They say a tango is mostly danced in the first 30 seconds. Have you ever wanted to start your tango dances with the perfect Beginning and complete them with an inspirational Ending? Discover the best way to set the right context for what’s to come, and delight your partner. Pauses will also be covered. A one off theme that shouldn’t be missed.
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31/05/2020 Beginnings & Endings special£12.00
24/05/2020 Milonga Lisa & Traspie: fun combinations£12.0024/05/2020 Milonga Lisa & Traspie: fun combinations
Join us this Sunday for an afternoon of Milonga lisa and traspie. We will play with the time signature and the phrasing, demonstrating how to make it high-spirited and lively. Fun fun fun!
17/05/2020 Musicality series: dancing to Francisco Canaro£12.00
Francisco Canaro: the name brings rich and beautiful tunes to mind, perhaps Poema or Invierno – the promise of a charming tanda with rich melodies. Canaro is famous for the time signature he used in a lot of his work, so join us to discover how to interpret it, and play with his tunes.We will introduce movements which are meant to highlight the fluidity and elegance of the songs.
10/05/2020 Musicality series: dancing with Anibal Troilo£12.00
Anibal Troilo: an incredible artist and composer, genius bandoneonist, profoundly marked tango with his rich and complex tunes, to the greatest pleasure of the dancers. However his flexible rhythm isn’t always easy to interpret, so we will explore how to put these beautiful songs to movement, with an emphasis on contrasts.
03/05/2020 Musicality: dancing on Di Sarli£12.00
We are absolute fans of Carlos Di Sarli, so we will give a workshop exploring how to interpret his music. True master of expertly mixing melodic and rhythmic tango, Carlos Di Sarli is a must in every milonga. What we will cover: (1) How to adapt movement to his work (2) Music structure and fraseo (3) How to interpret his songs and add contrast.
26/04/2020 VALS Primer: time signature and cadenas£12.0026/04/2020 VALS Primer: time signature and cadenas
Beginners, learn the basics of the tango vals. Intermediates: explore the vals time signatures and learn cadenas specifically designed for vals (no large space required).
19/04/2020 Dancing in Restricted Spaces I – the Cortado edition£12.00
Learn to dance in restricted spaces. When milongas get busy, it is a precious skill that will make you a better dancer, managing the area around you in a smooth a fluid way. This is part I of II: today - Beginners, learn the OCHO CORTADO – a fun and versatile step. Intermediates: explore how to use the cortado in rhythmical and restricted spaces. An eye opener showing how you can play with your cortado.
12/04/2020 Boleos Primer (Beginners & Intermediates)£12.00
Beautiful BOLEOS! Sometimes used as decorations, sometimes led, and sometimes even used by the leader as their own adorno! Learn the delicate art of the boleo and when to use them!
29/03/2020 Half giro (Beginners) & Detailed giros in depth (Intermediates)£12.00
Learn the secret art of the Giro! We start with beginners with the half giro, its simpler version. Intermediates will learn in depth Giro technique: both in terms of lead, and how to execute them. We will cover advanced technique, how to improve balance, precision in giros, time signature and musicality - and how to vary their shape and speed. Fun and deeply informative, both for solo dancers and couples alike!
05/04/2020 CROSSES VARIATIONS Beginners + Intermediates£12.00
Front and back crosses, but not as you know them! Add style and novelty to your crosses, in speed, direction and add some adornos. Trust us, you will love your ‘cruce’ again! The first half will explore the cross for beginners, and the second half will push the envelope into new territory. Usable for the dance floor!