Learn to dance from our basic dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, across a variety of styles, including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups.

Exercises

Step, Cross, Groove

We will be using this exercise to work on weight transfers and combining different arm variations. By combining these two moves together, we get a great foundation for a basic step that you can do...

Exercises

Footwork and Chaînés

This across the floor footwork combination will help work on weight transfers while traveling. The addition of the chaîné turns adds a little more of a challenge.

Combinations

Alone

Throw a little sassiness into this jazz routine. Find nice wide leg positions to keep the movements grounded. Don't forget to breathe and have fun.

Combinations

Every Teardrop

This basic beginner jazz routine is sure to make you feel good. Find the joy in each movement. We are using changes in head positions to create dynamic looks. Find a wide stance and make your movem...

Steps

Toe Drop

This basic is about dropping your toe onto the floor using your body weight to enhance the sound.

Steps

Toe Knock

This basic shows how to execute a toe knock which you will be doing a lot of in Tap!

Steps

Stamp/Flat

A stamp or flat is about striking the floor with a well balanced foot.

Steps

Toe Heel Wiggle

This basic is a great way to explore the toe and heel drops with a twist. You will get used to using your body weight to give volume and life to your beats.

Steps

Heel Toe, Toe Heel Traveling

This basic is about connecting heel digs and toe drops into a forward and backward series of steps.

Steps

Flaps / Tap Steps

This step is about tapping the floor and then stepping onto it. A tap step is also known as a flap.

Steps

Fresno

The Fresno uses a lot of contractions and isolations of your muscles in order to create a popping effect in the body.

Steps

Floating/Gliding

The illusion of gliding or floating needs smooth foot coordination.