Intermediate Series
for Close Embrace Argentine Tango


Instructors: Joanne Lipson & James Freed

Wednesdays, 8:00pm-9:30pm
July 11, 2007 - August 29, 2007
Room: G168 Angell Hall

Pre-requisite: Advanced Beginner Series
No partner required!

Cost for entire 8 weeks: $10 student / $20 non-student
[see membership details]

This class is geared towards refining your close-embrace tango with a major emphasis on dancing techniques for leaders and followers. We will attempt to cover the following topics:
  • Details for posture, embrace, connection and walking

  • Ochos - Ways of getting in and out

  • Ocho Cortados: Techniques for turning (leaders) and walking, pivoting (followers)

  • Left side turns and Right side turns

  • Initiating small boleos and techniques for resolving them

  • Milonga basics with Traspie

  • Musicality: Dancing to different instruments, Phrasing and Pausing

Please see the schedule for the latest information on lessons and other events. If you have questions or comments, please send email to umtango@umich.edu.