JTap is designed for children who have previously taken a tap sessional class (with the exception of our 3-5 year old class) JTap has been expertly developed by artistic directors Jenna Brenan and Chantel Sampson, dance educators with many years of experience teaching dance programming to children of all ages and abilities. All our classes are taught by highly trained instructors who have a solid foundation in both dance technique and best teaching practices.
Our program focuses on combining the Al Gilbert Tap Sylabus with conceptual dance education. Each month we will explore new dance concepts combining developmentally appropriate movement, music, and tap technique to create a class that is fun for all! This class is part of the Performance Program and will perform in Recital.
Dance is more than a series of steps. Our programs use a holistic approach that provides our young dancers with a brain compatible learning environment. Our conceptual approach to dance education ensures our students move with purpose on the dance floor and through life. Our goal is to shape each student into a Holistic Dancer who is a:
Each class includes: a BrainDance warm up, Tap skill development, concept based exploration, and choreography.
New families joining our program will need to complete the Full-Year Placement Recommendation Form to receive a class placement prior to being able to register. You will be notified via email once your class placement has been added to your account.