Stopping isn't the end---it's an opportunity! In this class, we'll look at paradas from the familiar to the exotic: how they're done, how to make them great, and why we love them.
In this class, we'll share our favorite moves for congested dance floors. These structures are adaptable for small spaces and can express multiple different musical dynamics.
Join Cristina and Homer as they introduce these life changing tango syncopations. It will change the way you listen and social dance to tango music forever.
From fundamental to more experimental, come have fun as we breath new life into these interesting, rhythmic, and dynamic movements!
TANGOFLEX® is the perfect flexibility training designed for EVERYONE including athletes, weightlifters, dancers, yoga, pilates & pole fitness practitioners. TANGOFLEX® focuses primarily on deep muscle flexibility that empowers self-reliance. It is the perfect complement to your daily routine. Fun for all levels, no experience required!
Please bring a towel and/or yoga mat.
From the ocho-parada to the ocho-cortado we will explore effective communication to enable independent follower embellishments.
This challenging technique class explores everything from the 4 corners of the feet to the elastic embrace. We will also cover our way of non-verbal communication and conclude with the blind tango challenge.
This all-level technique class will focus on the development of forward and backward crosses for leaders which can be applied in a variety of ways, including walking, turns, and enrosques. Must be willing to share basic lead/follow movements.
Just because something is simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. This class uses fundamental movements to create elegant, musical figures that work within the line of dance. These classic patterns are a fun and space-efficient way to re-imagine walking.
In this class, we’ll take a new look at a familiar figure. We'll explore how to lead and follow different versions of the ocho cortado. We’ll also consider how the music paves the way for different styling, embellishment, and rhythmic modifications and look at musical opportunities for different possibilities for rhythmic embellishments.
This class will explore playful rhythmic elements that will add variety and spice to your dance. We’ll practice leading, following, and embellishing one of the most common rhythmic motifs in tango music.