R.M.E. Beginners' and New Dancers' page

Welcome to Rocky Mountain Express!

We're so excited you are ready to clog with us! We're

Here some important things you need to know about starting clogging at RME.
TO REGISTER WITH RME, SIMPLY FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW.

RME is owned, directed and taught by Greg and Maria Tucker. We have won over 20 National Clogging Championships in individuals, duets and teams. We are both members of the Clogging Hall of Fame and have been dancing and clogging for over 25 years each. We both began teaching in the 1980's and eventually started our own studio called Rocky Mountain Express in 1998. We have toured and competed all over the world! Each year it gets better and better!

September Beginning Classes
NEW SEPTEMBER BEGINNING CLASS! Ages 6-12
Our Beginning class starting in September will be Thursdays from 6:00-6:45 pm. It costs just $35/month, and the class will perform at least 4 times throughout the year. We get costumes for each team class which usually cost between $35 and $70, and the dancers will use these costumes throughout the year. We even use them sometimes for two years in a row, so keep them looking nice. Each dancer is required to purchase a RME T-shirt and clogging shoes. (refer to clogging shoes below).

September Beginning Classes.
NEW SEPTEMBER BEGINNING CLASS! Ages
4-5
Our Minis Beginning class starting in September will be Wednesdays from 3:45-4:15 pm. It costs just $30/month, and the class will perform at least 4 times throughout the year. We get costumes for the class which usually cost between $35 and $70, and the dancers will use these costumes throughout the year. We even use them sometimes for two years in a row, so keep them looking nice. Each dancer is required to purchase a RME T-shirt and clogging shoes. (refer to clogging shoes below).

We also will start a 2nd class for ages 6-12 as the first fills up that will start at 6:45-7:30 pm on Thursday night. We have an option to hold a class on Wednesday nights if there is enough demand for it. ENTER FORM BELOW TO REGISTER

NEW JANUARY BEGINNING CLASS! Ages 6-12
Our Beginning class starting in January will be Thursdays from 6:45-7:30 pm. It costs just $35/month, and the class will perform at least 4 times throughout the year. We get costumes for each team class which usually cost between $35 and $70, and the dancers will use these costumes throughout the year. We even use them sometimes for two years in a row, so keep them looking nice. Each dancer is required to purchase a RME T-shirt and clogging shoes. (refer to clogging shoes below).

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We will start off the year with an open house to allow you to come see the studio, meet your teacher, meet Greg and Maria, and get everything you need including shoes, shirts, and get measured for costumes. Our 2013 Open House will be held August 24 from 10-12 pm. Studio Address is 1200 North 415 West in Orem, UT. We are in Studio A.

Classes start the the week of Aug 26.  (Additional details about RME after registration form below).

How do you register?
Are you ready for the most fun in your life? Let's get you signed up! Simply fill out the form below. After filling it out, you will be sent an E-mail confirmation within 24 hours. Once you receive that, you are all signed up! Your place is reserved in the class and we will be so glad to see you dance! Join us at our Open House and we'll get you everything you need. After the form below are additional details and answers to questions you might have.

We are having trouble with our online registration form below.

To register, simply Email us at rmexpress@gmail.com. Include your name, your dancers' name, your Email and your telephone number and we will get you in the new class!
We will also get you all the latest info and get you all ready to dance!

 

 

 

 

 

More things to know about RME...

Hi and welcome to Rocky Mountain Express!

 

    We're glad you are interested in clogging with us and want to answer all your questions and get you dancing!

 

Here's some basic things about our studio along with a lot of the guidelines after that.

 
 
BEGINNING CLASSES
    We normally have three times in the year when we start new beginners. September (the new year), January, and June. We can take as many as possibly in September and continue to add classes as needed. In January, we usually fill one class and in June we fill one class as well. These classes can fill fast, so it is best to get on the list. Those that start in June, we try and get up to level two in June and July (we take August off) and start them in September in the higher level.
 
AGE STARTING
    We normally start cloggers at age 4 in our Minis class. It teaches basic movements and begins to introduce clogging steps. Once cloggers are age 6, they move to our beginning classes. Beginning classes are for ages 6-12. Dancers older than that who want to start clogging usually get private lessons and start in a higher class. Our Minis class of 4-5 year olds fills extremely fast and caps at 10. Register early for it. 
 
CLASS SIZES
    We try and keep our classes to 8-12 dancers at a time. We have some classes as large as 16. Usually this is a more advanced class or one that has several family and friends trying to stay together.
 
TUITION
    Our tuition is $35/month for a 45 minutes class. We meet once a week and most often meet 4 times a month. However, we charge the full tuition every month as some months have less than 4 and some will have more. Our policy is that a 9 month course is $315 (9 times $35) and you can pay it all at once or $35 every month. If you miss a week, we ask you to still pay full as it is a lot of tracking to see who is there and adjust tuition. If you are gone most of the month, talk to us and we can work something out. Our year goes September through May with June and July being our fun summer workshops!
 
LOCATION
    We are located at 1200 North 415 West Studio A in Orem. (We are located on State Street and 1200 North, behind the Autozone.)
 
REQUIREMENTS
    Every dancer is asked to be to class each week. And attend performances and competitions when asked. We understand things come up, but the best dancers are those in class and on stage. Each class (except our first years) compete twice a year (once in March at Thanksgiving Point and once in May at Nationals at Lagoon). Each class usually has 2 shows in December (we have a large parents show around Christmas) and 2 shows in the spring including our huge Spring Spectacular (we often have around 1,000 people attending! It's a lot of fun! Each dancer is required to purchase a costume (see below) and a studio T-shirt usually around $13-$17.
 
COSTUMES
    Each class has a costume for the entire year. Usually costs range from $30-$80 and they wear it to all shows and competitions (often from 3-10 times a year!). And we often use costumes for 2-3 years, so take care of it and the next year you may get to use it again, or sell it to another team.
 
SHOES
    We have lots of used shoes at the studio for sell. You are welcome to come and see if any of them fit. If you would like new shoes, you can buy them at Backstage Dancewear in South Jordan (801-446-0192). We often suggest beginners get WHITE canvas shoes (similar to what Keds used to look like - a leather or canvas shoe) and put taps on them. Shoes can be found at Wal-mart, Shopko, Target and taps are located at the Village Shoemaker at State Street and Center Street in Orem. Tell them the Tucker's sent you - He'll give you a great deal! You do not need shoes your first day in class, but it really helps. We don't use the shoes that have a strap on them anymore, we use only those with shoe laces.
 
PHILOSOPHY
    Our philosophy is simple. Clogging is fun and we love to perform, compete and have a great time! As much a social activity as a talent development, clogging allows us to have a great time while traveling, winning, and getting all dancers on stages all around. We believe it is important to perform so dance is enjoyed and to compete so dance is excelled. We also do all we can to make clogging fun. Just come to one of our classes!
 
COMMUNICATION
    Because we are a little busy at times (we teach our studio, we run America On Stage - the competition circuit here in the west) and run BYU's clogging program, we are often on the run. E-mail is easiest to reach us. We send out a newsletter each month with information required and a statement of all charges and payments on it. You are welcome to call us, but E-mail is always easiest for us (hence why you are reading this now!) We send out information by E-mail, text messages, updates on our website, updates on facebook, and by notes in class. Someway, we will get you the information!
 
TEACHERS
    We have the best teachers. All of them are National Champions and all very talented.
 
SIGNING UP!
    Want to get started? Simply let us know when you want to start (Sept, Jan, or June) and we just need your children's info:
Name, Mom's name, Birthday, Address, Telephone Number, Cell Number (in case of emergencies), and E-mail address from the form above.
 
HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
    Just ask - again E-mail is best! Contact us by E-mail (click here - rmexpress@gmail.com) or by phone 801-224-8334
 
Thanks for your interest and we can't wait to get you on stage!
 
Greg and Maria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance with RME Registration Form

Dancer's first name   Home Phone
Dancer's last name   Mom's Cell (for Emergencies)
Mom's Name   Dancer's Cell (optional)
Dancer's Birthday      
      Mom's E-mail
Address   Dancer's E-mail (optional)
City      
State    
Zip      


     

After submitting registration, you will receive a confirmation E-mail within 24 hours that you are all signed up with RME! Yeah!

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More things to know about RME...

Hi and welcome to Rocky Mountain Express!

 

    We're glad you are interested in clogging with us and want to answer all your questions and get you dancing!

 

Here's some basic things about our studio along with a lot of the guidelines after that.

 
 
BEGINNING CLASSES
    We normally have three times in the year when we start new beginners. September (the new year), January, and June. We can take as many as possibly in September and continue to add classes as needed. In January, we usually fill one class and in June we fill one class as well. These classes can fill fast, so it is best to get on the list. Those that start in June, we try and get up to level two in June and July (we take August off) and start them in September in the higher level.
 
AGE STARTING
    We normally start cloggers at age 4 in our Minis class. It teaches basic movements and begins to introduce clogging steps. Once cloggers are age 6, they move to our beginning classes. Beginning classes are for ages 6-12. Dancers older than that who want to start clogging usually get private lessons and start in a higher class. Our Minis class of 4-5 year olds fills extremely fast and caps at 10. Register early for it. 
 
CLASS SIZES
    We try and keep our classes to 8-12 dancers at a time. We have some classes as large as 16. Usually this is a more advanced class or one that has several family and friends trying to stay together.
 
TUITION
    Our tuition is $35/month for a 45 minutes class. We meet once a week and most often meet 4 times a month. However, we charge the full tuition every month as some months have less than 4 and some will have more. Our policy is that a 9 month course is $315 (9 times $35) and you can pay it all at once or $35 every month. If you miss a week, we ask you to still pay full as it is a lot of tracking to see who is there and adjust tuition. If you are gone most of the month, talk to us and we can work something out. Our year goes September through May with June and July being our fun summer workshops!
 
LOCATION
    We are located at 1200 North 415 West Studio A in Orem. (We are located on State Street and 1200 North, behind the Autozone.)
 
REQUIREMENTS
    Every dancer is asked to be to class each week. And attend performances and competitions when asked. We understand things come up, but the best dancers are those in class and on stage. Each class (except our first years) compete twice a year (once in March at Thanksgiving Point and once in May at Nationals at Lagoon). Each class usually has 2 shows in December (we have a large parents show around Christmas) and 2 shows in the spring including our huge Spring Spectacular (we often have around 1,000 people attending! It's a lot of fun! Each dancer is required to purchase a costume (see below) and a studio T-shirt usually around $13-$17.
 
COSTUMES
    Each class has a costume for the entire year. Usually costs range from $30-$80 and they wear it to all shows and competitions (often from 3-10 times a year!). And we often use costumes for 2-3 years, so take care of it and the next year you may get to use it again, or sell it to another team.
 
SHOES
    We have lots of used shoes at the studio for sell. You are welcome to come and see if any of them fit. If you would like new shoes, you can buy them at Backstage Dancewear in South Jordan (801-446-0192). We often suggest beginners get WHITE canvas shoes (similar to what Keds used to look like - a leather or canvas shoe) and put taps on them. Shoes can be found at Wal-mart, Shopko, Target and taps are located at the Village Shoemaker at State Street and Center Street in Orem. Tell them the Tucker's sent you - He'll give you a great deal! You do not need shoes your first day in class, but it really helps. We don't use the shoes that have a strap on them anymore, we use only those with shoe laces.
 
PHILOSOPHY
    Our philosophy is simple. Clogging is fun and we love to perform, compete and have a great time! As much a social activity as a talent development, clogging allows us to have a great time while traveling, winning, and getting all dancers on stages all around. We believe it is important to perform so dance is enjoyed and to compete so dance is excelled. We also do all we can to make clogging fun. Just come to one of our classes!
 
COMMUNICATION
    Because we are a little busy at times (we teach our studio, we run America On Stage - the competition circuit here in the west) and run BYU's clogging program, we are often on the run. E-mail is easiest to reach us. We send out a newsletter each month with information required and a statement of all charges and payments on it. You are welcome to call us, but E-mail is always easiest for us (hence why you are reading this now!) We send out information by E-mail, text messages, updates on our website, updates on facebook, and by notes in class. Someway, we will get you the information!
 
TEACHERS
    We have the best teachers. All of them are National Champions and all very talented.
 
SIGNING UP!
    Want to get started? Simply let us know when you want to start (Sept, Jan, or June) and we just need your children's info:
Name, Mom's name, Birthday, Address, Telephone Number, Cell Number (in case of emergencies), and E-mail address from the form above.
 
HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
    Just ask - again E-mail is best! Contact us by E-mail (click here - rmexpress@gmail.com) or by phone 801-224-8334
 
Thanks for your interest and we can't wait to get you on stage!
 
Greg and Maria

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