DanceThe Tango TodayTaste of Tango –
A free half hour introduction to the exquisite dance The Argentine Tango. No need for a partner to get a quick introduction. The cost is your time to turn up. It could be a life changing experience. 7pm Thursday.
Beginners Course - This is an 8 week course of instruction for beginners to Argentine Tango delivered by volunteers from the Perth Tango Club. This course covers the following elements of tango: walking, turning, stopping, navigation, musicality and some embellishments. After this course, students will be able to participate and navigate a milonga (i.e. a social dance).
Cost – You must be a member of the Club to undertake the course. A introductory offer of $100 for membership is available for the 8 weeks payable at the beginning of the Course which includes the membership fee ($35). Being a member entitles you to all the social events as well as a parking permit to park for free at the carpark during nightly events.
Course Registration– 6.45pm Thursday. New registrations will only be allowed for the first two weeks into the course. Instruction is from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, however participants are encouraged to start at 7pm to practise during the Taste of Tango sessions.
COVID-19 Policy - We will strictly adhere to current State regulations with regards to COVID-19. Currently this means wearing a mask and we will have to sight your vaccination certificate. Click here to find the best way to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations.
Dress – Comfortable neat casual clothes. Dance shoes are preferable; however you will need shoes that allow you to freely pivot on your feet. Rubber sole shoes are not good for dancing as they can hurt the knees.
Hygiene – The Tango is a close embrace dance, hence the need for good personal hygiene to make the experience enjoyable.
Instructors – Your volunteer instructors are Mike and Marzena. Mike can be contacted via email email@example.com. On occasion, Sam will help out or stand in for Mike.
Guided Practice – After the lessons, there will be an optional attendance 1 hour during which you can practice the lessons steps with experienced members. We encourage our students to take this opportunity to cement the key elements of the lesson into muscle memory and to get to know your follow students and other members.