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Tango

Ballroom tango is a ballroom dance that branched away from its original Argentine roots by allowing European, American, Hollywood, and competitive influences into the style and execution of the dance.

The present day ballroom tango is divided into two disciplines: American Style and International Style. Both styles may be found in social and competitive dances, but the International version is more globally accepted as a competitive style. Both styles share a closed dance position, but the American style allows its practitioners to separate from closed position to execute open moves, like underarm turns, alternate hand holds, dancing apart, and side-by-side choreography.

American style tango

American style tango’s evolutionary path is derived from Argentina to the United States, when it was popularized by silent film star Rudolph Valentino in 1921, who demonstrated a highly stylized form of Argentine tango in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. As a result, the Hollywood style steps mixed in with other social dance steps of the times began this branch away from the Argentine style. Meanwhile, the tango was also making its own inroads into Europe.

Following the English standardization of their version of tango, Arthur Murray, a ballroom dance instructor in the U.S., tried his own hand at standardizing the ballroom dances for instruction in his chain of social dance schools. This looser social style was referred to as American style by the English.

source: wikipedia

Tango

This is a 5 week series, focusing on Tango!

Join us for our online Zoom class in the world of Ballroom dancing. We will focusing on patterns and technique that you are able to do in your own home. We will be working on footwork, leg action, contra body, head postion, and patterns that you can dance when there is limited space.

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$70.00

Tango

  • Wed, Aug 05, 2020 - 830pm
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020 - 830pm
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020 - 830pm
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020 - 830pm
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020 - 830pm

Silver Tango

Join us for this dramatic group dance class. The Tango! Take your leading and following to new heights during this intermediate/advanced class, where we will be focusing on fun new patterns and lots of technique. Become the dance partner you have always wanted to be. You must have strong working knowledge of this dance or any of the smooth dances to join. Not sure if this class is right for you? Call 516-241-3179 today for more details.

Class is $70 pp for all 4 weeks. Classes are 55 minutes in length.

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Feb 06, 2019 - 800pm
  • Wed, Feb 13, 2019 - 800pm
  • Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 800pm
  • Wed, Feb 27, 2019 - 800pm

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Silver Tango

Join us for this dramatic group dance class. The Tango! Take your leading and following to new heights during this intermediate/advanced class, where we will be focusing on fun new patterns and lots of technique. Become the dance partner you have always wanted to be. You must have strong working knowledge of this dance or any of the smooth dances to join. Not sure if this class is right for you? Call 516-241-3179 today for more details.

Class is $70 pp for all 4 weeks. Classes are 55 minutes in length.

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Dec 05, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Dec 26, 2018 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Silver Tango

Join us for this dramatic group dance class. The Tango! Take your leading and following to new heights during this intermediate/advanced class, where we will be focusing on fun new patterns and lots of technique. Become the dance partner you have always wanted to be. You must have strong working knowledge of this dance or any of the smooth dances to join. Not sure if this class is right for you? Call 516-241-3179 today for more details.

Class is $70 pp for all 4 weeks. Classes are 55 minutes in length.

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Oct 10, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Oct 24, 2018 - 800pm
  • Wed, Oct 31, 2018 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Silver Tango

Silver American Tango. Drama and romance meet in this beautiful and sensational dance. Take your dancing to the next level with a focus on connection and strong leading and following. You must have a solid foundation in any form of Tango o take part in this class.

This class will run for 4 weeks and is $70 per person.

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Jul 12, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Aug 02, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Aug 09, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Aug 16, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Aug 23, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Aug 30, 2017 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Silver Tango

Silver American Tango. Drama and romance meet in this beautiful and sensational dance. Take your dancing to the next level with a focus on connection and strong leading and following. You must have a solid foundation in any form of Tango o take part in this class.

This class will run for 4 weeks and is $70 per person.

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Jun 14, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Jun 21, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Jun 28, 2017 - 800pm
  • Wed, Jul 05, 2017 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Tango with John Mazzei!

Join our very special instructor John Mazzei for this special 1 hour Tango class! For those of you who took his group over the winter, this is a great time to come back and review all the amazing Silver Tango patterns you learned. For those looking to add to their knowledge of Tango (must be high level bronze or of silver level to join) then this is a class you don't want to miss.

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Tango with John Mazzei!

  • Wed, Jul 13, 2016 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Silver Tango

Join our very special guest instructor John Mazzei for this wonderful class. We are taking the sensual Tango to the next level by enhancing your leading and following skills and learning some new fun patterns. This is a 4 week progressive class and you must have a good foundation in either Tango, Foxtrot or Waltz to sign up. We recommend signing up for the whole month to get the most out of your learning.

Time: 8:45pm

Price: $70 for all 4 weeks of class or $25 to drop in (only allowed on weeks 1 and 2)

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Apr 06, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Apr 13, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Apr 20, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Apr 27, 2016 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

Silver Tango

John our very special guest instructor John Mazzei for this wonderful class. We are taking the sensual Tango to the next level by enhancing your leading and following skills and learning some new fun patterns. This is a 4 week progressive class and you must have a good foundation in either Tango, Foxtrot or Waltz to sign up. We recommend signing up for the whole month to get the most out of your learning.

Time: 8:45pm

Price: $70 for all 4 weeks of class or $25 to drop in (only allowed on weeks 1 and 2)

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$20.00

Silver Tango

  • Wed, Mar 09, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Mar 16, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Mar 23, 2016 - 800pm
  • Wed, Mar 30, 2016 - 800pm

This group class already completed. View upcoming events on the Calendar.

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