Tap

tap_mainChildrens Tap Classes

Tap offers an element of aural training to your Dancing Studies.
Distinguished by percussive footwork, that marks out precise rhythmic patterns on the floor.
Some descriptive step names are brush, flap, shuffle, ball change, and. cramp roll.
Tap dancers make frequent use of syncopation. Choreography typically starts on the eighth or first beatcount. Another aspect of tap dancing is improvisation. This can either be done with music and follow the beats provided or without musical accompaniment, also known as acappella dancing.
A wonderful way to improve your rhythm and aural awareness.
Dance Star always strives to offer their students the very best in knowledge and keep them up to the technique required for their level.
CORRECT ATTIRE IN CLASS IS ESSENTIAL
Its important to have good attire in all classes.Teachers and students need to see the clear line of the body to correct alignment and technique. Baggy clothing is not suitable for this. Correct attire for class is essential.
All students will require a Dance Star uniform. This is purchased from the studio.
Tap Uniform for Girls
tights , leotard, skirt & headband.

Winter Body Wrap
Leg warmers
Tap Uniform for Boys
black shorts and white tee shirt
leg warmers and fitted jumper

Tap shoes are not sold at the studio,

Useful links for Dance Information

Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down

Ballet Vocabulary

http://www.ehow.com/how_6210150_apply-stage-makeup-girls.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Ballet-Bun

Dancetrain Magazine dancetrain.com.au

Dance Australia

Royal Academy of Dancing http://www.rad.org.au
Dance Stores

Blochs www.blochs.com.au

Ellis Bella www.ellisbella.com

Synergy www.synergyincdancewear.com.au

Salvios www.salvios.com.au

NSW Commission for Children and Young People (kids@kids.nsw.gov.au)

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