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Argentine Tango dance holiday in Andalucia, Spain
The tango course is taught by your hosts Ken and Erika who are passionate about authentic Argentinean tango, practising for over 15 years. They will work with you to help you improve your techniques, learn new skills and increase your artistic confidence. If you are already an experienced dancer your teachers will help you develop your skills to the next level.
- Seven and a half hours of authentic Argentinean tango lessons during the week
- Six nights accommodation in a double room with a shared bathroom
- An evening welcome dinner with wine
- Argentine Asado barbecue
- Delicious fresh continental breakfast for six mornings
- Use of the private swimming pool and terraces
- Use of the dance studio to practise your steps
- A night out at a local Milonga, where you will be driven to the Milonga and back by one of your teachers who will also accompany you dancing, if you require two tutors to partner you please add the extra Taxi dancer option before booking
Please note: during July and August the night at a Milonga may be substituted by another private lesson, Milongas are infrequent due to the heat at this period
Depending on your arrival times at the villa you can take one of your tango lessons on the first day. Your tango lessons will cover a short version of Argentine tango history followed by the tango embrace, posture, the tango walk both alone and with a partner. You will also learn the tango basic six step move, both the closed and open versions. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. In the evening you will join Ken and Erika for dinner at the house where you can get to know your hosts and also have the chance to discuss your objectives.
Delicious continental breakfast in the morning before starting your second day of your tango lessons. In your second Argentine tango lesson you will begin by recapping the first lesson, you will learn the basic eight step with cross including the ocho atrás and ocho adelante. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. Time to relax in the house, or to explore the local area
Delicious continental breakfast in the morning. Take the day to relax and explore the local area, enjoy the views and the private outdoor swimming pool.
Breakfast in the morning. In your third Argentine tango lesson you will begin by recapping the first two lessons, you will learn floorcraft and changes of direction. You will learn the line of dance; the direction to move around the floor. You will also cover the cuñita and the calesita. After your one and a half hours of Argentine tango lessons you will enjoy a tapas lunch. Time to relax in the house, or to explore the local area
Breakfast first thing - In your fourth Argentine tango, you will learn the media luna a combination of the ocho adelante and ocho atrás. Media luna doble is an alternative version where the leader accompanies his partner throughout the step. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. You have the afternoon free to visit the coastal area, the pueblo blancos or any of the surrounding cities. In the evening you will be chauffeur driven by one of your dance instructors to a local lively Milonga where you can practice all the wonderful tango steps you have learnt that day with your fun, enthusiastic and professional partner
After breakfast you will take your fifth tango lesson. In your final lesson you will learn how to do the Giro a la derecha a movement where one person dances around their partner clockwise and Giro a la izquierda: The ‘giro a la izquierda’ the same movement but going anti-clockwise
Day seven - Departure Day
After breakfast guests are asked to check-out of their rooms ready for departure taking home with them new tango skills and an insight into Andalucían life that will stay with them long after the holiday is over
Please note this itinerary is an example only and may change slightly due to flight arrival times, your level, time of year and weather conditions:
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