Judy Yiu

Judy Yiu

Artistic Director, Judy Yiu Dance & Gymnastics Company

Judy Yiu is an international dance artist, FIG Level 2 Woman Artistic Gymnastic Coach, RYT 500 certified yoga teacher, and art film director. A former Hong Kong Gymnastic Team member, she graduated with a BFA in Contemporary Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and MFA in Dance at Hollins University (USA) with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund. She is currently continuing her gymnastics career as the Hong Kong Gymnastics National Team choreographer and the Artistic Director of Judy Yiu Dance & Gymnastics Company.
Judy is a traveller who loves nature; her choreographies are inspired by her traveling experiences in the natural world, and her successful collaborations, in many different countries, with prominent artists. Her recent choreographies, including the 2020 Hong Kong Design Institution IMAGE SHOW, 2019 & 2018 Hong Kong Arts Festival, numerous creations presented in the US. Her directed choreographies include the 2019 P&G Advertisement, West Kowloon Promotion video, 2019 THEi Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong Opening Trailer, 2017 Volvo XC60 Hong Kong advertisement (Choreographer & Leading Actress).
Judy’s dance film Place in Motion was selected into numerous famous film festivals, including The American Dance Festival, the 34th International Festival of Films on Art (Montréal, Canada) and India World Film Festival, etc. Her co-directed short drama film Joss Stick and Paper received Best Film Gold Award, Best Director Award, and Best Actor Award at the 2017 My Future Singapore Micro Film Competition (Open Category).
Judy has always been passionate about education with more than 18 years’ teaching experience, from kindergarten to graduate level. She has taught workshops and schools including the Chinese National Gymnastics Team, the University of Minnesota (USA), Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada), Beijing University of Foreign Studies, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, World Dance Alliance Summit, Nepal Yoga Academy, etc. Judy was also the head of the Education Department of early childhood art education - IBOBI International Interactive Growth Learning Center in Shenzhen. Judy has created a new pedagogy combining gymnastics and dance, intending to enhance the artistic presentation for gymnasts and introduce gymnastic upside-down balance techniques into dance.