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”

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”

Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission

Want to do what you love? You can!  But you gotta stop asking  other people “can I start now?” before taking a chance on yourself.  The reality is: placing your power in others to give you a green light won’t help you move forward. Go. Do You. Make today the day you stop waiting for someoneContinue reading “Want To Do What You Love? REALITY: You Don’t Need Permission”

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”

NEWSFLASH! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Update

(( NEWSFLASH! ))   Next Friday August 5th, I’ll host and judge the TORONTO INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL at Nathan Phillips Square, downtown Toronto. We’re very excited for the event, which I proudly serve on Board of Directors. Woot woot!   The team has done a super job showcasing diversity in dance, culture and ethnicity theContinue reading “NEWSFLASH! Toronto International Youth Dance Festival Update”

Just Got Off Stage? Why Congratulations Are In Order

Super Congratulations! You Did It! Ok… So what did you do exactly? Here’s what you did: You showed up. You got on stage and shared your passion. You should be extremely proud of yourself! Why? Because sometimes, those nerves suck. But look- despite being nervous, you did it! You got up there despite feeling shaky,Continue reading “Just Got Off Stage? Why Congratulations Are In Order”

Why You Should Kick Your Excuses To The Curb

WOW. Some people! Ok, I need to vent. But what’s with the bra, you ask? I’ll tell you more about that later… Here’s what’s on my mind: I really, truly, strongly dislike when people say can’t. Especially when I teach. You know, when people look me in the eye and say “I can’t do this,Continue reading “Why You Should Kick Your Excuses To The Curb”

Subscribe To Dance Inspiration – And Other Smiles

Shawn here. They say a video is worth a thousand pictures… so SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube Dance Channel for new dance videos, updates and weekly dance inspiration! – Shawn B PS: Come get a free dance class in Toronto this week. Seriously? Yes, seriously! BUT you have to come soon to get it. I wantContinue reading “Subscribe To Dance Inspiration – And Other Smiles”

BDX Hip Hop Dance Studio In Toronto

BDX Hip Hop Dance Studio In Toronto Our positive, fun energy makes Byfield Dance Experience one of the best dance studios in Toronto. Tap dance classes or hip hop lessons, it’s ALL good. BDX is so WILD! If you’re looking for a super-awesome, no drama, positive energy dance school in Toronto, it don’t get much betterContinue reading “BDX Hip Hop Dance Studio In Toronto”

Do You Need Permission To Achieve Greatness?

Happy 2010 friends! Even though 2009 presented wonderful opportunities, I’m totally fired up about this year. I really am. My engines are revved like an Indy racecar zooming down the track. I want you to get excited about the vast, endless possibilities that will come through, because I KNOW you have passions other than whatContinue reading “Do You Need Permission To Achieve Greatness?”