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Siempre means “forever” or “always” in Spanish. For us, the phrase Siempre Tango, “forever tango,” comes down to this:

As long as people seek connection with others, there will always be a place for Argentine Tango in the world. Tango grants us the opportunity to create lasting bonds through intimate embraces and genuine community. This beguiling dance also entices us to keep learning for a lifetime.

Established in 1999, Siempre Tango’s mission is to provide a place to explore this constantly-evolving social dance as a path to wellness, self-confidence, and creative expression. We are also committed to nurturing a vibrant, fun tango community in Ottawa.


Our Winter 2020 Session schedule is available, and registration is open. Contact us to find out what class is right for you.

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Classes

Winter 2020 Session

We’re excited to roll out a new curriculum starting Sunday, January 12. Each session will be 6 weeks long.

For those of you who have taken classes with us previously, there are a few changes:

  • In Tango 101 and 102, students will learn BOTH roles.
  • Classes will focus on dancing socially in close embrace. Our main goal is to help students feel ready to attend and enjoy milongas.
  • If you don’t want to dance in close embrace, you don’t have to. But we highly encourage it. Being able to dance pleasurably in close embrace ties you into the greater world of Argentine Tango outside of Ottawa. To that end, we’ll provide a safe space to explore and support you in any way we can.
  • Tango 301, 302, and Thursday’s Tango 103 all have a “+” designation. People registered for these classes can add on the lower-level class that takes place on the same day. (For most, it will be their first experience dancing the other role or in close embrace, so they will be involved and invested in class.)

Ready to register? Sign up here.

Not sure which class to take? Contact us to find out which class is right for you.

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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Blog

“This curriculum looks great, but I still don’t know what class to take”: A guide to Siempre Tango’s new curriculum

We’ve received a lot of questions from our returning students about the new curriculum, and rightly so. But let us explain a couple of things: We needed a clear road map for beginners to go from zero to milonga-ready in a few months. And by mandating that students learn to lead and follow from the …

Are you ready to attend the milonga? The answer might surprise you.

(This post is purely my opinion, and I speak only for myself.) Last weekend during a quick stop in Montreal, I danced with a leader who’d been taking classes for about seven months. (Sometimes, I like to boost the “tango karma”!) Earlier that day, I’d seen him at the same studio buying a tango dress …

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