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How to Teach Yourself to Tap Dance

It's always best to take tap dancing lessons from a professional instructor. If there are no classes in your area, or you cannot afford lessons, it is possible to teach yourself to tap dance, if you are committed to doing it.

Are There Tap Dancing Classes In Your Area?

You can find out if there are any tap dancing classes near you by using our Tap Dancing Classes World Wide directory. If you learn about a tap dancing class not listed in this directory, please send a note to the email address on our Contact Us page so we can added it.

Resources for Teaching Yourself to Tap Dance

Buying Your First Tap Shoes:
BUYING GUIDE: Best Tap Shoes for Beginners
TAP SHOE MAKERS: Bloch - Capezio - Others

Buying a Tap Dancing Surface"
If you are teaching yourself to tap dance indoors at home, you will need to purchase a portable dancing surface to avoid damaging the floors in your home. If you plan to tap dance on cement outdoors, you will need a portable tap floor to avoid injuring your feet, legs, and joints. The surface can be as simple as a piece of plywood purchased from your local hardware store. You can also purchase a one of the specially made tap floors on the market:
Portable Tap Dancing Floors on the market.

Tap Dancing Tutorials:
There are many free, online tap dancing tutorials on the Internet, and there are also DVDs featuring lessons by expert instructors available for purchase.
FREE ONLINE: YouTube Tap Dancing Tutorials
FOR PURCHASE: DVDs by Professional Tap Instructors

Videos of Common Tap Dancing Steps:
Tap Dancing Steps A to Z

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