Tango 200: The Milonguero & Salon Tracks

PREREQUISITE: TANGO 100

 

next semester starts july 25, 2018

Tango 200 Milonguero & 200 Salon are MEMBERSHIP ONLY (no drop-in) tango series with limited class size, designed as the continuation of Tango 100. The Tango 200 M & S semesters focus on more complex turn combinations and systems of walking and give an introduction to Vals and Milonga. After completing Tango 100, you can do either 200 M or 200 S, but both must be completed before being eligible for Tango 300.

EACH MONTHLY SERIES INCLUDES:

  • 8 hours of group instruction 
    • Previously completed series (Tango 100) are complimentary
  • 14 hours of open practice*
  • A 30 min. video assessment* of the monthly material
  • Homework and practice requirement: each student must commit to a minimum of 1h of group practice per week outside of class

 

$145/MONTH

* All practica sessions and private lessons are held at LATA HQ: 7415 Costello Ave  |  Van Nuys  |  CA 91405

Tango 200 M Curriculum

(MILONGUERO)

A deep exploration of dancing in close embrace while maintaining comfort and connection. Dancing in small spaces, exploring rhythm and musicality, this course is designed to prepare the tango student for the milonga.

TANGO 201: RHYTHMIC FIGURES

  • Week 1: Ocho Cortado Permutations                       
  • Week 2: Milonguero Dip to Ocho Cortado vs Pasada
  • Week 3: MGDip to Media Luna w Enrosque                             
  • Week 4: Rhythmic Impov.

TANGO 202: CONNECTION & WALKING

  • Week 1: The Walk & Getting Grounded                       
  • Week 2: Connection to Ground & Partner
  • Week 3: Walking The Dark Side & Cross System Combinations                             
  • Week 4: Moving as One & Backleading

TANGO 203: DANCING IN SMALL SPACES & CODIGOS

  • Week 1: Comfort in Close Embrace                       
  • Week 2: Close Embrace Ochos
  • Week 3: The Small Space Challenge                             
  • Week 4: Milonga Role-Play & Codigos

TANGO 204: BREAKING THE MOLD: MUSICALITY II

  • Week 1: Internalizing Tango Rhythms                 
  • Week 2: Caminata & Corrida
  • Week 3: Rhythm Play & Embellishments with Cortados & Paradas                             
  • Week 4: Dancing to Different Orchestras

TANGO 205: MILONGA

  • Week 1: Milonga Basic                                                               
  • Week 2: Milonga Basic w Traspie
  • Week 3: Rock-steps to the Cross              
  • Week 4: Circular Corridas & Caminadas 

 

Tango 200 S Curriculum

(SALON)

A continuation of more complex turn combinations and systems of walking as we dive deeper into el giro.

TANGO 201: LA MEDIA VUELTA

  • Week 1: The Half Turn              
  • Week 2: Turns with Rock Steps           
  • Week 3: Turns with a Pasada  
  • Week 4: Turns with Two Pasadas

TANGO 202: EL GIRO

  • Week 1: The Full Right Turn (from the cross w lapiz)                                       
  • Week 2: The Full Left Turn
  • Week 3: The Classic Left Turn Right Turn Combo                             
  • Week 4: The Classic Right Turn Left Turn Combo

TANGO 203: EL GIRO with sacadas

  • Week 1: The Full Right Turn (from the cross w lapiz)                                       
  • Week 2: The Full Left Turn
  • Week 3: The Classic Left Turn Right Turn Combo                             
  • Week 4: The Classic Right Turn Left Turn Combo

TANGO 204: CHANGE OF DIRECTION

  • Week 1: Blocking the Back and Forward 8                                   
  • Week 2: Sending the Back and Forward 8
  • Week 3: Switches                            
  • Week 4: Blocking, Sending, and Switching

TANGO 205: VALS CRUZADO

  • Week 1: Vals Basic                    
  • Week 2: Turns out of Back 8s    
  • Week 3: Milonguero Dip with a Pasada              
  • Week 4: Catch and Pass           
TANGO REMINDS US OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE; FRIENDS, LOVE, ART, AUTHENTICITY, AND ORGANIC PERSONAL CONNECTIONS.
 

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