Level I: Learn to dance the Argentine Tango
Beginners Tango Series with Instructor Travis Widrick
No partner or experience needed
5 week Series | Nov 04 - Dec 02
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maine Ballroom Dance
614 Congress St. Portland, Maine 04101
$75 / person
$140 / couple
1/2 off for all college students
* Please sign in and pay at the door cash / check
What you will learn:
Over this 5 week progressive course, you will learn the foundations, moves, and music of Argentine Tango and be able to get onto the dance floor and dance the tango. Partners will switch partners often to better understand the connection of tango.
Material for Level I - The Steps
- Tango Embrace, steps and weight changes
- Rock Steps and Side Steps
- Turning Rock Steps and Direction Changes
- The Extended Box Step
- The Little Box Step
- The Cross / Cruzada
Who should take the Level I course?
This class is highly recommended for anyone who is brand new to dancing tango or for students with some experience looking to refresh their skills. Also, all students who take the Beginners Bootcamp on Oct 26th are highly encouraged to attend this course as well.
Following the completion of this Level I course (assumed attendance to all 5 classes) you will have the opportunity to move up to Level II. Anyone who does not attend all 5 classes will be asked to repeat Level I.
Ways to improve outside of class:
-attend weekly Wednesday Practica
-take private lessons
-attend monthly Tango dance parties
- listen to tango music
Following completion of Level I
Level II - The Pivots
- review and revisit Level I
- intro to forward and back ochos
- media luna (half-moon)
- molinete (giro)
- ocho cortado
Following completion of Level I and II
Level III - The Music (details coming soon)
Beginner Bootcamp | Sat. Oct 26
So, you can't make the Bootcamp or the series but you still want to learn the tango? Private lessons are always available.
Text / call Travis at (207) 245- 4565