Beginning tap kids level 1:
This class is for kids 5-7 to begin learning the art of tap dance. Shuffle off to buffalo, and many other basics of tap dance. Fun music and teachers.
Beginning tap kids level 2:
This class is for 8 to 12 yr olds to learn to dance with kids around their age. Learn music, rhythms, and how to get sounds out of your feet.
Technique class for those with some experience. We reinforce all the basics in technique and prepare dancers for more advanced technical work with a strong emphasis on instilling timing and clarity of sound. Introduction of common rhythmic patterns, improvisation, and grace moves (pickupspick ups) are a regular part of class.
Love tap? Want a challenge? Classes will include, but not be limited to: advanced crawls, paddle and roll combinations, thirds, tap turns, grab offs, pickupspick ups, wings, 8-16 bar rhythmic patterns, complex rhythmic combinations that incorporate grace moves, mixed meter, and polyrhythmic exercises, and let’s not forget improvisation.