Defy Gravity
Tap Classes

Tap Defy Gravity Dance Class

Tap Timetable

NURSERY BALLET & TAP suitable for boys and girls age 2-4 years

This Class is an Introduction to Ballet and Tap dance. Explore these disciplines through mime, imaginative movement and characterisation. Suitable for Boys and Girls age 2-4 years

BBO Pre Syllabus Ballet & Tap suitable for boys and girls age 4-6 years

This is a slightly more structured lesson than the Nursery class.  More technique is covered at this level yet still keeping the fun element with Mime and characterisation. Once standard is achieved a short optional examination can be taken at this level.

BBO Pre Primary Tap suitable for Boys and Girls age 6 upwards.

Concentrating on Technique, timing and rhythm this class focuses on the foundations of Tap Dance. Coordination and rhythm will improve with each beat. Once standard is achieved a short optional Examination can be taken at this level.

BBO Primary Tap suitable for Boys and Girls age 7/8 upwards

Increasing the level of intensity at each stage Primary Tap is a solid foundation for the grade work that is to follow.  Focussing on Rhythms and clarity of beats this lively class will encourage performance as well as technique. Once standard is achieved an optional Examination can be taken at this level.

BBO Grade One, Two, Three, Four, Five Tap suitable for boys and girls from 8 years upwards

Each Grade follows BBO set syllabus, the level of difficulty increases as the dancer progresses through the grades. Technique, performance, timing, rhythm and musicality will be taught as well as covering the history and theory of Tap dance specific to each grade. Once standard is achieved an optional Examination can be taken at each level.

Adult Beginner Tap

This Class is suitable for the absolute beginner.  It will cover basic techniques and rhythms whilst working through BBO grades one and two.  The steps you learn will be linked together to create short routines in this no pressure, fun, relaxed class. Examinations can be taken upon request.

Adult Tap Improver

This class is more suited to someone who has tap danced before and wants to increase their knowledge of the art. You will work through BBO grades three and four. The steps you learn will be linked together to create short routines in this no pressure, fun, relaxed class. Examinations can be taken upon request.

Adult Tap Intermediate/Advanced

This class is for the more seasoned tapper.  You will work through BBO grades Five and upwards. The steps you learn will be linked together to create short routines in this no pressure, fun, relaxed class. Examinations can be taken upon request.

Monday

Grade 2 Tap

With Julie Pye

Tunstall Studio 2
5:00 PM

Tuesday

Pre Primary Tap

With Lucinda Stevenson

Barlaston Village Hall
5:45 PM

Pre Primary Tap

With Nicole Whitby

Barlaston Village Hall
5:45 PM

Adult Tap (Improvers)

With Lucinda Stevenson

Barlaston Village Hall
7:45 PM

Wednesday

Inter Foundation Tap

With Laura-Ann Smith

Tunstall Studio 1
5:45 PM

Thursday

Grade 3 Tap

With Lucinda Stevenson

Tunstall Studio 2
5:15 PM

Grade 4 Tap

With Laura-Ann Smith

Tunstall Studio 1
5:15 PM

Adult Beginner Tap Class

With Lucinda Stevenson

Tunstall Studio 2
6:45 PM

Friday

Grade 1 Tap

With Emma Wingfield

Tunstall Studio 2
4:15 PM

Saturday

Nursery Ballet and Tap

With Lucinda Stevenson

Tunstall Studio 1
9:15 AM

Primary Tap

With Nicole Whitby

Tunstall Studio 2
9:55 AM

Pre Syllabus Ballet and Tap

With Nicole Whitby

Tunstall Studio 1
10:00 AM

Pre Syllabus Ballet and Tap

With Emma Wingfield

Tunstall Studio 1
10:00 AM

Sunday