Tap dance is a percussive style of dance using the heels and toes of the feet to create interesting patterns of sound. The shoes worn for tap dance have metal taps on the balls of the feet and the heels to emphasise that sounds made by the dancer.
Tap has a huge history surrounding the style and is a fantastic form of rhythmical expression. Tap dance is often found in musical theatre shows.
Benefits of learning Tap dance include: Co-ordination, rhythm, concentration, cognitive development, musicality, and self - confidence.
Tap dance is great fun for children and adults of all ages. It provides a huge sense of accomplishment for students and it is really fun to learn such a widely recognised skill.