Tinnikling is considered the national folkdance with a pair of dancers hopping between two bamboo
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An artist in his own right, Van Manalo has always been involved with the creative content of everything he participates in. Trained as a company member and principal dancer for Douglas Nierras Powerdance from 1996-2005, he is also a STOTT pilates instructor in Mat, Reformer and CCB.
Although Van has a heavy dance background, his true strength lies in his artistic abilities.