Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department presents

Tap Dance with Thea

Tap dance for fitness and fun

Summer 2018 Class Session

Thursdays 6-7pm 

July 12 - August 23

at Arcadia Community Center

age 16+

$44/7 wks

class# SU18-4158

Join us for some easy, follow-along tap dance routines to classic show tunes, jazz standards, and new favorites. Beginners are welcome.  Class open to participants age 16 and up.  Tap shoes must be worn. 


Register online or in person through the City of Arcadia, Recreation and Community Services Department
375 Campus Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

New to tap dance?  No problem!  Beginners are welcome.  You'll just need to know a few dap dancing terms.  Here are some basic tap moves we will use:

Flaps - brush step (forward)
Back Flaps - brush step (backward)
Ball Change - step, step (alternating feet on the ball of the foot)
Hop - stays on same foot
Jump - changes feet
Shuffle - brush front, brush back
Touch - tap lightly (no weight change)

Most tap steps are done on the ball of the foot unless a heel is specified

Want some extra practice?  Here is a set of videos that may help.

 Need tap shoes?  Here are some places to find them:

Full Service (recommended):

The Red Shoes in Pasadena

1018 Mission St., #1

South Pasadena, CA 91030


open Mon-Sat 11am to 5pm 


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