Level 2a Intensive Study Program focuses on the deeper movements of foundational of tango in a 1-on-1 format with Miles Tangos of the gendered role. In this series of 18 sessions you will go far deeper into the kinesthetic awareness of your preferred gendered role. If you’re a lead, then we’ll go deeper into forward & side steps and forward intention as well as clarity around the embrace, along with a deeper understanding of the music and musical phrases and phrasing. If you’re a follower, then it’s clean up work and detailing the follower’s forward step and side step clarity, as well as applied disassociation and refinement of such.
Forward, Side, Back – Both roles.
More Agility and Daily Tango Exercises.
Review of 6 ways of Walking.
Review of Disassociation/Applied Disassociation.
2 of the remaining 8 types of Ochos.
5 of the remaining 8 types of Turns.
Volcada and Colgada Structures
Sacadas and The Golden Sacada
All 18 Orchestras.
Musical Phrases and Phrasing Styles for Tango, Milonga, and Vals
Accent notes, Sincopa, and La Variacion.
Session structure is usually as follows:
0.) video capture and review (once every 2 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 days a week.
you will learn to lead, you will learn to follow, regardless of preferred gender.
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 show up on time.
You must go to at least 2 milongas and/or 3 practicas a week.