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NVT has been offering classes on an ongoing basis, but now we are offering them in series! A beginner-level series will complete in 8 weeks (Drop-ins are still welcome!😊) and the intermediate-level curriculum will cover a wide range of dance vocabulary. Meet the new curriculum below!...

It was nice seeing many of you at the classes and practica yesterday! We examined the La base in detail and the fine control of the woman's hip rotation by the man's marca. ...

Sat 3/24 - Come and dance to be immersed in Argentine tango. All levels are welcome. An original tango painting will be raffled at midnight....

NoVa Tango School February Milonga will be on 2/24!...

Milonga NoVa Tango School  January 2018 will be on the next Saturday 1/27!...

Milonga NoVa Tango School 2017 End of Year Edition will be on this Saturday, 12/20/2017. ...

Elegance comes from simplicity and efficiency. Extra movements are often done to compensate/cover the lack of skills. Someone loses balance as he/she walks, thus he/she wiggles his/her body to regain balance. This is not elegant. Someone's balance is good, thus his/her body does not wiggle as...

Sebastian and Joana will visit Pablo's Practica on Wednesday 10/25. They will hang out there and will even give a practice topic and help practicing it so that you can have a taste of their workshops....

As mentioned in a previous tip, there are repeating elements (R) (the same rhythm and melody, or just the same rhythm) and concluding elements (C) in tango music. Call and response is another central concept in tango music. A musical idea appears and a musical...

In tango music, musical ideas of various lengths often repeat themselves. Usually, the repetition happens for two or three times, followed by a conclusive or bridging musical element. ...

There is a milonguero saying that the skirt of a good milonguera has a line across her hips....

For a dancing couple on the floor, there is the best default orientation to base their dance. Imagine a dancing couple on the line of dance on the outer lane of the dance floor. Imagine a clockface around this couple. The arrow of the line...

Social dancing happens on a floor with other people dancing on it also. As more people get on the dance floor, the possibility of collision increases. The question of how much space a dancing couple can occupy while being fair to the other couples on...

If you lose balance while doing a movement (walk, ochos, and etc.) but are stable with a partner, your partner is doing the work to keep you on balance and thus he/she is being burdened. Practice walking and ochos alone until you can do them...

NoVa Tango School presents Sebastian Jimenez and Joana Gomes to DC, for a week of workshops, private lessons, and performance! Sebastian Jimenez, the champion of world tango championship in 2010 and one of the most sought-after tango maestros in the world, and Joana Gomes are coming...