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Beginner Tango Classes

Everyone starts somewhere, and our beginner tango lessons are the perfect way to get into this exciting dance.

Intro To Tango

Intro to Tango

Please Note: No partner required. Join at any time

INTRO TO TANGO 4 weeks course allows you easy start at Ultimate Tango. In short 4 weeks you will learn basics of tango connections, specifics of tango walk and few simple figures that will allow you to enter the dance floor immediately after the first class. INTRO TO TANGO course will let you familiarize yourself with tango basics, learn more insight about Argentine Tango, meet Ultimate Tango community and decide if Argentine Tango is really the dance for you.

If during first 4 weeks you fall in love with tango your next step is 8 weeks Beginner course on Sundays at 2pm. Your instructor may suggest you transfer to the Beginner or even Pre-Intermediate course during your Intro to Tango course. Argentine Tango, the most passionate and addictive dance. The dance that reflects life so closely that it makes you wonder how this is even possible. Once you enter tango world it changes you forever. It will also empower you with ability to dance and make friends anywhere in the world as you master your Tango language.

Beginner

Beginner

Please Note: No partner required. Join at any time

Beginner course is meant for people who either never ever danced Tango, took few tango classes long time ago or took few tango lessons quite recently but are not sure what they know or if they are ready for next level. If you don't know what you know but you do know that you really, really, really want to dance Argentine Tango - this course is for you! Beginner Tango course will put all your information in order. You gain the necessary vocabulary and learn all the basic movements to be able to easily follow the explanations at higher levels of Tango courses. You will also learn to execute all the movements in close embrace and understand the basic of torsion and its influence on tango dance structure and technique.

Beginner Tango course is required to attend any higher level of tango classes offered at Ultimate Tango. We respect our students and we want to keep Ultimate Tango classes at the high standards. Please respect our commitment to excellence. And make it your own. The material is precisely organized to allow maximum progress. You will learn: variations of baldoza in parallel system, parallel basic to the cross, variations of rebound and transitions between 3 variations of parallel walk. Connection, lead-follow, musicality and basics of improvisations are the core aspects of this course. The full course consists of 8 classes.

What You'll Learn

Tango Connection

The way that you and your partner connect and hold one another is the foundation of good tango. We cover the skills needed to connect properly and why they impact every other aspect of your dancing.

Dance Basics

You’ll learn the concepts of basic beats, moving in time to the music, and the fundamentals of dance. These are then applied to tango once that you have a firm grasp of them.

Posture

Proper posture has a big impact on your success in tango. We cover posture as well as how to walk as a couple and the overall basics of the tango walk. These form the foundation of everything else that tango involves.

Pivoting and Direction Changes

You’ll be able to pivot, spin, and rotate correctly after we cover this subject. These skills are vital for looking great and for making the correct moves as you go through more advanced steps.

Musicality

Understanding time, double time, and musical phrasing is important. We teach you to listen to the music and how the music will impact your steps, pivots, and more. With this subject you’ll be able to apply these skills to tango and other forms of dance.

Tango Basics

We also cover the basics of navigating the floor, the different types of tango dancing, and cover a short bit about the history of the dance to give you a deeper appreciation of it.

Contact us today to set up your first class!

If you’re ready to improve your health and start making a big impression on the dance floor, we’re ready to help.

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or give us a call at 781-395-9000 to learn more!

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