Improvise so you don't have to Memorize

Although Argentine Tango is an improvised dance, almost all classes rely on sequences. TangoForge is different. For each of the 25 Elements we teach you the basic Argentine Tango technique and then how to find the variations on your own, so you can explore and innovate in real time while dancing … instead of struggling to remember how to start that sequence.

Digital online courses can’t replace the social aspects of group lessons, but we can give you the information you need to understand Argentine Tango thoroughly and train your body to dance with confidence.

EXERCISE CENTER

Learn your Muscle Chains
12 Months

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  • Muscle-chain diagrams and pIlates-based exercises on video for the 10 most important tango muscles​
  • For dancers who want to improve strength and control
  • EN / DE

KNOWLEDGE BASE

Wikipedia for Tango
12 Months

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  • 150 hyperlinked texts with diagrams and short demonstrative videos, covering every Element's technique and systems of variation, along with disaggregation and pseudonyms
  • For self-directed learners who want to explore tango at their own pace and route
  • Includes Exercise Center
  • EN

SOLO HOME PRACTICE

Don't Wait for a Partner
12 Months

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  • 30 Home Practice Sessions (10 for solo practice in each role and 10 for pair practice) on video, with text notes, and pdf download option
  • For dancers of all levels who want structured home practice to improve control and confidence
  • Includes Exercise Center
    and KnowledgeBase
  • EN / DE

MASTER COURSE

Comprehensive Curriculum
18 Months

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  • Everything technical and improvisational you need to know about the 25 Elements of tango in 16 hours of video
  • For ambitious beginners and students ready for mastery
  • Includes Exercise Center,
    KnowledgBase, and
    Solo Home Practice Courses
  • FREE access to all our live Seminars
  • EN / DE
All of Tango

2019 TangoForge

March 14-April 11, Thursdays: TRYST .Berlin

April 19-21 Rome NeoTango Marathon

May 3-5 Bologna Seminar

May 10-12 Frankfurt Seminar

July 5-7 South Sweden Seminar

September 7-9 Athens Seminar + NeoTango Marathon

October 18-20. Berlin Seminar, simultaneous with the Tangoloft Festivalito Farbenspiele with Tanguerilla Visual Poetry and DJ Elio Astor.

Learn to use your body for tango. That’s Biomechanics.

Regardless of which “style” of tango you prefer, all Argentine Tango relies on the same skills.

We have studied anatomy and biomechanics to be able to give direct and clear instructions for sublime connection, balance, clear communication, and fluid movement.

We teach Argentine Tango technique in a way that everyone can understand and implement, so that teaching is not a cult of personality and metaphor, but a toolbox that students can use on their own to diagnose their own errors, assist partners, and learn faster from any teachers.

Learn to use tango for your creativity. That’s Improvisation.

We teach tango from the elements, without sequences or memorization. Our goal is to empower dancers to experience creativity. The Lexicon of Tango is the repertoire of 25 Elements and their variations inherited from the 1940s.

Until the mid-1990s, tango was understood in groups of steps, or sequences. The Cochabamba Investigation Group analyzed tango and identified the basic elements, from which dancers can compose.

Dancing from the elements empowers dancers to to express every music, challenge partners to maintain intense concentration, and use space skillfully for better floorcraft.

TangoForge is a global community of dancers committed to sublime technique and maximum artistry.

We dance Argentine Tango in a traditional way which means that we take pride in our skills. We dance every movement in the Tango Lexicon inherited from the 1940s – in every variation, on both sides!

We seek to dance with contrast of mood from serious to humorous, with a contrast of rhythmic and melodic musicality, with contrast of speed and dynamic, and variation in the embrace from sweet to sensual to athletic – always with sublime connection.

We encourage all gender/roles, styles, and the application of tango to every music you love.

If you want to work with us live, check our Workshop Agenda. Or use the chatbox below or email to schedule private lessons in Berlin.

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I want you to know that you're not alone....
... neither in your dreams for tango nor in your frustrations.

My deepest desire is the same as all my students and friends ... those who have yet to start dancing and those who dance a lot.

It's partnership.

One thing I've learned on this quest, we need to:

Stop Waiting for Partners, and start Building them

I've written a 10-step action guide. Are you ready to find the Partners you want?

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