgian St. Bernardus Witbier, and Royal Jamaican Alcoholic Ginger Beer. A cocktail list includes the Little Red Dot’s world-famous Singapore Sling (S$16++).
Riding that bicycle down memory lane, Bugis @ Studio M offers a menu of homey Asian favourites that includes addictive snacks, shareable starters and even a few local dishes for hungry travellers.
Core Collective is a collaborative centre for fitness and wellness professionals and enthusiasts, anchored on the philosophy of care.
They cater to busy professionals in downtown Singapore, providing them access to a full range of fitness and wellness programmes to rejuvenate both mind and body.
At Core Collective, they believe in fostering entrepreneurship and facilitating the sharing of knowledge amongst their resident community of fitness and wellness professionals - integrating cross-industry expertise within a curated environment for the benefit of their members.
Aureus Academy will be opening their newest centre at Suntec City in April 2018.
Their newest centre will feature 10 colourful and spacious music studios, as well as a recital space, providing ample performing opportunities for their students.
Aureus Academy is Singapore’s leading music school with over 3,500 students enrolled between their schools and they specialize in providing individually tailored piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, and vocal lessons to students of all ages and abilities.
Aureus Academy opened its first branch in September 2013 at Delfi Orchard. They currently have 7 schools which are at 112 Katong, AMK Hub, Eastpoint, Forum the Shopping Mall, Rochester Mall, and Westgate, and Northpoint, with 2 more upcoming new branches opening up at Suntec and United Square in April and May respectively.
EVOLVE Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Asia's top martial arts organization, has opened its latest state-of-the-art academy at One KM mall in the heart of Singapore’s East Coast. The new EVOLVE MMA One KM joins EVOLVE MMA’s growing stable of academies that includes: EVOLVE Far East Square, EVOLVE PoMo Mall, EVOLVE Orchard Central, and EVOLVE University, the world's largest online university for martial arts.
Designed by one of the top design firms in Singapore, EVOLVE One KM is a world-class, state-of-the-art, premium training facility with the best martial arts equipment available in the world.
The newest EVOLVE MMA academy in Singapore will see World Champion instructors in Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), and Submission Grappling bring their expertise to Singapore’s East Coast.
With convenient access to the bustling Paya Lebar MRT stop, EVOLVE One KM will also offer a comprehensive selection of martial arts classes featuring Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, WarriorFit (Strength and Conditioning) and the EVOLVE Little Samurai Children’s Program.
With the world's largest collection of World Champions under one roof, EVOLVE MMA aims to deliver the best martial arts training available anywhere in the world.
Delivering on the success of EVOLVE Far East Square, EVOLVE PoMo Mall, and EVOLVE Orchard Central, EVOLVE One KM’s power-packed schedule offers executives, homemakers and students the perfect time slots to train.
Be the FIRST to have it all - The excitement, exhilaration, momentum & intensity of the REAL Rhythm Cycling workout. Groove to the coolest music with their Rockstar Instructors in a super fun & impactful 45-min session, guaranteed to make you sweat!
Opening soon at Downtown Gallery, Absolute Cycle is Singapore's premier, dedicated rhythm based indoor cycling studio and lifestyle destination. They are a community driven by the sweat of their ride, the connection of their pack and the joy of every rider that enters their doors.
Rhythm cycling is a full-body workout focused on an optimal cardio class with movements, music, and motivation. You have fun, hear great music and burn 500 - 800+ calories a single 45-min session!
Experience Upside Motion's award-winning Pilates, Barre and Aerial classes in the heart of downtown Singapore. Take your workout beyond your imagination, it's time to get fit, get inspired and discover the Upside of life.
Boasting 4000 square feet worth of studio space, Upside Motion's new studio is located at Dowtown Gallery. A holler away from three MRT stations: Raffles Place, Tanjong Pagar and Downtown, power start your day with them before you head to the office or pop in for a lunch-hour refuelling session. Then after a long day, detox with some heart-pumping action or stretch it out and release your endorphins with one of their classes.
Equipped with a Reformer room housing eight Reformer machines, the new studio includes another two commodious rooms specially designed for their signature Xtend Barre, Pilates, Aerial and the newest addition to their programme line-up – Yoga!
To ensure you are all fresh and looking sharp for the next important meeting or hot date, the new studio also offers shower facilities and a chic and luxurious powder room for you to glam up post work-out! There, they’ve got you covered! Journey with them to a stronger and leaner body that houses a happier heart. It is time for an Upside perception of life.
Established in 2004, School of Music and the Arts (SOMA) is a premier music institution in Singapore, focusing on both contemporary and classical music performance as well as career skills in Songwriting, Music Production and Audio Engineering.
As a Private Education Institution registered with the Council for Private Education (CPE) in Singapore, SOMA offers a world-class arts education centered on practical and relevant skills for both adults and children.
Conveniently located in Marina Square, SOMA’s new 3500 sq ft facility includes 5 classrooms, an Apple Mac lab, a recording studio, a dance studio and a retail store.
SOMA offers courses for all ages; 2 diploma programs, 6 certificate courses, 8 music performance labs and 3 dance performance labs. For their performance labs, which are weekly instrumental, voice or dance instruction, students can choose to learn in a group setting or a more customized one-on-one program.
SOMA is an official Examination Partner with ABRSM and Rockschool where students can opt to take graded examinations. There is also a retail store selling instruments, guidebooks, audio gear and accessories to provide students with the best support for their education.
Most recently, SOMA launched their dance performance labs focusing on Hip Hop, K-Pop and Jazz techniques. These classes cater to different levels of dancers, from absolute beginners looking to groove to the latest hits, to experienced dancers looking to improve on their technique.
Join SOMA next weekend for an exciting line-up of free music and dance workshops taught by some of the best in the industry! These instructors have worked with international artistes including Jacky Cheung, JJ Lin, David Tao, Stefanie Sun, Lee Hom, Air Supply and Pentatonix. Visit www.soma.edu.sg/ilovemusic for more information.
Singapore's first dedicated showroom for the renowned Italian furnishings brand Flexform, presented by Studio216 is now at 200 Newton Road.
Kuala Lumpur-based furniture store Studio216 distributes the brand here and in Malaysia.
The 3,000 sq ft flagship showroom with a mezzanine level carries furnishings from Flexform Italy, including living, dining, and bedroom furniture. In particular, the brand specialises in sofas, and iconic products include the Groundpiece and Soft Dream sofas by Antonio Citterio, also the brand's creative director. The showroom also carries lighting by Italian brand Penta, and Davide Groppi.
They will train and propel your dance flight, ensuring that opportunities to learn, to dance and perform will be sky high. Dancing is the hip new way to keep fit, and it’s not too late to start learning how to groove.
Wings to Wings is the first of a whopping 8 new studios/gyms to open at Downtown Gallery. Sign up for some classes and get your body moving!
Baker’s Brew's first ever cafe and studio concept is now at Paragon. Enjoy their delectable bakes, from cakes to tarts, while sipping speciality coffee from their coffee partner, Papa Palheta. Of course, they will also have a homely studio there, where their fun loving instructors will be spreading their passion for baking through their classes!
Baker's Brew Studio is a sanctuary for the baking enthusiasts in Singapore. They offer a contemporary and novel experience. They aspire to provide an ambience that amplifies your baking experience. Beyond a studio or school, they are your second home for baking.
Baker’s Brew Studio offers engaging and interactive hands-on baking classes whereby participants get to experience the whole baking journey. Their baking classes ranges from novice level, suitable for baking enthusiasts with little or no baking experience, to advanced level which are suitable for enthusiasts who want to enhance their techniques.
Your celebrations will never be the same with their specially customised cakes. They can cater for cakes of varying sizes and designs, tailor made to suit your needs, for any occasion.
D-Flat Studios has expanded its music education business from a 400 sq ft operation in Tiong Bahru to an additional 2,100 sq ft educational space at The Salvation Army @ Family Hub on Tanglin Road. Founded in 2012, D-Flat Studios is a music school specialising in piano, vocal and musical theatre education.
The Tanglin Studio boasts 5 differently themed learning spaces, and a recording studio. A large common area greets students and parents when they first enter, and this space is also used for theory and musicianship classes.
The Studio distinguishes itself through experiential learning. Students are taught the language of music, and are encouraged to apply that knowledge across a spectrum of instruments. Chiefly, aural and musicianship are basic fundamentals in their pedagogy, using the piano and voice as an aid to learning music. The objective is to give them an understanding of the aural landscape they live in, complementing their academia by encouraging them to develop their cognitive abilities.
The Studio currently teaches students from 4 to 89 years old, and offers free trial classes.
Heard of the phenomenon? Barre is taking the world by storm. It is the workout that celebrities swear by including Madonna, the Victoria Secret's Angels and even Ryan Gosling. WeBarre is Singapore's 1st Boutique Barre Studio and their 2nd studio is now at Telok Ayer. Their unique workout brings together the best of ballet technique, yoga, pilates & strength training in one dynamic 60-minute class.
So what is this all about? The WeBarre workout is a one-stop shop - It brings together ballet technique, yoga, pilates and strength training in an invigorating workout to transform your entire body. WeBarre workouts make use of the barre for balance, focusing on isometric holds and then combining it with dynamic exercises and movements. They may even build on the dynamic movements that lead to mini choreographed movements! Barre is suitable for all fitness levels.
The two firms have now completed the first phase of construction. This includes the seven-storey-high blocks one and two, as well as parts of blocks three and five – accounting for 106,000 square metres of floor space.
The design is centred around the idea of "non-linear" structures. Rather than dividing the campus into different faculties, the architects want to encourage interaction between different departments, as well as between staff and students.
The campus is organised around a north-to-south and an east-to-west axis. These intersect at a point called the campus centre, which forms a flexible multi-purpose space that can be used to host exhibitions and other events.
From here, corridors lead through to the main auditorium, the main library and the International Design Centre – a hub for technology-driven research. Classrooms, laboratories and meeting rooms are spread out across the campus.
Externally, a pre-cast concrete facade system gives the building a bright white surface. This is interspersed with flashes of green, red and purple, helping users to navigate the campus.
The two completed buildings and those still underway frame courtyards, which are planted with native trees and flowing plants. Balcony corridors cover the surrounding courtyard walls, and there are also roof gardens and terraces.
Responding to the tropical climate, the structures incorporate natural ventilation. Sheltered walkways provide safe routes across the site during monsoons, while louvred sunshades across the windows protect the interiors from direct sunlight.
Glitch Singapore is a creative commune space + urban art gallery based in the east of Singapore. To preserve a part of Phunk Studio’s history, Glitch Singapore took over the beautiful space in a quaint neighbourhood in Tanjong Katong.
They curate art shows by local and international artists, workshops, collaborations and a space for all Glitches to hang out, indulge in discussions and create progress for the urban art form in Singapore.
The concept behind Glitch Singapore is to embrace that no one in this world is perfect. Every man, woman, boy or girl has a glitch. Not all glitches are bad, its just how one would embrace it and pushing him or herself to the limits to create something beautiful and great to challenge the norm. Being different has its perks after all.
This space is a world with infinite dimensions. They provide a platform for all to showcase their works and ideas to everyone, as well as sharing a space to create and innovate.
Named "Sara Taseer Jewellery Studio", the boutique showcases several new pieces with their bold and colourful signature style. The collection focuses on items that are suitable for every day wear – whether in the office or for a social occasion. The store is designed in a modern hip style with Asian accents and pops of Peranakan colours. Sara remains true to her style of contemporary jewellery with Asian accents and the store is designed to reflect the mood of the jewellery. The space is designed in a modern ultra chic modern loft style spirit to mirror the more casual wear pieces that are sold at this new, second location of the brand.
The various collections celebrate the beauty, style and sensuality of the modern woman. Snakes, Pandas, Frogs and Parrots are just some of their jewel encrusted animals with attitude, in their Animal Garden Collection. The Solid Gold Collection plays with bold motif and strong form in different hues of gold. They have created edgy pieces that become conversation starters and have an all new line of the most contemporary two and three finger rings, knuckle dusters and moveable bangles.
They are also celebrating the beauty and purity of pearls through their Fruits De Mer line, and have added coloured gem stones with diamonds to pearls, to enhance their natural beauty and add to their glow. The classic Gem Dot Collection, uses lazer cut semi-precious gemstones in playful natural colors which are enhanced with gold and diamonds to create perfect accessories for day to evening wear. The store also has cufflinks for the working men from the business district in the vicinity.
In a giant’s castle now overgrown by a magical beanstalk, a new suspended roller coaster ride straps you in for a wild goose chase with Puss and his accomplice, Kitty Soft Paws. The new outdoor ride, aptly named Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey, will thrill you as it takes flight with an original storyline.
This new ride is slated DreamWorks Animation and Universal Parks & Resorts. Puss, originally a character in the Shrek movies, rose to stand-alone fame in October 2011 with his very own hit movie. The animated film was a critical and commercial success, with a gross of over 554 million USD worldwide.
This new ride brings the total number of attractions based on DreamWorks Animation films to seven. They are spread across two zones – Madagascar and Far Far Away – and are complemented by more than 10 themed dining and shopping outlets.
Located at Scotts Square, this new store is spread over a single floor and will be the second Alexander McQueen store to open in Singapore. The retail concept is conceived by Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen and realised together with David Collins Studio.
Offering runway, commercial and accessories collections from both men’s and womenswear, you will be able to shop for seasonal items as well as iconic pieces such as the skull scarves and knuckle box clutches from the house.
Ensconced in warm hues of beige and wooden finishes, the Skyline Room at One Farrer Hotel and Spa, is a breathtaking repose high above the bustle of urban life with stunning vistas of Singapore city skyline. Enjoy a host of privileges, including private access to your own dining, fitness and spa facilities.
Wake up to captivating views of the Lion City in the Skyline Studio's spacious haven. Sit back on the plush sofa in the extensive living area and take in the panoramas from the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Immerse yourself in a sumptuous bubble bath in the luxurious marble-walled bathroom, designed to soothe your mind and body, in your very own spa-styled haven inspired by the calming influences of nature.
Exquisitely appointed with modern European-style furnishings, the Skyline Suite, impresses with its beautiful interiors framed by sweeping metropolitan vistas of Singapore. The expansive suite features a separate living and work space, leading into a tranquil bedroom where you can recharge your energies in an oasis of comfort and elegance.
Stepping Out Studios believes that dance should be fun and accessible to everybody. Their 100% exam pass rate speaks for itself, but it is not what drives them, it is simply a consequence of having highly qualified and experienced instructors, properly fitted and stunning studios with motivated students.
They have classes for all ages, starting from just 2 years old ranging from Melody Bear, Ballet, Tap and Jazz.
Their Studios are the ideal place to set up a variety of dance sessions, workshops and events for the enjoyment and participation of all.
Their new premises will offer more space for their cooking studio and greater flexibility for private dining. Their signature cuisine along with a wider range of menus will be available with the expansion of their offsite catering arm.
Coriander Leaf features an exciting Pan-Asian menu, which embraces highly flavorful dishes from Lebanon, Iran, Pakistan, India, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and a well-developed range of interpreted dishes.
Coriander Leaf’s highly popular cooking classes cover over 15 different cuisines.