Classes


Argentine Tango Basics I (Fall 2019)

posted Mar 17, 2018, 1:04 PM by Leo Gernovski   [ updated Aug 10, 2019, 10:43 AM ]

6 Sundays: Sep 8 - Oct 20 from 6 to 7 PM (no class on Sep 29) 


Argentine Tango Basics I is the very basis of what tango is all about. Whether you are a complete Argentine Tango newbie or an experienced tango dancer or anywhere in between, come to this 6-week series to learn or refresh your tango skills.

In this class, we discover, taste, and try out the basic concepts and movements of Argentine Tango. Class Time: 1 hr.
 
Class Materials to be Covered


Week 1 - Tango Posture, Body Axis, Connection, steps Forward, Side, & Back with Intention in Practice Embrace. 

Week 2 - The Tango Walk to Music. Open Embrace.

Week 3 - Baldosa Step. 

Week 4 - Walking in 2 or 4 tracks with disassociation in Open Embrace. 

Week 5 - 8-step Tango Basic with Argentine Cross

Week 6 - Series review.

No previous dance experience or partner necessary. 

Registration required for the whole series. No walk-ins after the 2nd class. 

Series Prices:

  • Full price: $90 per person, $165 per couple.
  • Register online or pay cash or check at the door.
  • Walk-in (1st or 2nd class only): $18 per person, $30 per couple
  • Deep discount for repeat students, but we may ask you to take on an alternative role.

  • Vals Cruzado I

    posted Mar 17, 2018, 1:04 PM by Leo Gernovski   [ updated Aug 10, 2019, 11:30 AM ]

    6 Sundays: Sep 8 - Oct 20 from 7:15 to 8:15 PM (no class on Sep 29) 

    Vals Cruzado is one of the 3 dances of Argentine Tango family. It is its most romantic and joyful member. Its choreography relies on Argentine Tango steps danced to 3/4 Vals rhythm with different cadencia and interpretation of double time. 

    In this class, we will be learning how to dance the tango steps you already know to Vals music and learn some new steps most suitable for Vals. Class Time: 1 hr.
     
    Pre-Rrequisite: pre-intermediate or intermediate level, some social dancing experience.

    Partner and registration for the whole series are required. No walk-ins after the 2nd class.  


    Location: Cape Ann Center for Dance, 6 Enon Street, Beverly, MA 01915

    Free parking. Across the street from Commuter Rail station.




    Series Prices:

  • Full price: $90 per person, $165 per couple.
  • Register online or pay cash or check at the door.
  • Walk-in (1st or 2nd class only): $18 per person, $30 per couple

  • Argentine Tango Sundays

    posted Aug 30, 2015, 8:45 AM by Leo Gernovski   [ updated Aug 18, 2019, 3:04 PM ]

    Every Sunday  6 to 9 PM (please check the calendar for off dates or call (978) 633-7744 )

    This is our Tango community regular weekly gathering - 3 hours of tango instruction and practice for all levels! No previous experience or partner is necessary to start. Come join us whether you have any dance experience or not at all! You'll always have fun and learn something new!

    • 6 - 7 PM, Studio A: Argentine Tango Basics. Registration Required.
    • 7:15 - 8:15 PM, Studio A: Argentine Tango Intermediate. Registration Required.
    • 6 - 9 PM, Studio B: Practica for All levels. Come earlier before your class or stay after. Practice the steps you remember or just learned, ask more advanced dancers questions or dance with them. Or simply enjoy dancing tango with your friends and partners. Free for current North Shore Tango students, $5 for everyone else. Paid at the door.
    Address: 6 Enon St., Beverly, MA 01915

    What to bring: A water bottle and dance socks or a change of shoes. No street shoes allowed in the studios. 

    What to wear: Lite, loose-fitting clothing that allows you to move without restrictions. 

    Location: Cape Ann Center for Dance, 6 Enon Street, Beverly, MA 01915
    Free parking. Across the street from Commuter Rail station.

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