Tappy Toes- Nottingham

Tappy Toes-  nottingham

Dance classes for your baby or toddler in Mapperley, Burton Joyce and Sherwood.

Dance is proven to improve physical and cognitive development, and promotes mental health and well being.

Give your child a head start with Tappy Toes dance!

We offer weekly, 30 minute, dance and movement classes for ages 6 months to 5 years. You have the option of booking a three-week trial with us below, or you can book a space for the term (Terms run alongside the school terms). Classes work out at £6.50 per session. 

Please scroll further down the page to book your trial classes. 

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Scroll down to see the timetable for classes in and around the Nottingham area. Classes running in Sherwood, Burton Joyce and Mapperly, and coming soon to surrounding areas!

book the full term

Booking the full term incurs a one-off registration fee of £10, which includes your Tappy Toes T-shirt. This is in addition to the price shown in the table. Monthly direct debit option available at no extra charge (Just ask)!

book your trial

Please note: Trial classes must be taken consecutively from the date of booking and are non-refundable. One trial booking per child. £21

Book your one-off events and workshops below

Here you will find our one-off classes and events, including Summer drop ins, Christmas Parties, Easter Workshops and more.

About Julie

My name is Julie and I’m so thrilled to be the owner of Tappy Toes Nottingham! I’m so excited to start teaching all your lovely little ones and to meet you all! I'll be offering classes in Mapperley, Sherwood, Burton Joyce and surrounding areas. 

My Dance Background

I grew up in Hartlepool, a small town in the North- East and went to dance classes from the age of 3 at the Lena Whitelock School of Dance. I always had a great passion for dance and performing so at the age of 7 also joined the P and M Dance School to learn ballroom and latin dance too. I was soon competing all around the UK in amateur competitions -and even became a UK Under 16 Ballroom Champion in Blackpool with my dance partner. At 14 I became the youngest heat winner of the UK’s Saturday Night Fever Dance Championship- all the craze in those days!! I then did my teaching qualification and taught dance in my local dance school which I loved.

After moving to Nottingham in 1989, I felt I wanted to pursue my dance teaching further and so began teaching classes to adults in ballroom and latin- just like Strictly! Alongside this, I started up a business teaching fitness classes around Nottingham and even became a lecturer in fitness training, coaching potential instructors.

You can find out more about my dance journey and experience with early years teaching here

Finding Tappy Toes

I have arrived at the stage in my career where I want to work on a more flexible, part time basis with hours to suit myself. Can you imagine the delight when I found Tappy Toes – a career where I can mix my love of teaching young children with my passion for dance!! It’s the perfect next step for me and I hope for you and your little one too!!

Dance with me!

You can book a space for the term, or a three-week trial above. Classes running in Burton Joyce, Mapperley and Sherwood in Nottingham.