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About Tap Dance Beginners (DA04 Spring)

Learn to tap dance by combining basic steps and sequences into short dance routines.

What will you learn on this course?

This course will introduce you to the basics of tap dancing. You will learn simple tap steps focusing on correct techniques. Each class will provide a combination of strong physical dance warm ups, technical learning of steps, and combining the skills you have learned into dance routines. The course also focuses on developing musicality and presentation techniques when you are dancing.

This course is an excellent way to improve your general fitness levels and you should notice an increase in stamina and strength in your legs. You will also develop better co-ordination and improved musical awareness and rhythmic skills.

MAC has an excellent sprung floor dance studio with mirrors and a view of the park.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners; no previous dance experience is needed as full instruction will be given. A great class for those just starting to tap or for anyone who may not have danced for a while.

At the heart of MAC is a focus on accessibility and inclusion. Please contact us to discuss your specific access needs. Tap Dancing is a high impact physical activity, especially on the legs. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support.

Do you need to bring anything?

Please bring your own tap shoes. You should also bring a water based drink to every session and wear suitable clothing that allows free movement. You should bring a warmer top to put on after the class.

Are there any additional costs?

You must supply your own tap shoes at your expense. These can be easily purchased online or from dance supply shops.

Who teaches this course?

Helen Mason

Dates and times

  • January – April 2025