Virtual Tap Dance Classes | Ottawa Tap Dance Classes
Attention tap dancers! Are you feeling a little listless this winter, locked down in your home? Not to fear, at-home tap dance classes are here! Whether you’re located in Ottawa or anywhere else in the world, you can take virtual tap dance classes from Dance with Alana, right from the comfort of your home!
Alana Hock has been teaching dance for over 30 years, but there have obviously been some pretty big changes in the last year! In-studio dance classes are currently not an option, and even when things reopen after the current shutdown, who knows how long it will be before we return to a true kind of “normal”?
Thank goodness that technology is on our side! There’s no need to throw in the towel on your tap dancing when you can take virtual tap dance classes with one of Canada’s most beloved tap dance teachers, Alana Hock!
Over the last few months, we’ve perfected online learning to the point where our virtual online tap dance classes are almost as good as the “real” in-person thing! And we have options for both beginners and experienced tap dancers, all online.
Virtual Tap Dance Classes: Beginning Tap
When you think “dance,” chances are you think of tap dancing. Famous film stars like Gene Kelly and Ginger Rogers weren’t the only ones to popularize the style. At one time, anyone who called themselves a performer could do at least a little bit of tap. And with a nurturing and wonderful teacher like Alana, you can learn tap too, all completely online!
Tap is more than just about moving your feet. With tap shoes, you become a percussionist! The sounds of your feet become part of the music, which is one of the reasons why so many famous tap-dancing numbers are referred to as “toe tapping!
If you’ve always wanted to get into tap dancing, our Absolute Beginner and Beginning 3 Tap classes are the perfect way to learn tap dancing online. Alana will teach you the basics of tap in her unique and delightful way! Plus, with Zoom, you don’t even need to leave your home to do it!
Our Absolute Beginner tap classes are every Saturday (January 16th to March 27th) from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, and our Beginning 3 Tap classes are every Monday (January 11th to March 29th) from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM. For the full 11 weeks, Absolute Beginner Tap is $143+ HST, and Beginner 3 Tap is $156 plus HST. If you can’t make the full commitment right now, don’t worry, as we also have the option of $15 drop-ins. Either way, we will send you the Zoom link 30 minutes before the scheduled time. We recommend that you have a solid sole tap shoe for these beginning classes. **If you see this post after these dates, be sure to check our schedule for the latest updates.
Online Tap Dance Classes: Intermediate Tap
If you’re already quite familiar with tap dancing, then you’ll likely want to try something a little more challenging. Intermediate tap dance classes are available online for your dancing pleasure!
Intermediate 1 & 2 Tap is a more advanced class where you will perfect new moves, develop your rhythm, and learn dazzling choreography. There are two opportunities to take Intermediate 1 & 2 Tap every week. We have classes on Mondays (January 11th to March 29th) from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, and on Saturdays (January 16th to March 27th) from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM. Alana will be teaching both Intermediate 1 & 2 Tap classes. **If you see this post after these dates, be sure to check our schedule for the latest updates.
If you’re ready to move up to a higher difficulty level, we also offer an Intermediate 3 Tap class, open to students with six years or more tap experience. This class is offered every Monday (January 11th to March 29th) from 8 PM to 9 PM. It is taught by Dianne Montgomery.
Our Monday Intermediate 1 & 2 Tap classes are $156 plus HST for the full 12 weeks, while our Saturday Intermediate 1 & 2 Tap classes are $143 plus HST for the 11 weeks. Our Intermediate 3 Tap classes are $180 plus HST for the 12 weeks. Like our Beginner classes, you also have the option of dropping into any class ($15 for Intermediate 1 & 2, $17 for Intermediate 3). We will email you the Zoom link to your chosen class 30 minutes before! **If you see this post after these dates, be sure to check our schedule for the latest updates.
More Virtual Dance Classes
If you really can’t get enough online dance classes, we are also offering a special deal. You can get Unlimited Monthly Classes for $110 plus HST. That means you can simply log onto Zoom at your leisure and join in whatever class you want, no matter what difficulty level. Just tell us which you are interested in taking, and we will send you the Zoom link to it 30 minutes before the class.
Whether you’re craving some winter exercise, looking to move your body to some music, or simply want to reinforce your dance skills, Dance With Alana’s online dance classes are the perfect solution. Don’t let the winter weather and lockdown get to you. Instead, download Zoom to your computer and get ready to dance!
Tap isn’t the only thing on the menu at Dance with Alana this winter. We’re offering many of our most popular dance and exercise classes virtually. If you’d like to see what’s available, please check our online schedule. And don’t forget to click here to register now.
And remember, while Dance with Alana is *technically* located in Ottawa, the brilliance of Zoom is that you can take our virtual classes, no matter where you are! So, if you have relatives or friends on the other side of the country who have always wanted to learn to dance, don’t be shy to send them to our website!