Seattle Tango Classes

Tony and Ilana  have been dancing tango together for more than 25 years. The beauty of their movement comes from their maturity in the dance, strong connection and deep respect for the music.

Tony and Ilana are inspirational instructors. They have the special gift of excellent teaching. They take a creative approach to tango, and combine musicality with a superb analysis and breakdown of the individual movements. Their classes are fun, informative, well thought out and presented.

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New Classes Starting January, 2023 (Classes listed by Date)

Tuesday Class- Starting January 10th

 

Absolute Beginner's Tango Class (Beg. level)

Learn to dance the authentic Argentine tango in a fun and easy way!

No partners required. No dance experience necessary.

This is the class for you, if you:

  • Are an absolute beginner excited to learn the Argentine tango.

  • Have taken tango classes before but like to review the materials.

  • Have two left feet & have never danced before,

  • Or just want to have fun and meet people.

   Greenwood SA Center- 525 N 85th St, Seattle, WA 98103

    -No partner is required. We will rotate partners for this class.

            Tuesday Nights, 1/10- 2/28, 2023

            7:00PM-8:00PM

            $95 (8 weeks class series); $15 drop-ins

 
 

Milonga & Milonga con Traspie (Int./Adv. Level)

By popular demand- our once a year special class!!!
Each year, there are new and exciting steps added to the class material. This is one of our most popular classes. Don't miss it!
Milonga is the mother of tango. Milonga is more cheerful compare to tango music. In this series, Tony and Ilana will introduce many fun milonga steps and explain how to recombine them for different possibilities and variations. Tony and Ilana will also show you how to move to the different rhythms of the Milonga and how to effectively use these rhythms to highlight the different step combination.
The goal of this series is to enable you to improvise a fun and rhythmic dance on the social dance floor. A lot of these steps and rhythm changes can also be incorporated into your tango. Your social tango will benefit tremendously from this Milonga class!
 

   Greenwood SA Center- 525 N 85th St, Seattle, WA 98103

   -No partner is required. We will rotate partners for this class.

           Tuesday Nights, 1/10- 2/28, 2023

            8:05PM-9:05PM

            $95 (8 weeks class series); $15 drop-ins


Thursday Classes- Starting January 12th

 

Tango Turns & Linking Steps  (Beg. Level 2)

Tango turn is the nuts and bolts of the tango structure. Once we understand the structure, we will concentrate on how to use the turns to link the dance.
Topics include navigation, ocho cortado, pivot ochos, sweet rhythmic turn steps, and more! This class will prepare you with all the skills you need to become a confident dancer on the social dance floor!!!

 Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

    -No partner is required. We will rotate partners for this class.

   - Registration: seattletango@hotmail.com

            Thursday Nights, 1/12 - 3/2, 2023

            7:00PM-8:00PM

            $95 (8 weeks class series)

 
 

Tango Salon Turn Sequences and Adornments (Int./Adv.)

In this series, we would like to share with you new and exciting tango salon turn sequences and adornments. Topics include a fine collection of tango turn sequences exploring different classic adornments like agujas, amague, barrida, boleo, cadena, calestita, enrosque, lapiz… and more! These are absolutely breathtakingly beautiful tango-turn sequences!!! We invite you to join us for this special topic!

   Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

   -No partner is required. We will rotate partners for this class.

            Thursday Nights, 1/12 - 3/2, 2023

            8:05PM-9:05PM

            $95 (8 weeks class series); $15 drop-ins



On-Going Classes ( listed by level)

Tuesday Classes
 

Tango Vocabulary & Linking Steps (Beg./ Int, Level)

  Tuesday Nights, 10/18 - 12/13 / 7:00PM-8:00PM @ Greenwood SA Center

(no class on 12/6)

 
 

Paradas & Possibilities (Int./Adv.  Level)

  Tuesday Nights, 10/18 - 12/13 / 8:05PM-9:05PM @ Greenwood SA Center

(no class on 12/6)

 
Thursday Classes
 

Absolute beginner's Tango Class (Beg. Level)

  Tuesday Nights, 10/20 - 12/15 / 7:00PM-8:00PM @ Dance Underground

(no class on 11/24)

 
 

Sacadas and Combinations (Int./Adv.)

 Thursday Nights, 8/25- 10/13 / 8:05PM-9:05PM @ Dance underground

(no class on 11/24)

 

Covid Note:

All events follow current King County vaccination verification and mask mandate.


 

Class Info & Registration:

e-mail: seattletango@hotmail.com

Phone: 206-781-9553