tap dance in Kansas City

Adult Dance & Fitness

Tap Dance

Tap Dance in Kansas City

KCB School’s Adult Dance & Fitness is passionate about helping you to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle.

Our high-quality classes appeal to the diversity of our community. We offer classes that are current and cutting edge for everyone from the beginner to the more advanced participant and strive to provide a meaningful, enjoyable, and memorable experience every time. Classes are designed for teens and adults with varying levels or no experience, who are interested in the fun and fitness of dance. Classes are drop-in style and meet weekly. Students may attend any or all of the classes that suit their interest or level of ability.


Tap Dance Classes

What is Beginning Tap?

Class Length: 1 Hour

Learn the basics of tap in a fun and friendly environment.

What is Intermediate Tap?

Class Length: 1 Hour

This class will transition you from a beginner to an intermediate tapper. Pre-requisites include; knowledge and proper execution of the difference between a “flap” and a “shuffle”; the basic soft shoe, and confidence to move up to the next level. Classwork will include various time steps and breaks; development into the more advanced soft shoe; heel and toe drop, paddle and roll.

What is Advanced Tap?

Class Length: 1 Hour

This quick-paced class is challenging with a mix of tap styles: soft shoe, Broadway, and contemporary rhythm. Pre-requisites include Time Steps (Single Rhythm, Double Rhythm, Triple Rhythm, Soft shoe, Waltz Clog, and Military), Cramp roll, Paddle and roll, Riffs (4 counts, 5 counts, 6 counts), Shim Sham. If you are not familiar with any of the steps above, with prior tap experience, you should be able to pick it up in one session.

What is Silver Tap?

Class Length: 1 Hour

For dancers ages 60+. Remember that tap class you had growing up? Want to learn how to tap dance? Grab a pair of tap shoes and join us! Tap shoes are required for this class.

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KC Ballet is always adding new classes to our lineup. Check out our current schedule to find the class that works best for you!



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