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Short Vine
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA


Jun 18, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022


11:15 am - 12:15 pm


$78 for 6-week session; $150 for both 6-week sessions

Tap Dance Basics

Saturdays, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Focus: Basic steps, vocabulary and rhythmic exercises/combinations/dances.

Tap dance has had a historical impact on all dance forms. It springs from our African and Irish ancestors. Our feet are percussive instruments. Tap dance provides a good cardiovascular workout and is a great stress releaser. Come learn some tap basics and lift your sole/soul!

  • Ages: 16 – 86
  • Session: 6 weeks (June 18 – July 23, 2022)
  • Cost: $78 per 6-week session. Tuition payable thru PayPal (gloriaesenwein@gmail) or check/cash
  • How to Register: Call instructor at (513) 541-7443 to sign up.

About the Instructor: Gloria Esenwein

Gloria Esenwein is a dancer/teacher/choreographer and licensed massage therapist. Gloria has just returned from Chicago’s Rhythm World and teacher training with Diane Walker, Bril Barret, Linda Sohl-Ellison and Jason Janas.  She is excited to share her inspiration with beginner and more advanced dancers!

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.


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