Tap dance is creating a rhythm using the feet.

On the shoes you have 2 pieces of metal, one at the ball of the feet, and one on the heel.


The body is in a different alignment than to ballet. 

Shoulders over knees, over toes, and a nice bent to the knee.


Footloose Use the Imperial Society of teachers of Dancing for examinations:


Pre Primary Class exam                Age 5

Primary Class exam                       Age 5

Grade 1                                              Age 6

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Intermediate                                    Age 13


Gold Star                                            Age 12 - 17

Pop tap tests and adult medals     Age 14

Tap awards                                       Age 9