Tap

Want to add rhythm and styling to your dance? Tap dancing is great fitness and provides a fantastic foundation to allow more creativity and movement in your swing dancing.

Back by popular demand, Jamie is excited to be offering Tap classes! Tap dancing has its roots in the fusion of several ethnic percussive dances, including African dances like Swing. Some of the greats of the 30s and 40s were inspirational in their tap abilities, like Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell – see below!

Whether you’re a complete beginner, or a seasoned tap dancer who has taken a hiatus and are keen to get those feet moving again – come along and give it a go!

Where: ANU Sport, Blue Room, North Road, ANU (First timers – Ask about the room location at the Sports Union reception desk, or turn right at the end of the corridor and up the stairs.)
Date: Weekly on Sundays until end November 2017
Time: 11:00am Foundations; 11:45am Continuing (see below)
Cost: $10 at the door
What to expect:
11:00-11:45am Learn the foundations; open to all levels.
11:45am-12:15pm More experienced tappers, and beginners who are keen for more – you’re welcome to stay!

Shoes:
If you don’t have taps, bring leather or other hard soled shoes. If you have taps, bring them! If you’ve always wanted an excuse to buy tap shoes and this is it, see bloch.com.au: cost $90 for womens and $110 for guys. There is a Bloch shop in the Canberra Centre Civic.

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