Learn social form of dancing Argentine Tango, Vals & Milonga - use efficient methods to speed up your learning process.
'The Method' is a proven way to get familiar with the figures danced at the milongas of Buenos Aires as well as an opportunity to improve your lead and follow.
Three parts in each of the courses are designed for beginner, intermediate & advanced level dancers. Each level will outline the most essential principles & techniques and enhance your understanding of the dance.
Each course contains 6 lessons, demonstration, special exercises and 'Advices' from El Gato.
Suitable for couples.
'The Tango Method'
Beginner level: fundamentals of the dance, posture, embrace, basic figures. Learn how to improvise.
COURSE II - IMPROVISE & EXPAND
Intermediate level: explore the key concepts of Argentine Tango - parallel & cross systems. Expand your dance vocabulary. Become an excellent social dancer. Master the lead & follow. Learn how to navigate the dance floor.
Int/Advanced level: tap into advanced concepts of Argentine Tango. Learn a variety of walking sequences in a cross system, combine boleos, rebotes and changes of direction in a creative way. Get familiar with phrasing and train your musicality.
'The VALS Method'
Beginner level: discover the most essential concepts of Vals & learn a variety of turning and traveling figures. Identify the measure & the beat. Find out about 'cadencia' and learn about the orchestras. Make an easy start and get on the dance floor soon!
COURSE II - keep valsing
Intermediate level: learn giro variations including giro cortado & giro with sacada. Understand cadena & other signature Vals moves. Explore musicality with rhythmic calesita.
COURSE III - UNIQUE MOVES
Advanced level: enhance your unique vals vocabulary, learn ways to combine turning & traveling, combine your turns with sacadas, exercise technique with Elvira.
'The Milonga Method'
Beginner level: learn the most essential concepts of Milonga - learn a variety of stationary and traveling figures, identify the beat, discover what is 'traspie', 'Candombe' & 'Canyenge'.
Get familiar with phrasing and train your musicality.
Intermediate level: continue studying with us and enhance your musicality. Alternate rhythms, learn to lead & follow double steps. Get familiar with compact turns, corridas, ochitos.
COURSE III - LEGACY OF MILONGUEROS
Int/Advanced level: this course is the third of the series and it is dedicated entirely to the LEGACY OF MILONGUEROS - preserving the tradition & culture and passing these precious ideas & figures from generation to generation. In this course you will learn unique steps taught by Pepito Avellaneda, El Flaco Dany, Jorge Dispari, Osvaldo & Coca, Julio Balmaceda, Pocho & Nelly.