The Tango originated in the 1880s in Argentina and Uruguay. In American history, the Tango make its first appearance between 1910-1914. It was an instant hit with the public for its intriguing, asymmetrical, and sophisticated patterns.
Thanks to its universal music with many types of sub-styles, the Tango has continued to prosper around the globe. However, among the dances that came into being in the early 20th century, only the Tango style has prospered and enjoyed this much popularity.
The Tango is one of the most highly stylized ballroom dances. The staccato movement of the feet and the flexed knees, highlight the emotional style of the dance. It is dramatic with measured crossing steps and poised pauses. The tango’s characteristic in dancing close to the partner might be the main reason for its universal popularity.
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What Can I Expect at Tango Lessons?
At Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Raleigh, our instructors tailor each lesson to your skill level. In addition to highly personalized instruction, you can expect…
- A great workout for your body and brain!
- A self-esteem boost
- Healthy stress relief
- Meeting new people and making new friends
Take a look at some Fred Astaire students doing the Tango:
Try Something New, Learn to Tango!
Whether you’re looking for new date night ideas or you just want to try something new, you’ll love learning to Tango at Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Raleigh! Schedule your first lesson by calling us at (919) 872-0111 or filling out the contact form below! (If you’re new to Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Raleigh, take advantage of our new student special!)