ADULT DROP-IN CLASSES
Absolute beginner tap: a mix of music concepts and basic technique, including intro to straight time, swing time, time steps, breaks, phrases. MONDAYS 6-7
Slow/fast beginner tap: practicing fundamental technique, increasing technical vocabulary and building speed; applying fundamental technique and concepts to across the floor work and center phrases. TUESDAYS 7-8:30
Advanced beginner/intermediate tap: complex technique and phrasing, typically in the jazz tap tradition. MONDAYS 7-8:30 (w/ live accompaniment)
Int/adv shed: complex weight shifting, increased tempos, specificity in footwork, a focus on clarity and improvisation. MONDAYS 8:30-9:30
Philly Hoofin': This class focuses on a style of dynamic, close-to-the-ground, a cappella tap that is unique to Philadelphia and was made most popular by the late LaVaughn Robinson. THURSDAYS 7:30-9
This dance is unique to our city and a part of our dance legacy! Come out every Friday night and bop with Shirla. No partner or experience required.
FRIDAYS 7-8 pm