Pre-Intermediate Tango Classes
Once you’re ready to move on from the basics, we give you essentials that will help you be a better dancer overall.
What You'll Learn
We’ll cover footwork and ensure that you have the skills needed to stay on your feet, even if you’re in heels. This way we also ensure that you know what is needed to apply to other aspects of the dance.
Cross System Basics
We discuss the differences between the cross and parallel system and show our students the basics of weight change, suspension, and leading weight. These fundamentals are applied throughout any tango.
Students also work on back crosses, forward crosses, and other aspects of the cross system. Once these are mastered, the tango quickly becomes more ‘second nature’ and students will be better able to dance well.
We work to explain the difference between crosses and ochos, forward and back crosses, forward and back ochos, and more. This includes leading and following ochos and will help students learn to lead or follow more effectively.
Pivots and Spirals
We spend time focusing on contra body movement, spirals, and pivoting. This helps give students the skills that they will apply to spiral movement, turns, and spins during their tango sessions.
Our instructors spend a good amount of time in directions. This includes open and cross steps, mixing directions for better improvisation, pivoting, and more. The idea is to give students the skills needed to lead or follow no matter where the dance is going.