Tap Dance

Our Tap Dance IDTA syllabus classes focus on rhythm and musicality with fun and energising warm-ups, followed by funky routines to wonderful varied music.

The benefits of tap dance include:

  • strength, stamina, control and endurance
  • improved posture
  • coordination and balance
  • flexibility and range of motion
  • musicality and rhythm
  • appreciation of different music genres
  • social skills and improved confidence
  • having fun with friends!

Fees are payable in advance of each term – please contact admin@northamptonshiredance.co.uk for more information.

All Tap classes are taught on Mondays at our studios at The Woodyard, Naseby – NN6 6DD .

Our academic year is 35 weeks over 3 terms.

Autumn Term 2021: Sep – 13, 20, 27 Oct – 4, 11, 18 Nov – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Dec – 6, 13

Spring Term 2022: Jan –  10, 17, 24, 31 Feb –  7, 21, 28 Mar – 7, 14, 21, 28

Summer Term 2022: Apr – 25 May – 9, 16, 23 Jun – 6, 13, 20, 27 Jul – 4, 11, 18

Preparatory TAP4.40pm – 5.00pm
Primary TAP4.40pm – 5.10pm
Grade 2 TAP5.15pm – 5.45pm
Grade 1 TAP 5.50 – 6.20pm
Grade 3 TAP6.25 – 6.45pm
Grade 5 TAP6.45pm – 7.30pm
ADULT TAP7.30pm – 8.00pm

Tap Uniform

We advise that dance shoes are ordered through Northamptonshire School of Dance to ensure consistency of quality and a good fit.

We have new and second hand tap shoes available to order.

Girls’ Uniform

  • Hair to be tied back in a bun, plait or ponytail
  • NSD black dance leggings
  • NSD t-shirt
  • Black dance socks
  • Black tap shoes

Boys’ Uniform

  • NSD tracksuit bottoms or NSD shorts
  • NSD t-shirt
  • Black dance socks
  • Black tap shoes

The correct uniform must be worn for all lessons, as we find this helps students get into the right mindset for the class.

All uniform items, including hair accessories (nets, pins, grips), tights/socks, leotards and warm ups (crossovers, leg warmers) can be ordered by emailing your requests to: admin@northamptonshiredance.co.uk

NSD Uniform Extras

  • Short sleeved t-shirt – Royal Blue | child and adult sizes
  • Male Dance Trousers – Black | child and adult sizes
  • Female Dance Leggings – Black | child and adult sizes
  • Hoodies – Royal Blue | child and adult sizes
  • Tote bag – Royal Blue or Pink
  • Holdall bags and rucksacks – Royal Blue or Pink
  • Legwarmers
  • Tights and socks
  • Crossovers
  • Hair nets, grips and pins
  • Ribbon sticks
  • Tambourines