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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Average Cost of Tap Dance Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute tap dance lessons is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $32 and $125 per hour.

30-min $17
 
$40 average
$59
45-min $25
 
$55 average
$91
60-min $32
 
$75 average
$125

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute tap dance lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute tap dance lessons are 27% less expensive at $55, and 30-minute lessons cost 47% less at $40.

Curious how much tap dance lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best tap dance teachers .

Tap Dance Lesson Reviews from Students

Students are raving about their Tap Dance instructors on TakeLessons. Check out some of these recent reviews.

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Popular Tap Dance teachers

Ferlyn F.

San Diego, CA
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Tanya A.

Los Angeles, CA
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Amy G.

Glendora, CA
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About Ferlyn F.

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San Diego, CA

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My Teaching Credits:
Crenshaw Arts/Tech Charter High School
American Vive Dance Studios
King's Dance Center
CSU, Los Angeles

My Training Credits:
CSU, Los Angeles
Ardie Bryant

PLEASE NOTE: For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my profile.

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Angela February 1, 2017
· Ballet · In studio
Ferlyn was patient, accessible, friendly, and fun. I really loved her music selection, too.
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Maile J. November 23, 2016
· Ballet · In home
We are just starting. My granddaughter has some catching up to do because she is starting at 8 years, and she enjoyed her first lesson with Fergie very much. Fergie seemed to know just how much to teach her to make her best start.
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S N. November 1, 2016
· Piano · In home
Great Teacher with lots of patience.

About Tanya A.

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Los Angeles, CA
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Kids and beginner adults

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Maria May 24, 2017
· Hip Hop Dance · In studio
I've never had a dance lesson before and was pretty nervous about this but Tanya made me feel comfortable and I eventually relaxed and enjoyed myself!

Thanks again!!
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Michelle B. May 1, 2017
· Dance · In home
Excellent teacher! Great motivator, patient and kind!
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Olivia, S. March 5, 2017
· Dance · In home
Tanya was terrific
She arrived on time with no glitches and was able to get music playing and class started promptly.
She worked with my 16 year old daughter Olivia who had a great time, and they made plans for what they will be focusing on in the future. Tanya is a gifted dancer, but even better, she is a great teacher too. !

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Glendora, CA
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I've taken tap dancing for over 20 years, and performed in many tap musicals! I can show you basic steps well into the more advanced rhythm tapping, as well as poise and confidence as a tapper.

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Jasmine June 7, 2017
· Singing · In home
My lesson with Amy was awesome :) Looking forward to the next!
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Diane S. March 22, 2017
· Singing · In studio
I think we're off to a good start.
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Moniq S. March 14, 2017
· Singing · In studio
My daughter enjoyed her first lesson and is looking forward to the next one!

Nadia M.

Walnut, CA
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Carolyn M.

New York, NY
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Sara D.

San Diego, CA
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I totally enjoy the art of Tap...I've been taking tap for over 15years. I'm ready to start teaching you or your child some tap moves if you are!! Im still currently teaching all levels of tap to this day at a studio. My goal is to make the dancer feel they have achieved a genre of dance that they never thought they could ever learn. Tap can be very frustrating to learn because your making music with your feet, but I'm able to keep the student relaxed and laugh at themselves when they mess up (its not a big deal.....we all mess up)!! :). If you need either training just for technical education or a dance routine, I'm your girl for the job.!!

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Annette T. March 30, 2017
· Dance · In home
Amazing!!! I absolutely love my teacher Nadia!!! So gentle in her structions and pointers. Very attentive and focused. I feel comfortable to be learning and knowing it's ok when I lose counts or off beat. Recommend her to any beginners one on one lessons.
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Caren April 9, 2016
· Dance · In home
Nadia is by far the best dance instructor my daughter has ever had. Nadia has a great deal of knowledge and she cares about helping her students improve as dancers. She teaches them to have confidence and regardless of their current skills, she gives her students the tools they need to excel in dancing. I highly recommend her.
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Bransby W. March 8, 2016
· Hip Hop Dance · In home
Miss Nadia did an awesome job leading a group hip hop lesson! The girls loved it and learned a lot. Def will hire Miss Nadia again.

About Carolyn M.

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New York, NY

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Interested in dance lessons? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. With years of extensive dance training, she's had the opportunity to perform the original Broadway choreography in several major productions she has been a part of, her favorite being the tap spectacular "42nd Street." As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

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Sam July 17, 2017
· Singing · Online
Carolyn is an amazing teacher! As a beginning singer, she knows how to tailor lessons exactly to my needs. She does a spectacular job at accommodating the rock music style of singing I use in my song writing, recording, and performances, and is always clear about what's working for me and what I can improve, and how.

Furthermore, she has a strong song-writing and production background and has acted as a producer of sorts in the best way possible, challenging me to work outside of my comfort zone in order to help me package the music I've written into the best songs they could ever be.

She really knows what she is doing, is extremely personable, and I highly recommend her for anything music-related!
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Evan H. July 11, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Carolyn was fantastic. She was very focused on the voice and helping me find mine. I sang in college and for quite a while in my adult life in choirs both classical and jazz groups and she helped me to start the path of finding out what my voice really sounds like.
I had a fabulous time for the time I spent in New York studying with her.
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Brad K. June 16, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Carolyn is friendly, takes the lesson seriously and she explains herself very well. She's also very patient and really tries to make the lesson fun. Her high energy attitude really keeps the session moving and the time flew by. I'm looking forward to continuing to work with her and I would highly recommend her to anyone.

About Sara D.

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San Diego, CA
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You've seen it on Hit TV shows like America's Best Dance Crew, Dance Moms and So You Think You Can Dance, now it's YOUR TURN to learn how to tap!

All Ages Welcome! I have self-proclaimed I can teach anyone how to tap dance, young or old! You can be a total beginner or maybe you did it when you were younger and want to start again! You can!

Students can expect to start with the basics of tap dancing and basic rhythms if they have no previous experience. As the student progresses, more complex rhythms and steps will be taught. Class consists of a warm-up, steps done in the center and also combinations performed "across the floor". At minimum, one age-appropriate tap routine may be taught for the student to perform for fun or at an audition.

Classes offered online or in-person. Tap shoes are not required for my lessons, but are strongly encouraged as tap dance is all about making noise :)

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· Contemporary Dance · Online
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LeeAnn C. December 3, 2016
· Tap Dance · Online
I never cease to have fun when Sara and I get together to do our stuff! :)
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Kaitlin November 19, 2016
· Ballet · In home
We had a great first lesson! Sara gave me specific pointers on how to improve my strength for pointe.

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