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Learn Argentine Tango

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Fiesta Flamenco

Roden House

Ashley St

Nottingham

NG31JH

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Learn Argentine Tango - A beginners introductory course


Come and experience the warmth and connectedness of Argentine tango.



Starting January 9th and 16th in Nottingham, a comprehensive introduction to Argentinian tango.


This course will give you the chance to explore this elegant, creative and absorbing dance for yourself.


Over the 6 weeks, we will be building a simple repertoire of steps and movements, but mainly we will focus on enjoyment, and creating a nice connection with our partners in the dance.


There is no need to book with a partner as everyone will be learning both the leading and following roles during the course. This helps build understanding and speed up our learning.


In addition to learning the fundamentals of the dance you will need for social dancing, you will also:

  • Gain an understanding of its history and origins.

  • Be introduced to traditional tango music and key orchestras as well as playlists for you to begin to explore.

  • Use that basic understanding to build musicality into your dance from the very beginning.

  • Be introduced to the social etiquette of tango and how that works in the modern day “How to behave and get dances”.

  • Work through a programme of body awareness, balance, strength and coordination exercises to help support and accelerate your development in the dance.


New in Nottingham - Special introductory price!


Cost: £45 per person for the full course

The price includes 6 weekly classes, with guided practice dancing time each week, plus exercises to practice at home if you wish.


Dates and Times for the Course

Tuesday, 9 January 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)


Optional catch up class and consolidation session

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 (20:00 to 21:30)

Cost: £8.00 or Free for anyone who missed a session


Venue: Fiesta Flamenco | Roden House, | Ashley St | Nottingham | NG3 1JH


Ample on-street evening parking is available nearby.


FAQs


Can anyone come to the classes?

Yes. The classes are aimed at introducing complete beginners to tango and starting their journey in the dance.



Do I need to bring a partner?

There is no need to book with a partner as everyone will be learning both the leading and following roles during the course. This helps build understanding and speed up our learning.


I can’t make it for the first lesson, can I still join the course?

Yes, you can join the course in the first or second week as we will be focussing on the fundamentals of the movements in both weeks. The course is progressive so it wouldn’t be appropriate to join from week 3 on.


It’s a six-week course, what if I miss a week?

There will be ample opportunities to catch up throughout the course as well as and optional class and practica at the end of the course. This will be free to those who missed one of the classes. Alternatively, one of the 6 lessons can be carried forward to the next course


What if I already have some experience, can I come and will the classes still be relevant?

It depends on how much experience you have and if you are happy to start again from the beginning. These classes are aimed at introducing complete beginners to tango, but we will be looking at some of the fundamental aspects of the dance from a fresh perspective. If you do have any concerns, please drop us a line or give Roy a call before booking.


What should I bring into the event?

For the classes wear loose comfortable clothing that you can move freely in. Also bring flat soled leather shoes or dance shoes if you have them and a pair of large thick socks such as sports socks would also be useful. High heels may not be appropriate this time as we will be dancing both roles, but you are welcome to bring them and try.


I really want to take this further, will there be more sessions?

Yes! There will be follow on courses as well as other opportunities to dance and develop your tango starting in the new year.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


For more information:

Email. Roy@m-i-m.org.uk

Call Roy on 07748 374751



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NG31JH

United Kingdom

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