Fall Session 2019

The Fall Session will begin on Thursday, September 12, 2019. You must pre-register by contacting us either by email or at (613) 789-9996, so we can create leader-follower balance.

Fall 2019 Ottawa Tango schedule

We offer regular classes for each level of dance. Wherever you are in your tango journey, we can help. 

Regular Group Classes

Tango 1 (8 weeks, 90 minutes per class)
Fundamentals for enjoyable social tango – a comfortable leader-follower connection and a simple toolbox of moves to use well into the future.
Pricing: $170 per person, HST included

Tango 2: Level Up! (8 weeks, 90 minutes per class)
Continue your tango journey. Build your skills by exploring turns, the idea of cross system, and milonga. (Pre-requisite: Tango 1)
Pricing: $170 per person, HST included

Tango 4: Putting It All Together (8 weeks, 90 minutes per class)
Create natural links between the moves you know. More turns and useful ideas for milonga and vals. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)
Pricing: $170 per person, HST included. Includes entrance to the Sunday Práctica!

Recharge Your Tango (8 weeks, 90 minutes per class)
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)
Pricing: $170 per person, HST included.

Advanced Classics (8 weeks, 60 minutes per class)
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)
Pricing: $150 per person, HST included. Includes entrance to Práctica 1-2-3!

Mini-Sessions

Retro Moves Series:

We thought it would be fun if Francis and brigitte revisit some of the moves that were 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.

Retro Moves 1: September 3, 17, 24
Back sacadas and soltadas.
Pricing: $25 per class, $65 for all 3.

Retro Moves 2: October 8, 15, 22
Volcadas, colgadas, off-axis moves, and more.
Pricing: $25 per class, $65 for all 3.

Musicality Series:

If there’s one thing we specialise in, it’s co-creating greater presence in the moment through musicality. Learn about underlying patterns in tango music, and interact more deeply with the music and your partner.

Series 1: I’ve Got Rhythm (September 16, 23, 30, and October 7)
Common rhythmic patterns in tango music; use dancing on the melody as a contrast. (Pre-requisite: Tango 1)
Pricing: $85 per person, including HST.

Series 2: Give and Take (4 weeks)
Pauses and paradas are opportunities for dialogue between leaders and followers. Let your personality shine. (Pre-requisite: Tango 3)
Pricing: $85 per person, including HST.

Milonga Mini-Session (October 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6)

We’ll start with foundational basics, so this class is perfect for those who don’t dance milonga YET or for those who struggle with milonga. For those who already love milonga, sign up with a like-minded partner and we’ll add more concepts so you can feed your need for speed!
Pricing: $90 per person (includes HST). Pre-requisite: Tango 1.