Beginner level classes' description

  • Themes

    • Posture and walk.
    • Pause.
    • Your partner: connection and embrace.
    • Pivots.
    • Music. Orquestas Típicas of the Golden Era.
    • Parallel, crossed system and sides. 
    • Ochos. 
    • Cadence and rhythm. 
    • Basic cross.
    • Stops.
    • Figures in Argentine Tango. 
    • Combining elements, improvisation and dialog between partners.
    • Social aspects of Tango. 
    • Other Argentine Tango rhythms: Milonga and vals.
  • Methodology

    • We work on technical details through exercises and drills.
    • We begin with the posture. It is comfortable, relaxed, and functional in relation to dancing embracing and embraced by a partner.
    • During the class we use a set of exercises to develop the moves and responses that you need to have in your body, in your muscle memory to be able to move harmonically with a partner in the situation of dancing at a milonga. These moves are connected to music.
    • We practice those exercises at the beginning of every class. The moves would not be integrated in you muscle memory without repeating them a few times at every class or practice for a period of time. When we practice these exercises in a class, our objective is not just to use them in that class, but to gradually incorporate them in your muscle memory, so they are available in your muscle memory for the classes you’ll take later.
  • No special requirements for your first class, regarding shoes and attire.

  • No partner needed for classes.

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Argentine Tango dance classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced level. Argentine Tango dance Private lessons. one to one Argentine dance lessons. Argentine Tango dance lessons for couples. Argentine Tango Milongas and workshops. San Francisco, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Orinda, Danville, San Jose, Cupertino, Campbell, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Milpitas. With Marcelo Solis at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.
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