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Cindy Padgette leads the advanced tap class through technical dance steps Wednesday night at Etudes Too dance studio in Naples.  The popularity of tap class has grown in the two plus years Padgette has been teaching in the area.  She's performed professionally since graduating from college.  Michel Fortier/Staff

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Cindy Padgette leads the advanced tap class through technical dance steps Wednesday night at Etudes Too dance studio in Naples. The popularity of tap class has grown in the two plus years Padgette has been teaching in the area. She's performed professionally since graduating from college. Michel Fortier/Staff

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  • Cindy Padgette, foreground, has been teaching in Naples for approximately two years but she's a lifelong performer and singer who's returned to teaching.  She's one of several instructors teaching tap dance to an ever growing number of women in Southwest Florida.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Cindy Padgette leads the advanced tap class through technical dance steps Wednesday night at Etudes Too dance studio in Naples.  The popularity of tap class has grown in the two plus years Padgette has been teaching in the area.  She's performed professionally since graduating from college.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • The wooden floor vibrates under the flying feet and tap shoes of students and instructor working on technical dance steps at Etudes Too dance studio Wednesday night in what has become a popular class.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Students Greer White, left, and Larissa Sgarlato, center, perform a choreographed dance routine the group has been working on for some time.  Both perform in the ReCreation Tappers outside of class.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Greer White, foreground center, taps along with the rest of the class as they perform a choreographed routine at Etudes Too dance studio on Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  .  Michel Fortier/Staff

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