All You Need to Know About Tap Dance

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 25 May 2022 Last update: Saturday، 25 May 2024
All You Need to Know About Tap Dance

U.S. National Tap Dance Day is celebrated on May 25 to honor this type of dancing that is full of energy and happiness. Learn more about tab dance in the following article. 

What is Tab Dancing  

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor, it is a form that incorporates complex rhythmic step combinations and an expression of character through sound and body movements.   

Tab Dance include 2 major variations on tap dance exist:   

  • Rhythm (jazz) tap   

  • Broadway tap. (It focuses on dance; it is widely performed in musical theater).   

Interesting Facts About Tab Dance 

  • In the mid-1600’s, Scottish and Irish laborers brought social dances to America. 

  • The term “Tap” came into popular use as late as 1902. 

  • Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by a tapping sound. 

  • Steve Condos was the expert in rhythmic tap. 

  • Tap dancing originated in the United States and is thought to have begun in the mid-19th century.  

  • Tap is a fusion of dance styles. 

  • Tap dancing is Its own language, where you will learn various movements, combinations, and beats. 

  • Tap shoes began with pennies & nails. 

  • Tap dancing is a great form of cardiovascular exercise. 

How Long Does It Take to Learn Tap Dance? 

It could be a few weeks before you start to see progress and to feel comfortable in your shoes or with the rapid weight shifting that is a HUGE part of tap dancing. 

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