Tap Dance

Tap Dance Classes are fun and energetic. Our engaging environment makes us the best tap dance school around.

Our instructors provide a healthy and enjoyable learning environment and allow the students to experience a feeling of mastery in each level. It is a style that readily adapts to meet the demands of any choreographer, any company, and any style of movement.

Tap Classes at Kick Dance Studios!

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Tap-n-Twirl Ballet Tap Combo – Kick’s Tap-n-Twirl classes are a great way for our young students to come experience 2 styles of dance!  These 45 minute classes split time between two classic dance forms,   ballet and tap.  During class, they will learn the fundamentals and terminology of basic ballet and tap through technique, games, choreography…and fun!  Kick  classes also explore dance movement and creative interpretation and encourage our young dancers to realize the joy of dance!

Tap 1– This class emphasizes the development of tap technique & terminology with an introduction to various styles of tap. Students will explore coordination, single time steps, beginning turns, short combinations, and showmanship along with rhythm and timing within a wide range of musical accompaniment. Class may use the  “tap barre” and progresses to center floor combinations and repetitive exercises, instilling a strong foundation for the beginner tapper.

Tap 2– This class continues the development of tap technique & terminology. Students will further develop skills including musicality and sound clarity with an added focus on increasing speed, and developing style. Intermediate level tappers should expect to learn double and triple time steps, 3 & 5 beat riffs, pull-backs, pick-ups, more advanced turns, as well as more intricate rhythms. Class may use the  “tap barre” and progresses to center floor combinations and repetitive exercises, instilling a strong skillset for the intermediate tapper.

 Tap 3/4/5 – These classes continues the development of tap technique & terminology. Students will further develop skills including musicality and sound clarity with an added focus on increasing speed, and developing style. Advanced level tappers should expect to master double and triple time steps, traveling time steps, 4 & 6 beat riffs, double pull-backs, pick-ups, more advanced turns, as well as more intricate rhythms and improvisation. Class may use the “tap barre” and progresses to center floor combinations and repetitive exercises, instilling a strong skillset for the advanced tapper.