Twice a month we offer a “‘Taste of Tango” for totally beginners for just $10. You will get a 45 minute class introducing you to the basic fundamentals of tango. It is guaranteed you will be dancing at the end of the class. It is a good way to start out with tango for those that have never danced it before.
Beginner Fundamentals for Tango Salon
This is an 8 week course, divided into Beginners Level 1 and Beginners Level 2. Level 1 and 2 classes are offered each month. You will learn the basic fundamentals, elements, musicality and common structures of tango–all the tools you need to be able to go out and dance. Topics will include posture, embrace, couple connection, walking, navigation, dance etiquette, musicality and change of dynamics described in our Learn Argentine Tango system. Also taught will be common structures like “la baldosa”, “paso basico”, back and forward “ochos”, “paradas”, “arrastres”, “ganchos”, “boleos”, “quebrada”, “giros”, “adornos” and all the basic combinations of them. Our instructors will provide individual attention to ensure you have a solid foundation before you go to the next level.
At this level, you will explore more elements and basic structures. The power of the “paso basico” as an eight position system will be taught in order, so you understand how to connect different basic tango structures. In this level, you will develop balance, coordination and confidence on the dance floor. Emphasis will be on navigation and creativity strategies.
In this level you will learn: Molinetes, entradas, sacadas & embelisments.
This is where the fun begins. Very advanced material will be covered with emphasis on creativity, speed and precision. You will learn planeos, sacadas, enrosques, patadas, sharp embellishments and more. At this level, it is mandatory to have good fundamentals, balance, coordination, musicality and knowledge of all basic elements and structures of tango.
Tango de Barrio (Tango Orillero)
There are three rhythms in the tango family: tango, milonga and vals. Milonga is a fast and happy dance and vals is waltz done with tango steps. This class shows the student how to work with the music and adapt his or her sequences to the both milonga and vals in the same class. There are two teachers in this class. One of them, attending to the beginners and pre-intermediate level students and another for the intermediate-advance level students
Tango de Varones
Tango Tricks (Tango Fantasia)
Ever dreamed of being on stage like dancers from Forever Tango? This is the place to do it. Learn exciting choreographies for performances with our performance group. Here tango is taken to a whole new level with lifts, spins, tricks and drops. Don’t miss it!
No tango dance experience is required.
Experience from any kind of dance, or any kind of body training is recommendable.
A partner is required for this class. Partners with the same height of hips is recommendable. We do not match partners.
Every two months we do auditions to incorporate new students. The best students will have the opportunity to perform in several events and shows around the city produced by Sergio Segura Tango Productions.
Open Role Dancing
Tango with no gender. For those who want to explore the other role, this is the class for you. Women can lead, men can follow, two women can dance together, two men can dance together, it’s all free! This is a recreational class with a lot of tango games. All levels are welcome. Here the idea is to have fun while learning both roles in a relaxing way, developing creativity and playfulness. Our experience shows that students attending this class learn two times faster. This is a class preferred by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community and also by straight people who want to explore the opposite role.