One Month Intensive Study Program focuses on your specific gendered role and delves into the details of cleaning up your dance from the ground up. You will work on your posture through reminders, exercises, and practice. You will be constantly reminded of your embrace (tango haptics). You will be constantly adjusting and changing your walk to greater and greater levels of clarity and cleanliness (again through frequent verbal, visual reminders, and exercises). You will be challenged and pushed to change your dance through this very fast paced program. This is not for the faint of heart, but you want your quick start, and quick change, this is the program for you!
Intension vs. Resistance Based Dancing.
Forward, Side, Back
Daily Tango Exercises.
6 ways of Walking.
Walking Turn Navigation
2 of the 8 types of Ochos.
3 of the 8 types of Turns.
Leading and Following a Cross
The Golden Nugget of Tango in Close and Open.
18 Orchestras, including – Troilo, Canaro, Rodriguez.
Musical Styles – Tango, Milonga, Vals, Tango-Milonga, Tango-Vals, & Foxtrot.
The Study of Beat and Musical Pauses.
Orchestral Tango Music History in a self guided study process.
Session structure is usually as follows:
0.) video capture and review (once every 3 weeks).
1.) 20 to 25 minutes of warm-up.
2.) Discussion and review of previous dancing days (milongas and practicas).
3.) 20 to 30 minutes of technique discovery and practical exercise.
4.) Cool down and exercise review.
Sessions are 3 to 4 days a week in a dedicated time slot (depending on availability of space).
You will learn to lead OR follow depending on your gendered preference.
Sessions may be added due to availability and the opportunity to work.
You will be expected to do your homework on a daily basis
You will be given assignments that you must complete before your next session.
You must go to at least 2 milongas and/or 3 practicas a week.
I will travel to your location – fares and hostels stays not included in base price.
You will be required to find a suitable studio location for us to study for 1.5 hrs, 3 to 4 days a week.