Workshops & Classes

Beginning Argentine Tango Classes

When: Tuesdays, 8:15-9:15 p.m. Continues through Sept. 23 2008

The beginning class taught by Sarah Durney and Jeanne Rogers covers the following lessons: The first week Sept. 2: covers the history, music, etiquette and philosophy of tango with a focus on walking, rock-step and balance. During week two (Sept. 9) the instruction is on finding your legs and covers walking for leads and follows. During week three (Sept. 16), dancers will work on finding their hearts with a discussion on having an open, light heart and being available to the new and unfamiliar with a focus on Ochos. The last week (Sept. 23) covers tango nirvana with listening, observing and navigating the floor. The focus on the ocho cortada, leading to the cross, maintaining your center and your balance and not anticipating. Classes will be followed by a practica for students from 9:15 to 10 p.m. For more information, contact Camille Wood at starfiretango@gmail.com, or call 208-989-0239.

Price: $10 per class, or $35 for 4-week session if paid in full at the first class

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