Dance is the hidden language of the soul               Martha Graham

 

Nasrin offers regular tango classes at several locations. Most of her classes are held at Clique Studios ! You get an extensive one-to-one attention during group classes. You can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere to dance, learn and grow… whether you like to socialize, just enjoy some nice dances, practice and explore or a bit of everything, Come and join us eager to dance with your open heart and warm embrace!

Sundays at Clique Studios ; Level I - Level II - Level III - Level IV

2385 Midway Rd #100, Carrollton, TX 75006

New Series of classes start 1st Sunday of every month!

Fee: $15 per student per class. or $55 for a series of 4 consecutive lesson.

Wednesday at Clique Studio; Tango Practica open to All levels

2385 Midway Rd #100, Carrollton, TX 75006

New Series of Level I starts 1st Wednesday of every month.

Fee:  $15 each class or $55 for a series of 4 consecutive lesson

Title

Description of Classes by Level

Sundays at Clique Studios!

Level I-4:30

Sundays 4:30-5:30  at TangoAmor Salon

This Level is recommended for people who have never taken tango before, or for people with little experience in tango. In this class you will learn the general technique for walking and pivots. We teach technique in the context of simple  sequences that are common in social dancing. The emphasis will be on connection with partner and hearing the beat of tango music. In this class we will work on:

 

  • Posture, balance, and basic techniques
  • The embrace (open version)
  • Fundamentals of connection, and leading & following
  • Walking, weight changes and rock-steps
  • Parallel versus Cross-system
  • Front ocho & Back ocho
  • The basic step
  • Rock step
  • Principles of navigation and tango etiquette
  • Leading and following fundamentals

Level II-5:30

Sundays 5:30-6:30 at Clique Studios!

You should have the basic understanding of walking and pivots in tango in order to attend this class. We will work on following (but not limited to) concepts.

 

  • Dancing in open and close embrace
  • Walking variations
  • Pivots
  • Ocho cortado
  • La Cruzada (cross)
  • Ocho Cortado and rockstep turns
  • Right & Left Turns
  • Paradas, Pasadas
  • Molinete
  • Development in floor craft

Level III-6:30

Sundays 6:30-7:30 at Clique Studios!

Students will develop a better understanding of the structure of tango and work more with combining elements to build improvisational skills for the social dance floor. Rhythmic variation for musicality will also be discussed in this level. In this class we will be working on :

  • Refined walking technique
  • Exploring cross and parallel systems
  • Cross variations
  • Ocho variations
  • Getting into/out of the Molinete
  • Sacadas, Boleos, Ganchos, Barridas
  • Introduction to Tango Rhythms: Vals, Milonga, Tango.

Level IV-7:30

Sundays 6:30-7:30 at Clique Studios!

This class is geared toward those who have been actively dancing for at least two years(Classes, milongas, practices) , have a good grasp of basic technique and can fluidly incorporate different rhythmic patterns. We focus on improving and fine tuning the quality of movement and developing a more subtle connection between leader and follower. In this level students learn to add adornments and develop expression and personality.

  • Dancing to the phrases and Melody
  • Back Sacadas, Volcadas, Colgadas
  • Changes of directions
  • Single axis turns

Wednesday at Clique Studio

Practica 7:30-9:00

Tango Practica for All Levels: Wednesdays 7:00-9:00  At Clique Studios!

 Argentine Tango supervised Practica on Wednesdays at Clique Studios! This is NOT a Milonga. Practica is open to all level dancers. We will be playing 3 song Tandas. Feel free to collaborate with a partner, drill technique practices, review and develop your newest steps.
Water, Tea and refreshments are provided.

 

Articulate Feet Workshop

Sharpen And Clean Your Footwork!

Details

Date: 1st Saturday of some months; Please contact to confirm.
Time: 3:30-5:00
Registration: contact Nasrin 214-507-1071, nbarmaki@hotmail.com
Fee: $15
Location: Clique Studios

Description

Class Description:
These intensive workshops are for followers seeking to:
– deepen their understanding of technique
– develop a deeper relationship with music
– enhance their self-expression

Each Articulate Feet workshop will focus on different themes, techniques and adornments.

In Articulate feet workshop series you will learn about:

Balance, Axis, Posture,
Foot positioning, Body parts alignments
Foot work, Embellishments to music
Sensuality, Elegance and Connection in Tango
Graceful Leg extension
Pivoting
Dissociations, Spiral
Technique of Boleos, Ganchos, Barridas, Paradas, Sacadas, Volcadas, Colgadas
Finding your own voice and personality,
Listening and feeling the music

Please bring a pair of flat and a pair of high heels and wear comfortable stretchy outfit.

Followers’ Technique & Embellishments