Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – Palermo Fishtown Milonga
After a year and a half, we are so happy to be holding regular Wednesday night events again. Please join us for two classes and a milonga! Preceded by 2 classes (Int/Adv at 6:30 pm and Beg at 7:45 pm) The milonga is free if you pay for a class. $10 otherwise. Note: On live … Continue reading "Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – Palermo Fishtown Milonga"
For the second Milonga Divertida of 2021, we're moving the action to the swinging Palombaro Club in my hood, Ardmore, PA. It's an old school Italian social club, complete with the requisite mural of Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Vito Corleone. We'll "leave the gun and take the cannoli" with Italian inspired liveliness and maybe some … Continue reading "Milonga Divertida"
Andres & Meredith Partners-Only Seminar In-studio It’s been a challenging time, for sure, and we want to brighten things up. We’ll be offering partners-only seminars on Mondays throughout the 2021 fall, but the first series will be on the funniest topic: MILONGA. Please join us! All in-person classes require pre-registration and proof in advance of … Continue reading "Philadelphia Argentine Tango School: In-Studio Partners-Only Seminar on MILONGA"
This online class is geared towards tango dancers of all levels who want to enhance their dancing through solo work. It begins with a short warm-up, followed by exercises for basic movements and rhythms in tango, then moves into a simple, short choreography set to tango music. You can do this in socks, practice shoes, … Continue reading "Tango Drills & Choreography with Sarah"
In the beginner class, we teach general technique for walking, pivots and turns, the building blocks of Argentine Tango. We teach technique in the context of simple sequences that are common in social dancing, including the basic step, ocho cortado, parada, ochos and a turn. We emphasize two important skills of partner-dancing - establishing a … Continue reading "Beginner Tango with Sarah & Damian"
Andres & Meredith Dance Floor Essentials in Cross System In-Studio Intermediate level & up Partner-change class All students practice both roles All in-person classes require pre-registration and proof in advance of full vaccination status. Please send your vaccine card to [email protected], if you have not already done so.
In the intermediate class we assume students have a basic understanding of how walking, pivots and turns work, and are more-or-less able to do them. The goal is to develop fluidity in these movements. Sequences are more subtle and complex, and we begin exploring movements in opposite directions or off-axis. We introduce fundamental concepts in … Continue reading "Intermediate Tango with Sarah & Damian"
Andres & Meredith Dance Floor Essentials in Parallel System In-studio Beginner Level & Up Absolute beginners are welcome every week!!! Partner-change class All students practice both roles This class is currently FREE for dancers under age 30. Having a diverse range of ages in the tango community is important. The pandemic has prevented a whole … Continue reading "Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – In-Studio: Dance Floor Essentials in Parallel System"
This online class is geared toward tango dancers of all levels, and is also open to those who have never danced or do not plan to learn tango. It is a continuous movement class focused on developing body awareness and preparing your body to dance better by improving strength, extension, torsion, balance and flexibility. The … Continue reading "Tango Conditioning with Sarah"
Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – Online: Resilient Body – In Shape Through the Pandemic with Diana Cruz
The class that we all need right now. A practical plan for at-home fitness and strength maintenance, created by Diana Cruz, one of the greatest tango dancers, and a trained instructor of pilates, biotensegrity, and other modalities. You can take this class without any special props. However, here is the ideal prop list: https://www.cruzial.art/tangotensegrity This … Continue reading "Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – Online: Resilient Body – In Shape Through the Pandemic with Diana Cruz"
Teacher Varies Week to Week Tango Technique (All levels) Online This class is for individuals During the pandemic, we have learned how convenient and excellent online classes can be for staying in “tango shape” and refining individual techniques. For that reason, we hope to keep a weekly online technique going as a regular part of … Continue reading "Philadelphia Argentine Tango School – Online: Tango Technique"
The intermediate-advanced class is geared toward those who have been actively dancing for at least 2 years (classes, milongas, practicas), and have a good grasp of basic technique. We focus on improving and fine-tuning the quality of movement and developing a more subtle connection between leader and follower. Students learn to incorporate different rhythmic patterns … Continue reading "Intermediate-Advanced Tango with Sarah & Damian"
A breath-focused yoga class with a focus on the needs of tango dancers. This class is appropriate for all levels. Beginners are welcome. Please register for this class more than 24 hours in advance. It will not take place when there is low attendance. (You will be notified of any cancellations by email.)
Int / Adv Partners Class Very happy to continue our online work with couples. We’ve been amazed at our students' progress on zoom and are excited to keep it up. Single class: $15* The online partner class costs a bit more than our online classes for individuals and therefore doesn’t use the same class card.