Workshops available at the CITF.

We have put together a range of workshops at different levels and in each of the different dances. Please check the Programme page before booking to ensure that your choice of workshops do not clash. Please also choose workshops which are of an appropriate level for you.

Code Title Teacher(s) Description Dance Level Cost Spaces
JA-T0 Beginner tango 1 Jolanta and Adrian A tango class suitable for complete beginners. You will learn the basic structure of tango and be introduced to the concept of leading and following. Tango Beginner N/A - Beginners only Spaces
JA-T1 Beginner tango 2 Jolanta and Adrian This class follows on from JA-T1. It will extend the concept of leading and following as well as introducing some simple figures in tango. Tango Beginner N/A - Beginners only Spaces
FA-1 Secrets of the embrace Fernanda and Alejandro Fernanda and Alejandro share the secrets of the embrace for good tango posture in walking and ochos. Tango Improver / Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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FA-2 Golden Age Figures Fernanda and Alejandro Fernanda and Alejandro will teach us traditional tango figures from tango's Golden Age. Tango Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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FA-3 Free your legs Fernanda and Alejandro Fernanda and Alejandro look at the differences and similarities between planeos and boleos and how to create the necessary relaxation in the legs. Tango Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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FA-4 The energy of dissociation Fernanda and Alejandro Fernanda and Alejandro help us to understand how we we can use the energy created by the dissocaitaion to help our tango to flow. Tango Improver / Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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FA-5 Musicality in vals Fernanda and Alejandro Using the elasticity of the embrace to improve our musicality in vals. Vals Improver / Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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PM-1 Variations in rhythm and direction Patricia and Matteo Using linear and circular walking, Patricia and Matteo will look at hwo we can vary the rhythm and direction of our dancing while paying particular attention to the embrace and the music. Tango Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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PM-2 Playing with the music Patricia and Matteo Patricia and Matteo will look at how both leaders and followers can interpret the rhythm in the music through the use of embellishments. Tango Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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PM-3 Fluidity in vals Patricia and Matteo Patricia and Matteo look at how we can achieve a fluid and smooth movement when we dance vals. Vals Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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PM-4 Perfect turns Patricia and Matteo Five fundamental skills which will enable us all to turn perfectly while dancing. Tango Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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PM-5 Milonga embellishments Patricia and Matteo Patricia and Matteo look at emebellishments in both milonga traspie and milonga lisa. Milonga Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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LT Technique for Leaders Alejandro Ferreyra Alejandro provides a thorough grounding for leaders to improve their technique. Tango All Levels £22.00*
(£22.00)
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FT Technique for Followers Fernanda Grosso Fernanda takes the followers through good technique in detail. Tango All Levels £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-1 Calesitas in vals Graciela and Osvaldo Looking at a range of accompaniments by the leader in the calesiita and the different positions of the leg for the follower. Vals Improver / Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-2 Milonguero colgadas Graciela and Osvaldo Looking at colgadas in a milonguero style. The technique required to dance them in a closed embrace. Tango Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-3 Improvising in milonga Graciela and Osvaldo Enjoyable figures and combinations for learning to improvise when dancing milonga. Milonga Intermediate / Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-4 Where can we put figures and adornments Graciela and Osvaldo A consideration of where the music allows us to put all of our cherished figures and our special adornments. Musicality Intermediate / Advanced £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-Opt Introduction to canyengue Graciela and Osvaldo The canyengue masters give us an awareness of our weight and how to move it. They will show us how to construct the canyengue lean, learn the canyengue walk and understand and enjoy canyengue music. Canyengue Improver / Intermediate £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-5 Breathing Tango Graciela and Osvaldo Couples will learn a milonguero style figure alongside individually learning breathing techniques and then looking at how the techniques have affected the figure. Tango All Levels £22.00*
(£22.00)
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GO-Conf Estilos de Tango Graciela and Osvaldo "Styles of Tango" is an interactive talk with videos, photographs, music and verbal description in which Graciela and Osvaldo highlight the characteristics which distinguish the different styles of tango and how the social world affected their evolution. Lecture All Levels £10.00*
(£10.00)
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