T.C.W.

T. C. W. is aimed at introducing beginner level dance techniques from a variety of different genres to Tembusians. We strive to cultivate a basic dance foundation and provide a platform for those who are interested in exploring body movements an avenue to expose themselves to different techniques. At T. C. W., we also believe in the importance of understanding the history and culture of how dance genres came about; thus we will also share some background history about the different styles as we teach them.

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.