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Dance Lessons in Cranbrook by Suenos Tango
You are listening to "Santa Maria" by Gotan Project

Beginning Tuesday, Jan 16/18 - An 8 week course for beginning/ intermediate Tango Dancers
  • Venue - East Side Mario's, Cranbrook
  • Tuition - $40/person, or register as a couple and get $10 off ($70 per couple).
  • Each Class is 1 1/2 hour long followed by optional 1/2 hour practice.
  • By the completion of this course, we expect that you will be able to dance Tango on the social dance floor.
  • The music used in this course will be downloadable from suenostango.ca

contact Dennis or Sharlene Parker (250) 426-9452
tango@cintek.com

 

Course Syllabus (may vary for intermediate dancers)
Lesson summaries will be posted on the web

Week One
  1. introduction to tango music and the tango walk
  2. the 8 count basic including...
  3. Walk to the cross
  4. Front Ocho (figure eight)
  5. Show us what you have learned
 
Week Two
  1. Review/Tango Talk
  2. Finesse for the lead and follow
  3. Parallel and Cross mode.
  4. Back Ocho (figure eight)
  5. Show us what you have learned
Week Three
  1. Review/Tango Talk
  2. More on lead and follow
  3. Back Boleo with Spiral Cross
  4. Molinette (windmill)
  5. Show us what you have learned
Week Four
  1. Review/Tango Talk
  2. Ganchos (hooks)
  3. Paradas (the stop)
  4. Show us what you have learned
Week Five
  1. Review/Tango Talk
  2. Sacadas (displacement)
  3. Talking legs
  4. Show us what you have learned
 
Week Six
  1. Review/Tango Talk
  2. Turns and Dancing in a crowded environment
  3. Musicality and improvisation (when should I dance which steps)
  4. Show us what you have learned