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Argentine Tango Essential for Beginners

January 30 @ 12:24 am EST

Every Tuesday at 6:30PM, Mariela Franganillo’s beginners courses concentrate on the fundamental Tango techniques as well as the essential basics. Her classes will help equip new beginners as well as a brushing up for the experience dancers with the necessary Tango foundation to progress to the next level.

Mariela Franganillo has more than 20 years of experience as Tango performer, choreographer and teacher. She was a featured dancer on Broadway in Forever Tango and has is a noted instructor in New York City. Her principal influences were her teachers Gustavo Naveira and Mingo Pugliese. In her dance class she carries on their traditions of teaching social dancing, emphasizing musicality and technique as a way to create the unique Tango connection that draws dancers to Tango.

CBS News – Mariela Franganillo interviewed by Thomas Reale.

Every Tuesday
• 6:30-7:30pm
Walking, Embrace, Pauses and Ochos – Beginner Level
• 7:30-8:30pm
Musicality Class with a Guest Musician – All Levels
{Understanding and identifying different Tango, Milonga & Vals rhythms with a live musician (bass, bandoneón, or piano)}
• 8:30-9:30pm
Techniques for Turn-Intermediate Level
• 9:30-10:30pm
Balance and Embellishments – Intermediate to Advance Level
{Emphasis on developing posture and balance, learning how to maintain axis as well as applying adornments to basic steps.}

Drop-In Single Class – $30
4 Classes – $100
8 Classes – $160
Classes should be taken within three months of purchase.


January 30, 2023
12:24 am EST

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