Real Men…Tap Dance!
Men Ages 26 – 76
Saturdays, 11:15am – 12:15pm CANCELLED FOR FALL QUARTER
Tap Dance has had an historical impact on all dance forms. It springs from our African and Irish ancestors. Our feet are percussive instruments.
Some of the greatest tap dance stars were men. Think Gregory Hines, Gene Kelly, The Nicholas Brothers, Fred Astaire. Learn the basics, or brush up on skills, of this uniquely American art form rooted in African rhythms. It will improve balance and increase your ability to stay focused in the present moment.
- Sessions: 5 weeks (September 15 – October 13, 2018) Cancelled for Fall Quarter
- Cost: $65 for 5-week session
- Class Size: Minimum 5 required to run class.
- How to Register: Contact Gloria at (513) 541–7443.
About the Instructor: Gloria Esenwein
Gloria Esenwein is a dancer/teacher/choreographer and licensed massage therapist. Esenwein has taught modern, jazz, tap, and improvisation as a 25+ year member of the Cincinnati dance community. She has taught and led movement workshops for senior citizens, MRDD adults and residents of healthcare facilities. Her tap dance studies have included classes with Gregory Hines, Diane Walker, and Savion Glover. She organized the first celebration in Cincinnati, of National Tap Dance Day, and established Women of Sole, and The Step Sisters, local rhythm tap performing groups. She employs a call and response method in teaching, along with humor and tap history.