Cok Pring is a respected dancer and teacher from Singapadu. Trained at an early age in her village, she later attended the arts high school in Batubulan (SMKI) and went on to complete her bachelor’s degree at Bali’s Arts Institute (STSI Denpasar, now ISI Denpasar) in 1996. Following her graduation from STSI, Cok Pring worked for the Ministry of Culture (province of Bali) for 5 years. During that time, she remained active as a performer and teacher, winning numerous prizes and honors from regional and national sources. Cok Pring has toured widely in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia, and she has performed in Spain, Australia, the United States, Japan, and Great Britain. Cok Pring currently maintains a busy teaching schedule from her home in Singapadu, where she trains and coaches Balinese and international students in dance and Balinese opera (arja).