Toronto Celebrates NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY 2013 …And Why This Award-Winning Choreographer Gives FREE Tap Dance Classes To The Public Toronto, ON: Time to grab your tap shoes. Because on Saturday May 25th, dancers across the city will eagerly celebrate National Tap Dance Day. The date honours the birthday of famous tap dancer and filmContinue reading “Celebrate National Tap Dance Day in Toronto With Free Tap Classes”
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Tap Dance To Raise Awareness For Autism
On Tuesday May 17th, I was honoured to be a tap dancing headliner for The Autists– a high-profile art auction created to raise funds and support for the Geneva Centre for Autism. The event was curated by celebrated Canadian artist Charles Pachter. Ralph Benmergui of CBC and JazzFM fame, hosted the evening. Canada’s top jazzContinue reading “Tap Dance To Raise Awareness For Autism”
INSPIRATION: Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011
Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011 is here! Click the PASSION cover image above to get the magazine. Starting now, we’ll be sharing our PASSIONS for life, dance and friendships on a seasonal basis. DXM always has current news, useful tips, motivating words of wisdom, and personal interviews that you’ll relate to. This month… ANDContinue reading “INSPIRATION: Dance Experience Magazine – SPRING 2011”
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”
What Do Real Toronto Dance Students Have To Say?
What Are BDX Toronto Dance Lessons REALLY Like? Don’t take my word for it… Here’s what real Toronto dance students have to share about classes at BDX – Byfield Dance Experience (Yes, they are REAL dance students, unscripted.) They shed a few thoughts on our super-fun tap dance and hip hop dance lessons. Good to know!Continue reading “What Do Real Toronto Dance Students Have To Say?”
BDX Tap Dance Warmup
BDX Toronto Tap Dance Warmup I call this tap dance exercise “Can You Dig It!” It focuses on dig heels, weight transfer, pattern recognition, syncopation, and variations in the pattern when switching to other sides. Slow the tap exercise down if you’re a beginner tap dancer or speed up the exercise to challenge your advancedContinue reading “BDX Tap Dance Warmup”
What Is BDX Toronto Dance Studio’s Schedule?
Guess what Toronto… We’re opening tomorrow! Click the image for a larger calendar. I’ll post the October schedule end of this month. Click HERE to learn more about BDX (Byfield Dance Experience) and the Toronto dance classes we offer. Even though it’s still a little rough in the space, it’s finally time for some fun.Continue reading “What Is BDX Toronto Dance Studio’s Schedule?”
How To Tap Dance: TV Segment On Living In Toronto
Hey gang, This is a segment from CBC’s daytime show LIVING IN TORONTO. Click this link or the pictures to watch: http://www.cbc.ca/livingintoronto/2007/11/tap_dancing.html I gave the host Mary Ito a beginner tap dance lesson. She was so awesome! You’ll see two of my students Kyle and Rebecca in the show too. Click the pictures to watchContinue reading “How To Tap Dance: TV Segment On Living In Toronto”