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Tango BluesAugust 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015 -- Parada for Improv'

Improvisation requires taking some risks. Paradas provide a plethora of opportunities to change your dance and be creative. This class is to encourage exploration but there is one catch: The golden rule (huh?)

Time:  3:00 - 4:30pm

Fees:  $20 per person

Location:  BDS, 4850 Harwood Road, San Jose

 

Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- Barrida & Llevada

The glorious sensation of being swept off one's feet in a beautiful dance is epitomized in the literal 'sweep and lift' or barrida and llevada.  There are multiple elements of technique for both leader and follower to effect these sumptuous visual delights.

Tango - Captivating & Inspirational

Tango in Silouhettesilhouette6 The principal objective of Tango Fantástico is to promote the art and culture of Argentine Tango through instruction and demonstration.

Often described as the seductive dance of one body with four legs, Argentine Tango is an expressive dance that follows artistic lines which are both improvised and led.  The dancers become the music and the music is the dance.

The tango embrace is close, soft and warm. Complicated improvised patterns are executed with precision and elegance; the tangling and unraveling of intertwined legs, deliberate and poised.  The fluid movement of the dancers is captivating and unique - an improvised dance is never repeated.