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.

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Toe Drop

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

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Toe Knock

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

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Stamp/Flat

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

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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.

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Heel Toe, Toe Heel Traveling

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

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Flaps / Tap Steps

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

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Fresno

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

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Floating/Gliding

The illusion of gliding or floating needs smooth foot coordination.

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Waving

Learn to isolate different parts of your body and create the illusion of a wave.

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Up-Rock

Learn footwork and create a groove in between breaks.

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Pivot Turn

A pivot turn is a 180˚rotation step and consists of two moves.

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Pas de Bourrée

The pas de bourrée is a very common step in jazz dance and is used for transitions or traveling. They can stay "flat" or rotate.