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

SP-1

In tune with the music Sofia and Pablo Sofia and Pablo will help you to adapt and modify your movement according to different musical ideas. How can we change the dynamic in order to create contrasts and give texture to our dance? Musicality Intermediate / Advanced £25.00 Spaces

SP-2a

Exploring pivots and crosses - Part 1 Sofia and Pablo

In part one of this two part seminar, Sofia and Pablo look at ways to mix pivots and crosses to create new possibilities, find different uses for pivots and investigate usual and more unusual crosses.
They look at how to lead and follow them and how to compare and mix them.

Please note that this workshop must be booked together with SP-2b

Tango Advanced £25.00 Spaces

SP-2b

Exploring pivots and crosses - Part 2 Sofia and Pablo

In part two of this two part seminar, Sofia and Pablo continue to look at ways to mix pivots and crosses to create new possibilities, find different uses for pivots and investigate usual and more unusual crosses.
They look at how to lead and follow them and how to compare and mix them.

Please note that this workshop must be booked together with SP-2a

Tango Advanced £25.00 Spaces

SP-3

Milonga lisa and traspié for the dance floor. Sofia and Pablo An opportunity to work on milonga in both the lisa (smooth) style and traspié (double time) styles and learn how to switch smoothly between them while dancing. Milonga Advanced £25.00 Spaces

SP-4

Adapting the embrace Sofia and Pablo Sofia and Pablo investigate ways that the couple can adjust their embrace according to the momentary needs of the dance. They will look at ways to keep these transitions smooth and danceable. Please note that this a a Master level workshop. We would expect that you have a good knowledge and experience of tango and that your embrace is comfortable and effective while dancing and that you already have some ability to work as a couple to vary your embrace. Tango Master £25.00 Spaces

SP-5

Cool turns Sofia and Pablo Sofia and Pablo will teach you basic, yet effective rebounds and giros as well as how to use these to play with the rhythm in tango. Tango Intermediate £25.00 Spaces

JA-1

Same ingredients, different recipe. Jolanta and Adrian

Can your partner tell which orchestra you are dancing to?

Jolanta and Adrian will look at how to change the feel of your dancing to suit the music currently playing. You will investigate how to use the connection with your partner to adapt to the changing style of the music.

This workshop is less about figures and more about the feel of your dancing. It is suitable for anyone who can dance a range of steps and structures in tango, vals and milonga and who is at a level where they are able to play with what they know.

Musicality Intermediate / Advanced £25.00 Spaces

JA-2

Fun with canyengue Jolanta and Adrian

Jolanta and Adrian will look at the rhythm and structure of canyengue with some suggestions as to how to make it fun and creative as well as how to make it work on a social dancefloor.

It is suitable for anyone who can dance tango to a good level and ideal for those who have a basic knowledge of canyengue.

Canyengue Intermediate £25.00 Spaces

DT-1

The Tango Orchestras David Thomas

Talk: For more info, see Tango Talk

Talk All Levels £25.00 Spaces