tango course 'the basics' - level 1

 

This introductory course is for people who have never danced Argentine tango before and who would like to learn the basics of Argentine tango in a short time.

This course does not require any previous dance experience.

By the end of this course you will have learned the most important steps and you will use the basic principles to start improvising.

 

In the classes we will cover the following topics:

  • The Art of Connection
  • Lead en Follow
  • Caminada – Tango walking technique
  • The embrace
  • Basic tango steps
  • Fun partner exercises
  • Improvisation
  • Musicality
  • The tango codigos (codes) and habits at a tangosalon

 

The beginners course consists of 7 lessons of 1,5 hours.

FREE INTRODUCTION CLASS ON THURSDAY AUGUST 31!!

 

Time: 19:00-21:30

Dates: 7/9, 14/9, 21/9, 28/9, 5/10, 12/10, 19/10

Location: Moddermanzaal in the Vrijburg Church, Herman Gorterstraat 31, Amsterdam

Costs: €105,-

Teacher: Danielle Riegel 

 

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7 Thursday evenings
Time: 19:00-20:30
Location: Moddermanzaal, Herman Gorterstraat 31

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TANGO COURSE 'BasicS' - level 2

 

This 7-weeks intensive course is for people that have participated in the Tango Basics Course - level 1, or a previous Tango Bootcamp Day, aswell as for tango dancers that would like to work on and deepen out the basic elements & principles of tango.
The goal is to prepare you to start going to Tangosalons and enjoy that "tangobliss" in one of the many Tangosalons in Amsterdam or in other cities in the Netherlands or around the world:)

 

In this course we will work on developing your repertoire of steps and figures, your creativity in improvisation, expanding your technique, a nice embrace, and navigation on the dance floor so that you can dance with more confidence and start going to tango salons. We put a lot of emphasis on posture, body awareness, creativity and improvisation, as well as connection and musicality.

We will motivate you to go to Tango práctica's and we offer you practise opportunities where we accompany and guide you weekly!

 

In the Tango Course Basics - level 2 we will cover ao. the following topics:

  • Body awareness and tango posture
  • Connection & the embrace
  • The art of lead & follow
  • Increase your repertoire of steps & figures
    (for example: ocho cortado, parada, sandwich, media luna)
  • Musicality and expression
  • Understanding of the structure of tango music and an introduction to (recognize) the most important tango orchestra's
  • Floorcraft and tango codigos at the salon

 

Time: 19:00-20:30

Dates: 2/11, 9/11, 16/11, 23/11, 30/11, 7/12, 14/12

Location: Moddermanzaal in the Vrijburg Church, Herman Gorterstraat 31, Amsterdam

Costs: €105,-

Teachers: Danielle Riegel 

 

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7 Thursday evenings
Time: 19:00-20:30
Location: Moddermanzaal, Herman Gorterstraat 31

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tango classes 

intermediate -advanced

 

In these classes we will work on ways to improve your dance and make it more subtle, elegant, clear and varied. In particular, we will work on developing your creativity in improvisation, expanding your technique, a nice embrace, and navigation on the dance floor so that you can dance better and better in a tango salon. We put a lot of emphasis on posture, body awareness, creativity and improvisation, as well as connection and musicality.

 

In the classes we will cover ao. the following topics:

  • Body awareness & tango posture
  • Connection & the embrace
  • The art of lead & follow
  • Increase of your repertoire of steps & figures (giro, sacada, etc.)
  • Musicality & expression
  • Floorcraft

 

The classes are 1,5 hours and take place from September till July with exception of the Autumn, Christmas, Spring and Easter break.

Prices & conditions

New students are welcome at all times for a free try out class!

 

Time: 20:30-22:00

Location: Vrijburg church Amsterdam. Moddermanzaal, Herman Gorterstraat 31.

Costs: 3 months €180 (€15 p/class); 6 months €300 (€12,50 p/class); 10 months €440 (€11 p/class)

Teachers: Danielle Riegel & Thomas van der Ploeg

 

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Mail to info@tangostudio.nl if you are interested in a free try out class!

 conditions

Prices & conditio

Thursday evenings Time: 20:30-22:00

Location:
Moddermanzaal, Herman Gorterstraat 31.

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 TANGO BOOTCAMP

 

Tangostudio Amsterdam has developed a special method that deals with one specific theme or an entire course during one day.

 

Tango bootcamps are designed for dancers who:

• are ambitious to learn or improve their tango dancing in a short time

• cannot fit weekly classes in their schedule

• want to practice the contents of a previous course/theme/technique

• want to get familiar with the contents of a new course/theme/technique

• want to focus on a particular theme to deepen their knowledge and expertise of it.

 

There are Tango bootcamps for different levels and themes:

* Tango Bootcamp level 1 & 2 - covers all the basic elements of Argentine tango and gives you a strong foundation for your tango dancing. 

* Tango Bootcamp technique -to increase your body awareness and improve specific tango techniques such as rotation, pivots, a stable axis, the free leg, ornaments etc.

* Tango Bootcamp musicality & expression - focusses on the interpretation of Argentine tango music and how we can express it with our dance and movements.

* Tango Bootcamp waltz & milonga - the 'brother' and 'sister' of the classic tango. Both for dancers without waltz or milonga experience as for dancers who would like to increase their skills and dance pleasure with waltz and milonga

 

Day: 3rd Sunday of the month

Time: 10:30-17:30

Location: Galerie Beeldend Gesproken, Hannie Dankbaarheidspassage 23 in the Hallen complex in Amsterdam West.

Costs:  €75 p/p or €135 per couple

Teachers: Danielle Riegel & Thomas van der Ploeg

 

Check ‘’updates’’ for current dates and times!

For questions mail to: info@tangostudio.nl

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Every 3rd Sunday  
Time: 10:30 - 17:30

Location: Hannie Dankbaarheidspassage 23 in "De Hallen" 

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Private lessons

 

If you would like to put more of your personality into your dance or work on a specific aspect, you can take a private lesson, on your own or with a partner. You can do that with one of the teachers, or with both.

 

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