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”
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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?”
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.
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?”
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”
ANNOUNCEMENT: Adult Beginner Tap Dance Class For Toronto Area Residents
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”
NOTICE To Toronto Tap Dance Lovers
Love tap dance? This could be you. NOTICE To All Toronto Area Tap Dance Lovers: So you know how I love tap dance right? And know how I’m always providing cool opportunities for tap dancers to improve their skills? Well listen- the summer tap dance intensive I’m holding at BDX is in a month! BUT… Read theContinue reading “NOTICE To Toronto Tap Dance Lovers”
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”
Toronto Dance Updates at Byfield Dance Experience
Hey Toronto! Some cool dance updates for you… * 1.) Tap Dogs Audition at BDX! * 2.) New Beginner Hip Hop Classes * 3.) New Tap Dance Classes * 4.) Add To Your Playlist * 5.) BDX Rental Video = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Continue reading “Toronto Dance Updates at Byfield Dance Experience”