Calendar

We do our best to keep our calendar of classes, milongas, prácticas, and workshops up-to-date. Contact us to confirm events.

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  • Retro Moves 1 (1/3)
    19:00 -20:15
    2019.09.03

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Fun Fact: Francis founded Siempre Tango in 1998.

    So we thought it would be fun if he and brigitte revisit some of the moves that were just getting popular when they were starting out!

    Back sacadas, soltadas, volcadas, colgadas and more. 20+ years’ of hindsight provides context for how to lead and follow these fun moves for TODAY’s tango.

    $25 for drop-in, $65 for 3 classes.

    Please pre-register by emailing info@siempretango.ca.

  • Let’s Dance The Cortinas
    20:15 -23:30
    2019.09.03

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    DJ Jewel will feature longer, danceable cortinas. She’ll play salsa, swing, bachata, cha-cha, kizomba, and more. This is a perfect opportunity to invite your friends who don’t dance tango (yet), but who do dance other dances.

    Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

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    DJ Jewel vous présentera des cortinas plus longues et dansables. Elle jouera de la salsa, du swing, de la bachata, du cha-cha, du kizomba et plus encore.  C’est une occasion rêvée pour inviter vos amis qui ne dansent pas encore le tango mais qui dansent d’autres genres de danses.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Free Trial Class
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.05

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Before each session, we offer Free Trial Classes so that you can try Argentine Tango and meet our team of teachers – no strings attached.

    Here’s what you should know:
    – No partner necessary.
    – Please reserve your spot either by emailing us at info@siempretango.ca or calling us at (613) 789-9996.
    – Wear indoor (clean!) shoes. If you have dance shoes already, great! If not, no worries!

    Free Trial Classes in September 2019:

    Thursday, September 5: We’ll be having a Free Trial Class from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, with a mini-Práctica from 7:30 to 8 PM. This class will take place at the Ottawa Dance Directive, located in Arts Court (2 Daly Avenue). There will be signs inside the building to direct you to the correct room.

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  • Free Trial Class
    13:00 -14:00
    2019.09.07

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    Before each session, we offer Free Trial Classes so that you can try Argentine Tango and meet our team of teachers – no strings attached.

    Here’s what you should know:
    – No partner necessary.
    – Please reserve your spot either by emailing us at info@siempretango.ca or calling us at (613) 789-9996.
    – Wear indoor (clean!) shoes. If you have dance shoes already, great! If not, no worries!

    Free Trial Classes in September 2019:

    Saturday, September 7: We’ll be having a Free Trial Class from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. This class will take place at Live on Elgin (220 Elgin Street). We recommend you park for free at City Hall!

  • Milonga Sin Nombre
    14:00 -17:00
    2019.09.07

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    We’re starting the Fall Session with a fun, *occasional* milonga in a new setting. Since it’s a newborn milonga and doesn’t quite have a personality yet, for now it’s the Milonga Sin Nombre – the Milonga without a name.

    Come enjoy the great sound and intimate dance floor. There will be a bar with drinks available for purchase. As Live on Elgin doesn’t sell food at the moment, feel free to bring your favourite snacks.

    Cover: $12 / $10 for full-time university students

    Parking: We strongly suggest taking advantage of the free weekend parking at City Hall.

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  • Free Trial Class
    18:00 -19:00
    2019.09.08

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Before each session, we offer Free Trial Classes so that you can try Argentine Tango and meet our team of teachers – no strings attached.

    Here’s what you should know:
    – No partner necessary.
    – Please reserve your spot either by emailing us at info@siempretango.ca or calling us at (613) 789-9996.
    – Wear indoor (clean!) shoes. If you have dance shoes already, great! If not, no worries!

    Free Trial Classes in September 2019:

    Sunday, September 8: We’ll be having a Free Trial Class from 6:00 to 7:00PM. This class will take place at 317 Chapel Street.

  • Sunday Práctica
    19:00 -21:30
    2019.09.08

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    We hold a guided práctica happens most Sundays. This is a relaxed way to improve your tango, meet new partners, and start your work week right.

    Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    Nous avons une práctica guidée presque tous les dimanches. C’est une façon détendue d’améliorer votre tango, rencontrer des nouveaux  partenaires et de commencer votre semaine de travail du bon pied.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Free Trial Class
    19:00 -20:00
    2019.09.10

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Before each session, we offer Free Trial Classes so that you can try Argentine Tango and meet our team of teachers – no strings attached.

    Here’s what you should know:
    – No partner necessary.
    – Please reserve your spot either by emailing us at info@siempretango.ca or calling us at (613) 789-9996.
    – Wear indoor (clean!) shoes. If you have dance shoes already, great! If not, no worries!

    Free Trial Classes in September 2019:

    Tuesday, September 10: We’ll be having a Free Trial Class from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. This class will take place at 317 Chapel Street.

  • Milonga de Mis Amores
    20:15 -23:30
    2019.09.10

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    La Milonga de Mis Amores is held every Tuesday night, from 8:15 PM to 11:30 PM. Whether it’s DJ Francis or DJ Jewel in charge, we play traditional tango music, with a little alternative tango music on occasion. Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    La Milonga de Mis Amores se déroule tous les mardis de 20 h 15 à 23 h 30. Que le Dj soit Francis ou Jewel, nous jouons de la musique de tango traditionnel avec un peu de musique alternative de temps à autre.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Tango 2 (1/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.12

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continue your tango journey. Build your skills by exploring turns, the idea of cross system, and milonga. (Pre-requisite: Tango 1)

    ***

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continuez votre aventure du tango. Construisez vos habilités en explorant les tours, l’idée du système croisé et de la milonga. Notez que le nombre de places est limité pour ce cours (Conditions préalables: Tango 1)

  • Tango 1 (1/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.12

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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  • Milonga Sin Nombre
    14:00 -17:00
    2019.09.14

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    220 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

    We’re starting the Fall Session with a fun, *occasional* milonga in a new setting. Since it’s a newborn milonga and doesn’t quite have a personality yet, for now it’s the Milonga Sin Nombre – the Milonga without a name.

    Come enjoy the great sound and intimate dance floor. There will be a bar with drinks available for purchase. As Live on Elgin doesn’t sell food at the moment, feel free to bring your favourite snacks.

    Cover: $12 / $10 for full-time university students

    Parking: We strongly suggest taking advantage of the free weekend parking at City Hall.

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  • Tango 4 (1/8)
    18:00 -19:00
    2019.09.15

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Tango 4: Putting It All Together (8 weeks)

    Create natural links between the moves you know. More turns and useful ideas for milonga and vals. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Sunday Práctica
    19:00 -21:30
    2019.09.15

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    We hold a guided práctica happens most Sundays. This is a relaxed way to improve your tango, meet new partners, and start your work week right.

    Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    Nous avons une práctica guidée presque tous les dimanches. C’est une façon détendue d’améliorer votre tango, rencontrer des nouveaux  partenaires et de commencer votre semaine de travail du bon pied.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Recharge Your Tango (1/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.16

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Creating an enjoyable tanda with many different partners is a skill. Explore lead/follow techniques that will help you become a pleasure to dance with. This class is especially for those who feel like they’re stuck or for those who are coming back to tango after a break. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Musicality: I’ve Got Rhythm (1/4)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.16

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Musicality 1: I’ve Got Rhythm (4 weeks)

    We’ll work with common rhythmic patterns in tango music; you will also use dancing on the melody as a contrast. (Pre-requisite: Tango 2)

  • Tango 1 (1/8)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.16

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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  • Retro Moves 1 (2/3)
    19:00 -20:15
    2019.09.17

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Fun Fact: Francis founded Siempre Tango in 1998.

    So we thought it would be fun if he and brigitte revisit some of the moves that were just getting popular when they were starting out!

    Back sacadas, soltadas, volcadas, colgadas and more. 20+ years’ of hindsight provides context for how to lead and follow these fun moves for TODAY’s tango.

    $25 for drop-in, $65 for 3 classes.

    Please pre-register by emailing info@siempretango.ca.

  • Milonga de Mis Amores
    20:15 -23:30
    2019.09.17

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    La Milonga de Mis Amores is held every Tuesday night, from 8:15 PM to 11:30 PM. Whether it’s DJ Francis or DJ Jewel in charge, we play traditional tango music, with a little alternative tango music on occasion. Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    La Milonga de Mis Amores se déroule tous les mardis de 20 h 15 à 23 h 30. Que le Dj soit Francis ou Jewel, nous jouons de la musique de tango traditionnel avec un peu de musique alternative de temps à autre.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Advanced Classics (1/8)
    19:00 -20:00
    2019.09.18

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Advanced Classics (8 weeks)

    Brush up on some classic moves for the social dance floor. We’ll focus on the quality of movement and musicality. (Pre-requisite: Intermediate 1/2)

  • Práctica 1-2-3
    19:00 -21:00
    2019.09.18

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    If you are currently attending Tango 1, 2, 3, or 4, and need some extra help with your class material, go see the gang on Wednesday nights. It’s a no-pressure environment where you can get the guidance you need.

    Cover: Just $10 per person

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  • Tango 2 (2/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.19

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continue your tango journey. Build your skills by exploring turns, the idea of cross system, and milonga. (Pre-requisite: Tango 1)

    ***

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continuez votre aventure du tango. Construisez vos habilités en explorant les tours, l’idée du système croisé et de la milonga. Notez que le nombre de places est limité pour ce cours (Conditions préalables: Tango 1)

  • Tango 1 (2/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.19

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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  • Tango 4 (2/8)
    18:00 -19:00
    2019.09.22

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Tango 4: Putting It All Together (8 weeks)

    Create natural links between the moves you know. More turns and useful ideas for milonga and vals. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Sunday Práctica
    19:00 -21:30
    2019.09.22

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    We hold a guided práctica happens most Sundays. This is a relaxed way to improve your tango, meet new partners, and start your work week right.

    Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    Nous avons une práctica guidée presque tous les dimanches. C’est une façon détendue d’améliorer votre tango, rencontrer des nouveaux  partenaires et de commencer votre semaine de travail du bon pied.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Recharge Your Tango (2/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.23

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Creating an enjoyable tanda with many different partners is a skill. Explore lead/follow techniques that will help you become a pleasure to dance with. This class is especially for those who feel like they’re stuck or for those who are coming back to tango after a break. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Musicality: I’ve Got Rhythm (2/4)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.23

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Musicality 1: I’ve Got Rhythm (4 weeks)

    We’ll work with common rhythmic patterns in tango music; you will also use dancing on the melody as a contrast. (Pre-requisite: Tango 2)

  • Tango 1 (2/8)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.23

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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  • Retro Moves 1 (3/3)
    19:00 -20:15
    2019.09.24

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Fun Fact: Francis founded Siempre Tango in 1998.

    So we thought it would be fun if he and brigitte revisit some of the moves that were just getting popular when they were starting out!

    Back sacadas, soltadas, volcadas, colgadas and more. 20+ years’ of hindsight provides context for how to lead and follow these fun moves for TODAY’s tango.

    $25 for drop-in, $65 for 3 classes.

    Please pre-register by emailing info@siempretango.ca.

  • Milonga de Mis Amores
    20:15 -23:30
    2019.09.24

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    La Milonga de Mis Amores is held every Tuesday night, from 8:15 PM to 11:30 PM. Whether it’s DJ Francis or DJ Jewel in charge, we play traditional tango music, with a little alternative tango music on occasion. Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    La Milonga de Mis Amores se déroule tous les mardis de 20 h 15 à 23 h 30. Que le Dj soit Francis ou Jewel, nous jouons de la musique de tango traditionnel avec un peu de musique alternative de temps à autre.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Advanced Classics (2/8)
    19:00 -20:00
    2019.09.25

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Advanced Classics (8 weeks)

    Brush up on some classic moves for the social dance floor. We’ll focus on the quality of movement and musicality. (Pre-requisite: Intermediate 1/2)

  • Práctica 1-2-3
    19:00 -21:00
    2019.09.25

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    If you are currently attending Tango 1, 2, 3, or 4, and need some extra help with your class material, go see the gang on Wednesday nights. It’s a no-pressure environment where you can get the guidance you need.

    Cover: Just $10 per person

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  • Tango 2 (3/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.26

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continue your tango journey. Build your skills by exploring turns, the idea of cross system, and milonga. (Pre-requisite: Tango 1)

    ***

    Tango 2: Level Up!
    Continuez votre aventure du tango. Construisez vos habilités en explorant les tours, l’idée du système croisé et de la milonga. Notez que le nombre de places est limité pour ce cours (Conditions préalables: Tango 1)

  • Tango 1 (3/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.26

    2 Daly Avenue

    2 Daly Avenue

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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  • Tango 4 (3/8)
    18:00 -19:00
    2019.09.29

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    Tango 4: Putting It All Together (8 weeks)

    Create natural links between the moves you know. More turns and useful ideas for milonga and vals. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Sunday Práctica
    19:00 -21:30
    2019.09.29

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    317 Chapel Street, Ottawa, ON

    We hold a guided práctica happens most Sundays. This is a relaxed way to improve your tango, meet new partners, and start your work week right.

    Cover: $10 per person, $8 for full-time students.

    ***

    Nous avons une práctica guidée presque tous les dimanches. C’est une façon détendue d’améliorer votre tango, rencontrer des nouveaux  partenaires et de commencer votre semaine de travail du bon pied.

    Prix d’entré: 10 $ par personne, 8 $ pour les étudiants à temps plein.

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  • Recharge Your Tango (3/8)
    18:30 -20:00
    2019.09.30

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Creating an enjoyable tanda with many different partners is a skill. Explore lead/follow techniques that will help you become a pleasure to dance with. This class is especially for those who feel like they’re stuck or for those who are coming back to tango after a break. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)

  • Musicality: I’ve Got Rhythm (3/4)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.30

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Musicality 1: I’ve Got Rhythm (4 weeks)

    We’ll work with common rhythmic patterns in tango music; you will also use dancing on the melody as a contrast. (Pre-requisite: Tango 2)

  • Tango 1 (3/8)
    20:00 -21:30
    2019.09.30

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8R3

    Fundamentals for beginners – the embrace, leader-follower connection, basic walking, the cross, ochos, simple musicality, and essential floorcraft.

    ***

    Les notions fondamentales pour débutants: l’étreinte, la connection entre danseurs, la marche, le croisé, les ochos, une musicalité de base ainsi que la gestion d’une piste de danse.

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