Learn the basic dance steps and fundamentals, from the best dance teachers, across a variety of styles for any skill level.

Basic

Toe Drop

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

Basic

Toe Knock

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

Basic

Stamp/Flat

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

Basic

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.

Basic

Heel Toe, Toe Heel Traveling

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

Basic

Flaps / Tap Steps

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

Basic

Fresno

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

Basic

Floating/Gliding

The illusion of gliding or floating needs smooth foot coordination.

Basic

Waving

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

Basic

Up-Rock

Learn footwork and create a groove in between breaks.

Basic

Chassé

Chassé means "chased". It is a gliding step used for traveling or transitions, where one foot replaces the other. For a low chassé, keep the knees bent, and move at the same level. For a high chass...

Basic

Pivot Turn

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