It’s Official! Toronto’s National Tap Dance Day 2014 Workshop

National Tap Dance Day Toronto Workshop 2014 QUICK… Grab your tap shoes and don’t miss out on this fun tap dance workshop celebrating National Tap Dance Day! But you have to RSVP in advance… I look forward to shufflin’ with you! Click here to RSVP and get info…

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION: Learn How To Tap Dance in 2014

YES! You Can Finally Learn How To Tap Dance in Toronto. The Best Place To Learn Step By Step Is At Byfield Dance Experience, Toronto’s Favourite Beginner Tap Dance Classes.

The Secret On How To Feel Good Naked (and Other Updates)

** Shawn B’s Awesome Newsletter Updates ** In this issue: Answers to your popular questions, and about less clothing: 1. — “How do I get back into tap dancing? I haven’t done it in years!” 2. — “I need to get into shape ASAP- I’m tired of being sick! What’s the best class to take?”Continue reading “The Secret On How To Feel Good Naked (and Other Updates)”

FREE ICE CREAM At BDX! Awesome Lives Here

July is National Ice Cream Month. Rocky Road, Chunky Monkey & Moose Tracks lovers everywhere, you’ve been warned. So what else does this special holiday mean for you? From now until Monday July 23rd, “National Vanilla Ice Cream Day” (it’s true, I don’t make this stuff up) everyone who gets a Drop In Pass atContinue reading “FREE ICE CREAM At BDX! Awesome Lives Here”

Tap Dance With Flute And Beatbox

Tap Dance FluteBox – Shawn Byfield & Rahul Bader share an elemental combination of wind, wood and metals to create a spark… tap dance, flute and beatbox. Check out the video to see their unique collaboration. Connect with Toronto tap dance choreographer Shawn Byfield on Twitter Connect with Toronto flute musician Rahul Bader on TwitterContinue reading “Tap Dance With Flute And Beatbox”

Who Could Say No To The Nicholas Brothers? (And Why You Should NEVER Put This Kind Of Fire Out)

Who could say no to The Nicholas Brothers? Fayard and Harold are firecrackers. I mean, they LITERALLY explode off the screen, inextinguishable in every performance. I was just thinking of how as Black performers, because of racial inequality, our ancestors didn’t have many opportunities to perform on stage or film 60, 70, 80 years ago…Continue reading “Who Could Say No To The Nicholas Brothers? (And Why You Should NEVER Put This Kind Of Fire Out)”

Toronto’s Favourite Adult Dance Studio Taps Into Morning News

BDX in the news! In case you missed it, here’s a segment from Breakfast Television live at my Toronto dance studio. We had four segments total and had the most FUN morning! Canada’s leading tap dance instructor & tap choreographer Shawn Byfield with dancers at Byfield Dance Experience demonstrate beginner tap dance steps on Toronto’sContinue reading “Toronto’s Favourite Adult Dance Studio Taps Into Morning News”

New BDX Studio Blogsite!

Take a look… The brand-new Blogsite for Byfield Dance Experience is a go! I’m a bit slow, but slow and steady wins the race right? Your new BDX home away from home is finally: “Fully automated… and unstoppable.” – Miriam McColl in i Think i Can Why a “Blogsite?” instead of a regular website, youContinue reading “New BDX Studio Blogsite!”

Experience Jazz. Thelonious Monk at BDX

Love jazz music? Thelonious Monk was a highly influential post-bebop jazz pianist. He played with more space, and used dissonance in his chords (notes that normally wouldn’t sound good together, or clash). He was cool. His quartet joined us for a recent tap dance class at Byfield Dance Experience in Toronto. Well… maybe not inContinue reading “Experience Jazz. Thelonious Monk at BDX”