Dress Code: A fitted t-shirt, tank top or camisole with tights/leggings. Shorts over is acceptable. Tap shoes. Hair must be in a ponytail or pulled back out of the face.
Ages: 5-6 yrs
Description: Students will learn to get comfortable with tap shoes. They will learn basic tap terminology along with other creative movements. Main focus in this class is to understand beat and rhythm.
- Prerequisites: No experience required.
Ages: 7+ yrs
Skills to be learned and taught: Toe taps / toe tip, toe dig / step, stomp, heel dig / heel drop, scuff / brush, flap, ball change, shuffle / scuffle, riffle, hop / jump / leap, chug, heel click / toe click, paradiddle, cramp roll, 4 count riff walk, buffalo, Cheryl temple, flap ball change, Maxie Ford.
- Prerequisites: Completion of Combo class.
Ages: 10+ yrs
Skills to be learned and taught: Maxie Ford grab off, paddle turn, double cramp role (flap cramp role), heel stand, Bombershay, drawbacks, Riff walks, single time steps, toe stands, Buffalo turn, Cincinatti, double Buffalo.
- Prerequisites: Ability to perform the skills taught in Tap 1 on command and without hesitation.
Ages: 10+ yrs
Description: Students will continue to practice previously learned skills as they perform them in various combinations and direction of movements. They will also learn to work not only in sync of one another but also understand and utilize tapping skills in complimentary of one another. Ability to perform visually and audibly is the goal.
- Prerequisites: Ability to perform the skills taught in Tap 2 on command and without hesitation. Strong understanding of rhythm, beat, and tempo is very important.