Tap dance is a style that uses the sounds of tap shoes striking the ground as a form of percussion and timing. The sound is made by shoes that have metal taps on the heel and toe. Each part of the shoe makes a particular beat and sound, allowing the dancer’s foot and shoe to essentially act as a drum. The two variations of Tap are Rhythm (Jazz) and Broadway.  Rhythm tap focuses on musicality, and practitioners consider themselves to be a part of the Jazz tradition. Meanwhile, Broadway tap focuses on dance, and is widely performed in musical theater.

Tap dancing is a fun style of dance that anyone can learn, regardless of previous dance experience. The benefits of tap dance include increased cardiovascular conditioning, strength, flexibility, and coordination.

Who is it for

Tap dance classes are available for all ages, beginning at 5 years old.

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Avery Dupuis

Dance Teacher (Jazz, Acro, Tap, Musical Theatre, AAPP)

Claude Labuschagne

Dance Teacher (Contemporary, Jazz, Tap)


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