A recent interview with Al on The DanceBUG Show. We discuss how I got started, tips for dancers, and online tap dance lessons! Watch this video below for the full interview and tons of fun. =) Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? Connect with me here. ALSO: A great resource for danceContinue reading “The DanceBUG Show: Interview with Shawn Byfield”
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The DanceBUG Show: Tap Dance Judge Roundtable
On July 29th 2020, professional dance judges Nicole Dymianiw, Rob Jensen and Shawn Byfield give their advice for tap dance competitors. Plus, they share who their favourite performers are and WHY! Watch this episode, and take notes to get tips for your next competitive season. Need an event speaker, dance choreographer or personal coach? ConnectContinue reading “The DanceBUG Show: Tap Dance Judge Roundtable”
DANCERS: What Will You Do With Your TIME?
WHAT A TIME we’re living in huh? It’s truly a challenging time for EVERYONE, not just for you or I. People wonder how I’m still positive and I know many of you think I’m crazy. Trust me- I have my down moments. I struggle with my mistakes, my challenges, and our new global reality just likeContinue reading “DANCERS: What Will You Do With Your TIME?”
BEAT BATTLE: Tap Dance vs Beatbox… Who Won?
Toronto entertainer, actor and beatboxer a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL battles Toronto’s king of Tap Shawn Byfield This is footage from a few years ago, on television show Toronto Dances. Half the TV program featured yours truly. I’m collaborating with the amazing Sean “aka Subliminal” Mauricette. A fun shoot, and the entire show manifested a Gemini Award nominationContinue reading “BEAT BATTLE: Tap Dance vs Beatbox… Who Won?”
The Ugly Reality Check About Dancing In A Comfort Bubble
IMPORTANT STUFF! Click here to read it all larger… Taking a dance class in Toronto? Here’s terrific wisdom every dancer should take to heart. Apply to not just hip hop or tap dance class, but to every dance style you do. Get Info On Toronto’s Top Adult Dance Classes For BEGINNERS At Byfield Dance ExperienceContinue reading “The Ugly Reality Check About Dancing In A Comfort Bubble”
DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else
DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else TIP: Students that dance regularly in different styles are more versatile & learn quicker than those who only take the same class weekly. Moral of the story: Expand your skills by expanding your thinking & take a variety of dance classes weekly. Don’t stick to theContinue reading “DANCERS: How To NOT Be Boring Like Everyone Else”
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”
BDX Toronto July Update
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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”