New Total Beginners – September 2017

Are you a budding Fred Astaire or Ginger Rogers? If you have the desire to learn Tap Dance in a fun and friendly environment, this is the course for you.

Taught by Drew Wood, choreographer and creator of BGT Semi-Finalists – TapTastik, one of Brighton’s and the South Coast’s leading Adult Dance teachers.

This course will take you through all the basics you need to start your journey into this great dance form.

These courses are extremely popular. Please email Drew to register your interest in taking part.

Those already on the waiting list will get first refusal of any places. So please do not hesitate to make contact.

DAY: WEDNESDAYS AT 7PM  TILL 8PM

LOCATION: DOWNS JUNIOR SCHOOL, LOCATION 1.

START DATE: YET TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

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Classes now finished for summer break.

Dear everyone,

classes have now finished for the summer and will return in September 2016.

There is a new total beginners tap course commencing as well as all the other usual dance classes. Please check the the different pages for information on individual classes and styles.

Thank you again for all your support over the last year, I very look much look forward to seeing you all again in September with some new faces too.

If you have any questions on any of the up and coming courses in September, please email Drew for further information, he will be picking up emails at points over the summer break.

 

Please email Drew for more information.

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Beginners Tap

LEVEL 1: THE TAP STEPS 

Start Date: Monday 14th January, 2019

Duration: 10 weeks

Day: Monday 8.00 till 9.00 pm

This is for absolute beginners to tap dance and also those who have had little previous alternative dance training.  It is a great place to get to grips with your tap foundation from which your technique will be able to grow.

OR

You feel the next level is getting overwhelming and you want to go back to basics. You are welcome to stay in this level for as long as you like.

We will cover posture, rhythm, foot placement, co-ordination and learn steps such as Taps, Beats, Digs, Springs Shuffles, Paradiddles, Ball Changes and begin short, slow combinations of steps.

Please email Rachel, to be added to the mailing list for the next course. Those on the mailing list get first refusal of a space, before the course is advertised on the website.

 

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Intermediate Tap

LEVEL 3: THE PICK-UPS 

Start Date: Monday, 14th January, 2019

Duration: 10 weeks

Monday: 7.00pm till 8.00pm

Location – Downs Junior School, Location 1

To join the Intermediate class, you know most of the warm up exercises from Level 2 and are ready learn more complex warm up combinations such as Suzie Q’s, corner work and so on, whilst maintaining a fairly steady pace and still reviewing the detail.

OR

You are an experienced tapper who can pick up the warm up exercises “on the hoof” so to speak but needs a little breakdown on each exercise before learning and moving to the next level.

Each week we will review at least one warm up exercise/combo in detail and there will also be dedicated time to learning new steps and routines.

Please email Rachel  for more information on when new courses may be starting and to be added to the mailing list.

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