Our class is a great way to improve your balance and coordination while learning rhythm and musicality to a great soundtrack of swing, jazz, funk and soul.
No prior dance experience needed as our amazing instructor will keep the routines as easy or challenging as you need.
Teacher: Pirita Tuisku
She has been working as a dancer, choreographer and teacher in Finland as well as in Scotland, in places like Surraa Productions, Oulu Dance Academy, Dance Base, Neu Reekie, Edinburgh International Festival and Neo Productions.
Pirita has also been a visiting teacher for National School of Arts, Moving into Dance, Mophatong and Jozi Youth Dance Academy in South Africa. The last project she worked on as a dance artist was in Hong Kong.
As a versatile artist, she has over a decade of experience working in different fields in dance, her passion is to create work that will engage with audiences, emerge with different art forms, and bring alive topics from daily life.
Her main dance practise in in Contemporary dance, but she has trained in many other styles as well from Street styles to Latin styles.
She mostly now teaches Contemporary dance, Reggaeton, Latin styles and Fusion classes. From her classes she hoped to get people inspired, sweaty and full of positive energy!
Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes.
If this is your very first tap class, we recommended wearing shoes with are hard sole, for the first class or two before purchasing tap shoes. Don’t forget your bottle of water!
Join us in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket for Tap Beginners!