Learn to dance from our tap dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, including combinations, exercises and warm-ups for any skill level.

Exercises

Paradiddley

This exercise is a mixup of paradiddles and paddles. Starting in fours and moving to singles. A great exercise for well balanced beats sustained with ease.

Combinations

From The Sea

This is a fast combination, but once you have it, it is loads of fun to do. Listen carefully as your feet and rhythms interact with the music. Take it slow at first and master the weight changes an...

Exercises

Step Heel

This exercise is good for articulation of the feet, weight change, and can be used as a speed exercise as well.

Exercises

Rhythm Layering 3

This exercise is all about exploring rhythms and how much you can benefit from working with a partner to exchange ideas and rapport.

Combinations

Three Little Birds

With this combo really work on keeping your feet nice and even, don't rush! It contains basic tap vocabulary which is needed from basic to advanced. It's funky so use your upper body and enjoy!...

Combinations

PJ & Rooster

This is a fun number with a nice uptempo swing feel. This is your chance to work on your tap steps, tap draw ins, heel picks toes, toe heels and paradiddles. Just dig your feet in and have some fun...

Exercises

Rhythm Layering 2

This exercise is all about exploring rhythms and how much you can benefit from working with a partner to exchange ideas and rapport.

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.