Adult Tap Classes Info & FAQ
Discover the joys and benefits of tap-dancing with Miss Caroline Tap Dance - it's great for fitness, fun and mental health!
Adult classes run for one hour. They start with a warm-up, then it's time to concentrate on technique. After that, you'll learn a fun routine (a new one each term) followed by a cool down and stretch. All classes emphasise making dance fun whilst still teaching quality tap-technique!!
Monday 6.00pm L-plate The Bette Midlers (not open to new students)
Monday 7.00pm L-plate Experienced Beginners
Monday 8.00pm L-plate Absolute Beginners (new class!!)
Tuesday 10:15am L-plate GENTLE New Beginners DAYTIME CLASS
Tuesday 6.00pm L-plate Advanced Beginners
Tuesday 7.00pm P-plate Intermediate
Tuesday 8.00pm Select Intermediate not open to new students
Wednesday 9.30am P-plate Intermediate DAYTIME CLASS
Wednesday 6.00pm L-plate Absolute Beginners (new class!!)
Wednesday 7.00pm L-plate Advanced Beginners
Term 1, 2020 Class Timetable (adults)
Recommended if you've never tapped before, so you can acquaint yourself with the basics.
GENTLE NEW BEGINNER
aka Nanna Tap, suitable for beginners, gentle learning pace, low-impact moves. Good for balance and memory, Recommended for older students..
EXPERIENCED BEGINNERS For tappers who have completed the Absolute Beginner course and are in development.
ADVANCED BEGINNERS For tappers with 6-24 months experience OR intermediate tappers who prefer choreography that is not too challenging. In this class you will hone your technique and learn more complex steps.
THE BETTE MIDLERS For tappers with 2 years experience who like simple choreography and low-impact exercise. Suitable for older dancers. This is not a beginner class.
INTERMEDIATE For tappers with 2+ years experience who enjoy a challenge.and are looking to develop their skills Excellent for people who tapped as a child and want to pick it up again in adulthood.
SELECT INTERMEDIATE This class is not open to new students.
You can pay casually ($20 per class) or by the term (payable upfront, works out slightly cheaper. Prices depend on term length, but a 10-week term is $180 plus insurance) All students must pay an insurance levy of $10 per year.
What to wear/bring?
Tap shoes not necessary to start but try to wear non-grip shoes (runners are no good, try leather soles.) There are a few pairs of tapshoes available for borrowing in a limited size range. Wear loose comfortable clothing and prepare to sweat (and to have FUN!) We recommend you bring a water-bottle, you will need it!
Classes are held at 10 Salisbury Crescent, North Fitzroy.
Miss Caroline Tap Dance is easily accessible via public transport, within a short walking distance of the 96 (stop #20) or 112 trams (stop #21)
How do I start?
Fill out an obligation-free Enrolment Form. Use this one if you have Previous Tap Experience and this one if you are an Absolute Beginner. Call the Tap-phone 0439 445 280 or email Miss Caroline for more information.
When Can I Start?
It's best to join a class at the start of the term, ideally in weeks 1-3. If you are confident about picking up choreography you could join in weeks 4-5 but we can't hold up the rest of the class to catch you up. After Week 6, no new students can be accepted, but you can join at the start of the next term. Keep an eye out for school holiday classes, as these are 'drop-in' sessions and a great introduction to our school.