Tap for Fitness and Fun

Ref: C3741876

A fun course for those who would like to use Tap Dance Routines as a way of developing fitness and coordination or revise the basic steps.

Additional information about this course

This course is run by the WEA, working in partnership with East Surrey College delivering Adult Learning across the East Surrey area. This is a fee paying course. If you are in receipt of an income related benefit you may be entitled to free tuition.

Course aim

To promote Tap Dance as a leisure activity for Adults.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • No previous Tap experience essential, but helpful.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Develop a short warm up.
  • Develop a repertoire of Tap Steps including Shuffle Hop Steps and Pull Backs.
  • Develop and perform a Tap Routine incorporating steps learnt throughout the course.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • Practicing the steps and routines outside the class is encouraged and supported by audio and visual teaching aids.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Suitable Tap Shoes, or trainers/hard soled shoes for beginners, plus flexible dance wear.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Tap for Fitness and Fun Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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