Intermediate Series
for Close Embrace Argentine Tango


Instructors: Heather Whitehead and Ramji Venkataramanan
Teaching Assistant: Anjali Purkayastha

Wednesdays, 8:00pm-9:30pm
9 Jan, 2007 - 27 Feb, 2008
Room: G168 Angell Hall

Pre-requisite: Advanced Beginner Series A and B
No partner required!

Cost for entire 8 weeks: see membership page

This class is geared towards people who have been taken both versions of the advanced-beginner series. Musicality will be a significant part of all the material taught. In this series, we will cover the following topics.
  • Embrace and walking- Being light and grounded.

  • Musicality I: Listening and expressing pauses, breaks and syncopations in tango.

  • Follower pivots and forward ochos, controlled back boleos.

  • Sacadas from cross-system walking, left turns (giros) with sacadas

  • Right turn with sacadas.

  • Milonga: Walking and traspie- review and more variations.

  • Musicality II: Ideas for dancing to different instruments.

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.