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Beginner Tap #1 with Ms. Brandi

In this lively mini-memester course, students with 0-1 year tap experience will be introduced to the basic Broadway Tap skills and be able to perform these skills in short, fun Broadway style dance recital piece at the end of the course.
Brandi Speirs- Master Dance Instructor
54 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 6 learners
Class
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
8-12
year olds
4-9
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Tue Aug 30

Aug 30 - Oct 18 (8 weeks)
Tuesdays
9pm - 9:30pm
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Description

Class Experience

Students will be able to:
-name and perform basic Broadway style tap steps
-count music and count steps
-sing and clap rhythms
-use their skills in a short recital dance taught by the teacher
Please advise teacher in advance of any special needs or any recent injuries that will limit movement.  While great caution is taken and skills will be appropriate for beginner students, accidental falls, etc. can still happen and teacher is not responsible for any injuries that occur during the course of the classes. Please do not use cardboard as dance floor as this is a hazard (it will easily slide out from under tapper's feet). 
Homework will be recommended and is encouraged for those who would like to improve faster, but it will not be required.  It is up to each dancer as to whether or not they would like to practice and for how long.  Additional resources like YouTube videos may be suggested to check out after class to view famous dancers, but it is also optional.
Recommended clothing: -leggings or shorts and form fitting shirt or top (baggy tops or bottoms make it hard to give corrections for upper body placement and difficult to tell if their legs are bent or straight); alternatively leotard and tights are best, but not required Optional: -tap shoes and tap board (1/4 inch cut of plywood 2' x 3' or larger) *do not use cardboard as this will slide out from under dancers feet and is a hazard
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Dancers will constantly get live feedback from teacher during class.  Class recommendations will be given at the end of the semester, if students wish to continue their tap dance studies.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
If students need help staying on task or working the computer or app, parents may wish to monitor from the same room or within sight distance for the first few lessons.  The room should be as free of distractions as possible and student should have at least a few feet to move around. Please advise teacher in advance of any special needs or any recent injuries that will limit movement.  While great caution is taken and skills will be appropriate for beginner students, accidental falls, etc. can still happen and teacher is not responsible for any injuries that occur during the course of the classes. Please do not use cardboard as dance floor as this is a hazard (it will easily slide out from under tapper's feet). 

Teacher

Brandi Speirs- Master Dance Instructor
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Dancer, Home School Mom, Former Public School Teacher
54 total reviews
114 completed classes

About Me

Hello! Thank you for viewing my profile!  I am a dancer, dance instructor, home school mom, & former public school teacher. 
 
With over 25 years experience as a dance instructor, I have a passion for learning and teaching. I am a chameleon in the... 
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