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Argentine Tango Friday Classes with Dance of the Heart
September 13 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:45 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely
TANGO GroundSchool™ CLASSES (for absolute beginners on up)
Whether you are a BEGINNER or an EXPERIENCED dancer, our goal for you and all our tango students is to facilitate your potential to become the most popular social tango dancer for a thousand miles around! After two plus very full, rich decades (training, teaching, performing, social dancing and organizing successful tango events across 3 continents), we’re very proud and also humbly grateful to have assisted thousands of students to achieve their tango goals…and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to do the same for YOU.
We look forward to welcoming you to the exciting world of Argentine tango social dancing – all levels welcome in our 2019 class schedule – group and privates! Join us to discover for yourself why brand new through experienced students return week after week/month after month/year after year to enjoy the pleasure and challenge of learning and deepening their tango skills in our thorough yet fun, sexy yet safe and highly entertaining classes.
Fridays TangoConnection™ BOULDER Classes
- Time: 6:45 to 8pm Int/Adv Class for Experienced Students
- Dates: Summer Break! JULY CLASSES CANCELLED
- Place: Avalon Ballroom/North Lobby (6185 Arapahoe Ave., BoCO)
- Cost: $10
Tuesdays Tango GroundSchool™ DENVER Classes
- Time: 6:30 to 7:30pm Beginner I, II & III Classes (includes practica!)
- Dates: Tuesdays in June/July 2019
- Place: Turnverein Ballroom (1570 Clarkson St., DenCO)
- Host: Tango Colorado in collaboration with DoTH
- Cost: $10 (discounts/membership rates available)
Saturday Argentine Tango Series, FT COLLINS!
- Time: 10am to 11am Int/Adv Class
- Time: 11:15am to 12:15pm Beg Class
- Dates: September 2019: 7, 14, 21, 28
- Place: Unity Church of Ft Collins 1401 W. Vine Drive, Ft Collins CO 80521
- Host: Fort Collins Argentine Tango (970-310-7111)
A few words about our offerings:
Before you can fly a plane or sail a boat, you go to “ground school”… same for tango!
BEGINNERS, START SMART!!! Experienced dancers, solidify the fundamentals necessary to SOAR to your full potential. Wherever you are on the spectrum, Tango GroundSchool™ is not just FUN, it’s the place to learn to FLY. Read on below for descriptions and logistics to join our ALL LEVELS WELCOME group and private lessons.
No partner needed, just your willingness to explore, discover, enjoy! You’ll be surrounded by adorable fellow students, delightful settings, inspiring music and sophisticated, caring professional teachers dedicated to your progress. Each class builds world class quality social dancers from the ground up…easily, elegantly, playfully, expertly.
EXPERIENCED STUDENTS, every Friday we deliver our TangoConnection™ Int/Adv Class: Musicality, Improvisation & Navigation to provide students a great opportunity to take your tango to the next level. Join us to challenge and refine your tango through fabulous exercises/drills that support students in exploring, maximizing and solidifying creative potential in connection, musicality, navigation and improvisation. We systematically explore the many thrilling elements of endless variety, combinations and delightful tango vocabulary available for the more serious tango devotee. Work on technique, refinements and fun new moves designed for the social dance floor.
ABOUT SKILL LEVELS: To maximize your training experience in our TangoConnection™ Int/Adv Friday classes, we recommend followers can respond/follow and leaders can execute/lead the following fundamentals comfortably:
- walking in &/or transitioning between both systems (parallel & cross)
- lead/follow the walk to the cross (la cruzada)
- lead/follow full & partial turns (molinette’s)
- extra credit: transitioning to/from open to close embrace
- extra credit: basic understanding/ability to dance in all 3 rhythms (tango, milonga, vals)
We’re very proud of our students because many develop into popular and talented Argentine tango social dancers. After 2+ decades teaching on 3 continents in group and private lesson settings, we’ve taught thousands of people the joys of Argentine tango social dance and we’re confident we can do the same for you! Students are delighted to discover our class material builds in an engaging, smooth and accessible way, whether you bring a group of friends, a partner or attend our classes solo. Expect to share the pleasure of learning with friendly fellow students and highly skilled DoTH staff during frequent class rotations. Among the many necessary ingredients in our highly successful ‘secret sauce’ Tango Ground School™ classes includes an embedded rotating curriculum we deliver in a methodical, structured yet dynamic way so that no two classes are alike. Absolute beginners through highly skilled veteran dancers are attracted to our classes because we simultaneously introduce fresh material while reviewing and reinforcing clean fundamentals. Delivered with professionalism, humor and warm personal attention, our classes support each student to pursue the universe of endlessly fascinating Argentine tango material at your individual pace accompanied by gorgeous music in settings that cater to student comfort and concentration. Our DoTH commitment is to deliver playful yet powerful learning experiences that facilitate individual creativity, confidence and personal style while inviting students to investigate our very diverse community devoted to the fabulous universe that is Argentine tango.