5400 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
Whether you are a child or an adult, Contemporary Ballet Dallas has a tap dancing class for you. For children, they offer six different levels. Starting from first grade going through to adult, children are taught technique and performance skills. They learn alignment, coordination, flexibility, strength, endurance and rhythm. For adults, the classes help improve articulation of steps at a faster pace from beginner to intermediate and, in advanced tap, adults learn how to improve in your technique and rhythm, as well as increase the speed of the execution of your techniques.
3204 Skillman St.
Dallas, TX 75206
Held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Dallas between Mercedes and Monticello streets, Ms. Patti’s Dance Classes are a fun way to learn tap dancing. Ms. Patti has been a dance instructor in the Lake Highlands/Lakewood neighborhoods for over 25 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the field of dance and helps children and adults feel at ease in learning tap dancing. Her students learn coordination, get some exercise and might even enjoy a laugh or two.
3131 Custer Road
Plano, TX 75075
Gotta Dance offers lessons to children at little as age 3. Classes for 3- to 4-year-olds are combination classes that consist of 30 minutes of pre-ballet and 30 minutes of tap. This helps plant the seed of expressive movement, coordination and discipline. There are eight more levels for children all the way up to age 18 and then there are adult classes. The dress code is relaxed so that adults can feel comfortable trying something new without the concerns of stringent dress requirements.
635 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080
According to Toby’s School of Dance, the quickest and surest way of developing coordination and rhythmic ability is through tap dancing. Through their classes, they have reported that children that are trained in tap dancing develop self-discipline, are better enabled in math, sports, and social activities. Toby’s offers fun pre-school combination classes and that continue through into the adult classes.
7979 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75209
Park Cities Studios offers combination ballet/tap dance classes for children ages 3 to 5. For adults there are a variety of fun, high-energy classes that provide a great workout while learning coordination and rhythm. Through incorporating African-American and Irish-American folk dances to create contemporary American musical theater, students learn coordination and rhythm while enjoying a challenging and engaging workout.
1009 Cheek-Sparger Road
Colleyville, TX 76034
Dance Axiom offers beginners to advanced classes for children and even offers a hip hop/tap combo class for 5- to 7-year-olds. For parents that want to revisit their days as a youth, Dance Axiom offers drill team classes twice a month.