Tap I for Grown Ups

Ages 16 – 86

Saturdays, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

(If you have had tap shoes on and taken enough to know a shuffle from a flap, this class is for you!  If absolute beginner, see my class offering in the summer!)

COME DANCE OUTSIDE! 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 improve your tap skills through listening, learning vocabulary and finding YOUR rhythm!

  • Session: 4 weeks (July 18 – August 8, 2020)
  • Cost: $15 drop in, $52 for 4-week session
  • Location: Call instructor for details!
  • 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. 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.


Jul 18, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020


11:15 am - 12:15 pm


$52 for 4-week session
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