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Thelma’s Tap Notes: Tap Into Life: A Guide to Tap Dancing for Adults

Thelma’s Tap Notes presents Tap into Life: A Guide to Tap Dancing for Adults.  This second book in the series is both a do–it–yourself for the adult learner as well as a guide for teachers. Three levels are offered with specific goals, the technique required to reach them, and hundreds of exercises and combos in 11 fundamental skill areas: Music Theory, Walking and Stepping, Rudiments, Ball Changes, Double Heels, Shuffles, Slaps and Flaps, Spanks, Paddle and Rolls, Time Steps, and Improvisation. In addition, detailed notes for the Shim Sham, Coles Stroll, and the B.S. Chorus are included as well as a Timeline of Tap History and bios of famous tap dancers. Video demonstrations of each exercise are available on

Tap Into Life: A Guide to Tap Dancing for Adults

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