Loose Ankle Tap® ...
You finally found tap dancing from
the inside out.
Loose Ankle Tap® technique has been developed and taught by
Rosie Radiator at theTap Dance Center and the Tap Dance Room in San Francisco since 1973 Home of the San Francisco Supershuffle™
loose ankle tap is the missing link in tap dancing."
Dance Teacher Now Magazine
"Rosie's loose ankle tap dance is the very best I have ever seen."
"Rosie's loose ankle
tap is amazing."
"Rosie's supershuffle is the first new thing I’ve seen in thirty years…"
is ancient and cutting edge, I recommend this to serious tappers."
the future of tap."
Loose Ankle Tap® is the way to learn to tap or
to increase your tap skills. It gives teachers the tap technique tools they need to create winning tap
programs. It also provides clients with Supershuffle© choreography.
Dancers and teachers learn how to trick their bodies back into natural accidents of released movement as they produced
all the original shuffles,riffles,walking riffs and much more.
Loose Ankle Tap®
blows your mind and frees your body.
When you relax your feet and ankles the
your body takes over and you feel how the sounds are actually caused.
You feel the spiraling undulations that flip out deeply relaxed legs
and you immediately realize
brushes do not equal a shuffle.
You discover that effortless tap dancing is an amazing musical accident of the human body. It uses an ancient physical
pathway originally discovered by untrained dancers who never could tell us exactly how it was actually done. Some
of them were the most famous tap dancers in the world and were self taught. Loose Ankle Tap® is the
physical technique that they used, by feel, to produce the fast effortless accidental sounds that nobody sees and everybody
Loose Ankle Tap® is the technical use
of in balance isolations and trigger points that naturally trigger the basic moves and sounds in
All of the most basic moves
are found in your natural walk. These natural comfortable isometric movements of
the body combined with the deep relaxation of the lower leg produce effortless shuffles, riffles, brush steps, walking
riffs and much more. Your style is released through relaxed feet and ankles.
Loose Ankle Tap® is a state of mind with the clear technique to support
Is Loose Ankle Tap® for you?
Year round Loose Ankle Tap® training classes are designed
absolute beginning, and highly accomplished continuing adults in San Francisco CA.
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5 Day Intensive Supershuffle Workshops in July are for performers
and teachers who come from throughout the world.
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Classes and workshops in
San Francisco are taught at the
Tap Dance Room
at the Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa st
San Francisco 94110
( free comfortable professional state of the art tap shoes provided )