Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Tango is a relatively complex dance, music and culture that had evolved for over than almost a century. We have compiled a list of FAQs aiming to answer many of them as detailed as possible.
The FAQs are categorized into sections based on related aspects of the Tango Dance; please follow navigate through the links below for all answers about your specific inquiries:

Class Participation (10)

Do we change partners frequently in the class?

Yes, unless you have your own and request not to change. However, it is recommended that you change partners, as you will learn to respond to different dancers.

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How important is it for the follower to know leading skills?

It is important to understand the basic principles which you will learn during technique classes.

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Participant Expected Progress (5)

What are the different progression levels for learning Tango Dance?

Progressing from one level to the other for Tango Dancing entirely depends on the participant’s efforts spent to learn. Some participants show high and active engagement during classes which enable them to progress quickly, while others need to add some extra effort to progress.
In general, there are 4 levels for Tango Dance progression: Beginner, Improver, Intermediate and Advanced.

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How long time it needs to learn the basic Tango Dance Principles?

Level: Complete beginner
After attending Tango Dance Classes for approximately 1 month, Participants will understand the basic principles of Tango Dance, and be able to lead/follow simple patterns with partners of a similar level.

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Private Classes (5)

How quickly should I expect to progress?

It is possible for everyone to learn Tango, and normally the progress depends on individual talent and previous dancing experience. Our instructor will not spare any effort for you to progress as quickly as possible; but please keep in mind; it still requires your dedication and efforts to progress fast as well.

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What if I get frustrated in the class, as I am a slow learner?

Consider taking a few private lessons. Private classes will also make your learning faster and more enjoyable.

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Suitable clothing and footwear (4)

What is the appropriate footwear?

For ladies, a pair of soft leather shoes with either crossed straps or a T-strap is the best for maximum foot support.

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Where can I buy Tango shoes?

We have a wide selection of practice and salon shoes available at our boutique. Visit our boutique for more information and purchasing.

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