Intermediate 1 Class Syllabus




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Attire: Please wear modest comfortable clothes (like a T-shirt and shorts/capris) you can move and sweat in. Pants shouldn't be too long, make sure you can see your feet and nothing interferes with the tap sounds. Bring your clogging shoes and a water bottle. Please tie hair back away from your face and do not chew gum during class.

Content: (flexible and subject to change)

Intermediate 1 Steps

Technique: Same as beginning level and . . .

  • Posture (shoulders back & down)
  • Drag/Slide & Bounce (dynamic, not flat)
  • Smooth Transitions Between Steps
  • Keep Balance During Direction Changes & Turns
  • Clear Tap Sounds
  • In Position for Figures (good spacing)


  • Warm Up: I Like to Move It --- Madagascar soundtrack
  • I Want You Back--Jackson 5
  • Knee Deep--Zac Brown Band
  • Figure Piece: Cuckoo's Nest--Nickel Creek; Chocktaw Hayride--Alison Krauss
  • Short Duet


  • Thread the Needle
  • Wind the Ball of Yarn
  • Do-si-do
  • Courtesy Turn
  • 4 Leaf Clover
  • Dive for the Oyster
  • Diagonals
  • Wave/Zig Zag