Ballet dancer still light on her feet at 74

Madam Shen Zhi Hua, 74, teaches dance to adults several times a week and also practices Chinese calligraphy as one of her interests.
Madam Shen Zhi Hua, 74, teaches dance to adults several times a week and also practices Chinese calligraphy as one of her interests.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - Ballet instructor Shen Zhi Hua, 74, seems younger at heart than many people a fraction of her age.

The lively septuagenarian, one of the driving forces behind the Tampines Arts Troupe, is still light on her feet and can maintain a steady arabesque - balancing on one leg and extending the other behind the body while keeping it straight.

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