BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March

Good news: I’m personally teaching a brand new, super short, three-week tap dance session in MARCH. WHEN IS IT: March 15th, 22nd and 29th (SUNDAYS) Since closing the doors to my BDX studio last year, I currently rent a cozy flamenco dance school (Carmen Romero’s studio, she’s actually quite famous) for all classes, rehearsals, etc. TheyContinue reading “BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March”

The Importance Of Having A Coach

It’s true: People at the top of their game rarely do it alone. They always have the best team pushing and challenging them to new heights. Since the very beginning, successful people around the world in every field imaginable had coaches in their corner lead them to where they want to go. The truly smartContinue reading “The Importance Of Having A Coach”

FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person

That time Choreographer Shawn Byfield talked about math! Shawn Byfield created tap dance choreography, and was a guest for an episode of CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person. » Click Here To Watch (Scrub to 25:25)      As a sought-after presenter, choreographer, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who train andContinue reading “FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person”

Canadian Tap Dancer Wins GOLD MEDAL At Dance World Cup

15 Year Old Tap Dances Circles Around World’s Best, Wins Top Prize At “Olympics Of Dance” TORONTO, ON – When it comes to dancing, Canadians have the tap bug. Dance student  Lara Renaud wins the top medal for her tap dance solo at this year’s Dance World Cup, held this July in Whistler, BC. “It’sContinue reading “Canadian Tap Dancer Wins GOLD MEDAL At Dance World Cup”

What Size Heels Do YOU Wear? Here’s Why…

Question: What size heels do you wear? I ask because this Saturday at Byfield Dance Experience, I’m hosting a Learn To Dance In HEELS Workshop. Taught by the one and only Esie Mensah! You’ve seen her on So You Think You Can Dance Canada, with Keisha Chante, Jully Black, AND on MuchMusic: http://bit.ly/RdxzNN It’s gonnaContinue reading “What Size Heels Do YOU Wear? Here’s Why…”

UPDATE: How To TURBOCHARGE Your Spring

[Shawn Byfield’s Toronto dance email update April 3rd, 2012] Happy April! Spring has officially arrived. Did it hit you like it hit me? Because just the other day I had a “holy eff” moment- “It’s already April? I swear it was just New Years…” Yup, we’ve all been busy, I haven’t even written to youContinue reading “UPDATE: How To TURBOCHARGE Your Spring”

PSA: SNOWSTORM! What Will YOU Do?

Happy 2011! So in case of snowstorm, what happens? Please watch this Public Service Announcement for info. The message is funny, but now you know! – Shawn B PS: Seriously, all jokes aside, watch the video so you know what to do if you think there might be a storm… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5w8tJFSj0dQ

How One Person Can Inspire A City To Dance

Ever been in a situation where inspiration just hit you? This dance video shows how one person following their passion CAN make a difference. If this inspires you to learn to dance, take action today! Do something… because Anyone Can Dance. If you enjoyed this video, leave your comment below! – Shawn B BTW: AtContinue reading “How One Person Can Inspire A City To Dance”

Hip Hop Class At BDX Toronto

BDX Hip Hop Class Beginner & Intermediate Classes Think you “can’t” dance? With the famous words of our favourite Gary Coleman (RIP) I say to you: “What chu talkin’ bout Willis?” Here’s proof that REGULAR PEOPLE can (and DO) learn to dance- very well I might add. I’m not talking years here; I’m talking months. Watch thisContinue reading “Hip Hop Class At BDX Toronto”

Toronto Tap Dance Ad – GO Transit Presto

A few shots from my GO Transit tap dance commercial for the new Presto Pass. Click an image to see the tap dance commercial and leave your comment! – Shawn Byfield About The Author: Shawn Byfield (www.ShawnByfield.com) is an award winning choreographer, show director and a leading expert in dance lessons and industry advice. HisContinue reading “Toronto Tap Dance Ad – GO Transit Presto”