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Feel The Joy! Be The Joy! Show The Joy! It’s That Simple!

Hello to All and welcome back! Can you believe we now find ourselves in November - that's a lot of shuffles ha ha ha ha! Anyways - over the course of this year I have found myself teaching masterclasses, examining my Tapatak Oz programme and also running tap auditions for various events etc. And the [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Feel The Joy! Be The Joy! Show The Joy!

Hello to All and welcome back! And now we find ourselves suddenly in November - can you believe it!? Anyways - over the course of this year I have found myself teaching masterclasses , examining my Tapatak Oz programme and also running tap auditions for various events etc. And the one thing that has really [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Is that my choreography they are doing ? What do I do?

Hello to all and welcome to October 2017, I recently had an email from one of my clients saying that she had been adjudicating a competition and was shocked at all the Tapatak Oz choreography that she saw on the stage. In rather recognisable and large chunks! She wanted to know what I thought she [...]

October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Weight and wait – two major assets in the tapping genre!

A cheery hello to all and welcome to September's Blog, As I said last month, I have been getting into the classroom a lot lately, as the student -  and as such it has been very useful in me revisiting my own teaching techniques and honing those skills. And the more I do other people's [...]

September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

To count or not to count that is the question?

A big hello to everyone and welcome back, Can you believe it is August already???? This year has really flown and many of my Tapatak Oz clients are well and truly flying through their year with concerts, exams, various performances and many competitions / eisteddfods too. So firstly - well done to all! I truly [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Vocal modulation & facial expressions – great skills to harness when teaching!

Hi Everyone, Once again I am inspired to write this blog after working with some younger teachers recently. First of all though, I'd like to say how fabulous it is to have the opportunity to work with younger tappers coming through, and pass on teaching techniques that were in turn passed to me by the [...]

July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Tap Tap Tap – The Australian Tap Dance Festival Is Back! And we have a Discount Offer for you!

A big hello to everyone, If you are living in Australia you may have noticed that the tap scene in our great , vast land, has kicked off in a really big way over the last couple of years. The quality of tap dance now available to our students and teachers, within our own great [...]

July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The magic of the dangling carrot…..a classroom revolution!

Hi Everyone, No doubt some of you are bemused my the title of this blog. But let me assure you that no innocent carrots have been injured in the writing of this piece ha ha ah ah. I would never suggest anything untoward in a tap class of course - but what I do suggest [...]

June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The craft of competition tapping – 10 tips to make your students shine!

Hi Everyone, Having been an adjudicator for competitions all over the place for the past 20 years, people often ask me that age old question: " what are the judges looking for?" Well - the answers I think are pretty simple, if you realise that different people like different things - and so it follows [...]

May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Teach, teach and keep the beat and soon you’ll be on easy street!

Hi Everyone, Having just conducted a series of teacher's workshops for dance studios across Australia, I have a lot of teaching strategies really fresh in my mind - and today I would like to share another of those with you. For many of you, more experienced tap teachers out there, you may be familiar with [...]

May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|