Yi-Ru McAllister completed her Diplôme Supérieur at Institut Jaques-Dalcroze (IJD) in June 2019. In addition, she holds a Masters in Composition from Taiwan’s NTNU and a Masters of Music Pedagogy in the method of Jaques-Dalcroze Eurhythmics from HEM in Geneva.

During her six years of training in Geneva (2013-2019), she worked at IJD as a Eurhythmics teacher for all ages. She returned to Taiwan in 2019, exploring various collaborations with the National concert hall, art centres and schools for projects between Dalcroze and the arts. She is also invited regularly to different conservatories and music schools to hold Dalcroze workshops for music teachers.