Private lessons for couples, single students, and with two maestros. What to choose?
Private lessons are the way to learn to dance Tango and the subtleties of this art.
What is the most efficient way to take your private lessons?
- With a partner?
- With a teacher of the opposite role?
- With a teacher of the same role?
- With a master couple?
All the options are good.
1.1 Taking private lessons with a partner with one teacher:
1.2 Taking private lessons with a partner and with teachers in both roles (a master couple):
This set up is ideal; no cons.
2.1 Taking private lessons alone with a teacher in the opposite role:
It would be good for your teacher to have a chance to see you dance from the outside too.
2.2 Taking private lessons alone with a teacher in the same role:
You will be able to dance with your teacher, but it is overall not exactly the same as dancing with a partner of your opposite role.
2.3 Taking private lessons alone with teachers in both roles (a master couple):
This set up is ideal because you can dance with both of them, receive feedback from dancing with them, and from what they can see watching you dance.
Your best option is to set up a combination of all of these kinds of private lessons, including taking group classes and going to Buenos Aires with your teachers, since they are the ones who, being part of the Buenos Aires Tango scene, should introduce you to it.
Neither group classes nor private lessons alone will make you a good dancer.
You need both.
- If you take only private lessons, you make Tango a private relationship with your maestro, which is not enough to understand what is Tango.
- If you only take group classes, you are not going to get deep enough into the fine details of Tango to make you a good dancer.
To dance Tango you must be a good dancer.
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