February - March Continuing Theme:
Rhythmic Vocabulary and Phrasing for he Dance Floor.
We offer classes in 6-week series. Please plan to start with the first or second class in the series, as each class builds on the previous class. Most people take the 6-week beginner series 2 or 3 times before moving on to the intermediate/advanced class.
September - October Continuing Class Topic
Followers learn to lead, leaders learn to follow - improving connection. Bring a sense of humor, patience with yourself and your partners, and shoes comfortable for both roles (not the gorgeous ones with the 4" heels).
Date & Time
The Tango Basics class (open to complete beginners) is taught on Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, followed by a 30 practica (practice time).
The Continuing (intermediate) Tango class (by instructor permission) is taught on Mondays from 8:00 to 9:00 pm. This class assumes you have a strong foundation of Tango and moves at a quicker pace. After you feel comfortable with the concepts taught in the beginner class, ask an instructor if you're ready.
Check the calendar to find out when the next series starts.
It's fine to come with a partner or by yourself. We switch partners throughout class, so everyone gets to dance with everyone else. If you come with a partner and really don't want to switch partners, you don't have to. However, switching is the norm in classes around the world and we strongly recommend that you at least give it a try. You will both get better much faster!
No street shoes please.
You want a shoe that will pivot easily on a hardwood floor, and that will stay on your foot. For men, dress shoes of some sort -- anything with a smooth leather sole -- would be fine. For women, a comfortable shoe with either laces or a strap of some sort, and a leather, suede, or smooth plastic sole would be great. Either flats or heels are fine; just make sure they have a strap so they stay on. Socks are also OK for the beginning lessons.
Shoes can often be found at the Good Samaritan or Goodwill stores. We also have a collection of extra dance shoes in many sizes available for short-term borrowing.
Wear whatever is comfortable. Some people dress up a bit, most don't.