Date: Mondays, January 8th – March 11th (No class Jan 15th – MLK Day or Feb 19th – Presidents Day)
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Total Sessions: 8
Instructor: Amanda Dareing
Location: Room 213, Dance Studio
Ages: Children, 6 – 10 years
Skill Level: Beginning
Sliding Scale: $125 / $165 / $220
Sign up for Saturday’s Ballet/Jazz Combo Class and receive a 10% discount code to use towards each class. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the code.
About the class
Tap Dance for Kids is a fun and upbeat class that focuses on coordination, musicality and rhythm. Starting with a warm up and basic steps, class will progress to across the floor steps like basic shuffles, flaps, heeldigs and more. A fun and lively center combination will be taught building upon the steps they’ve learned earlier and incorporating new steps like cramp rolls and shuffle off to Buffalo! Kids love tap dance for the musicality and of course the shoes! It’s a great way to develop musicality, timing, balance and improves memory skills and coordination.
Kids can’t help but feel great when bouncing around to great music and creating cool percussion rhythms with your feet!
You can find tap shoes at discountdance.com, Amazon, Capezio.com, and Bloch.com and sometimes Target for Kid’s sizes. Any color and style will do. Not necessary for the first class, may wear hard soled shoes.
SUPPLY LIST: Tap shoes, dance attire suitable for free movement and comfortable for the room temperature. Being dressed and ready for class is part of the experience and encourages focus and participation.
When you register for a class, you’ll be offered three price tiers. The middle tier comes closest to what our registration fees used to be, and covers about 50% of the full cost of your participation in the class – with the other 50% covered by community donations. The first tier creates accessibility for people with limited income, while the third tier covers the full cost of participation – so that we can use community donations to support other people’s registration costs. When you choose to register at the third tier, you directly help support the Center’s efforts to remove financial barriers for others.
The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.
About the instructor
Instructor / Dancer