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« on: May 15, 2013, 08:26:23 PM »

This topic came up because of a tango festival which will be held next weekend. In it, there will be a weekend-long intensive which is aimed at people who know nothing about tango and/or danced some tango log ago, but who have forgotten most of it.  The intensive supposedly covers everything that is normally covered in a four-week class and gets people ready for "advanced beginner classes."

Question to tango people (especially tango teachers)  if you were to design a weekend intensive or four-week class just for "absolute beginners," what elements of tango do you think would be essential to cover?
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2013, 08:46:23 AM »

Interesting what is the most common mistake in doing Tango, is rising and not remaining flat. I am sure the very basics of tango would be enough to fill up a good day Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2013, 09:35:34 AM »

I find it strange that they're offering a weekender.  I would think that some concepts would require practice time to sink in. *shrug*
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