Tango In The Catskills 2018- Aug 24th to Aug 26th

Tango In The Catskills
Tango In The Catskills

Tanghetto- July 7, 2018- Bearsville Theater- Woodstock, NY 12498

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Argentina On The Hudson – Eduardo Parra Signs In Kingston, NY

Argentina On The Hudson – Eduardo Parra Signs In Kingston, NY
Famous Argentine Tango Singer Eduardo Parra sang songs on the riverfront of Kingston, N.Y. bringing a piece of Argentina to Kingston.
Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango In Pine Bush- June 9, 2018

Tango In Pine Bush
Tango In Pine Bush Jun

Tango Under The Tent Milonga- Saturday- June 2nd

Saturday, June 2nd
Saturday, June 2nd

Tango On The Mountain- Interview with Nina Jirka

             A interview with Nina Jirka                                                                  New Paltz has so much, and now, with a place to tango!

Join us every Wednesday 6:30 PM – 10 PM-

Slingerland Pavilion at Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead    Upper 27 Knolls Road, High Falls, NY

Roost Studios and Art Gallery

69 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561

Contact Nina Jirka:

nina@tangonewpaltz.com

tangonewpaltz@gmail.com

(845) 256-0114

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Why Tango? Because It Offers More Than Any Other Dance!

Why Tango? Because It Offers More Than Any Other Dance!

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you!

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The Family of Tango Dances

There are actually three tango dances—each with its own music—in Argentine social dance. During the course of an evening of dancing all three will be played and danced.

The first is simply tango. This is thedance most people would recognize as tango and the dance most beginners learn first. Its music is typically based on a slow, steady four-count beat.

The second dance is called milonga. Milonga is a faster-paced dance based on simplified tango steps. It has much the same rhythm and feeling as a polka.

Milonga music is historically older than tango music, but the dance itself is actually newer. Milonga is a dance simply for fun.

The third is tango waltz, called vals or vals cruzado. Tango waltz music is based on the classic 1-2-3 of waltz, but in this type of tango, dancers typically dance on the ones. Continue reading “Why Tango? Because It Offers More Than Any Other Dance!”

Tango Mileage What Is It? And Why Do You Need It!

Tango Mileage What Is It? And Why Do You Need It!

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“The Beginner’s Guide to Argentine Tango”

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Attending Tango Class

When you’re a beginning tango student, attending a class is the best way to get your bearings in the dance.

Sign up and attend regularly. Every good dancer I know is good because they signed up for the first series of classes and attended all of them. Learning to dance tango is a wonderful commitment you make for yourself and consistency is as important to achieving this goal as it is for all others in your life. Signing up and coming to one class a month here and there will just be frustrating for you.

A good tango class should introduce you to the following elements of tango: walking, turning, stopping, navigation, musicality and some embellishments. Continue reading “Tango Mileage What Is It? And Why Do You Need It!”

Mother & Son Tango

  • We had a great turn out at our Tango Milonga del Corazon this Saturday and wanted to share some great Tango dancing by Gabriel and his Mom who came all the way from Pennsylvania to Tango at our Milonga and show why Tango is a multi-generational and beautiful dance for all to enjoy. 
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