BPATS | Absolute Beginners - Intensive Introduction Course

Absolute Beginners - Intensive Introduction Course is a follow on from the Free
Taster workshop and we delve deeper into the essential elements which was introduced
in the earlier workshop. At the end of the workshop, you will be equipped with the basic tools which will enable you to attend your first milonga (social dance) and to move on to
the Beginners Levels I & II courses.


Course Description

Learn the fundamentals of Tango in 1 day/4 -week session. You will learn the basic elements of the tango walk (caminada) and introduction to basic steps, emphasizing posture, leading and following skills, and interpreting
the music.


Why you should take this course

This accelerated curriculum is intended to get you out on the dance floor within weeks!
It covers the basics and fundamentals required to get you dancing in a relatively short time.
It can be taken in a four hour session or as a 4-week session and on completion will equip
you to confidently take to the dance floor on our monthly social dance events.


Course Program

We will revise and develop the basic principles of Tango including:

  • Introduction to Tango as a Social Dance
  • Posture, Embrace, Position and Walking
  • Balance and Weight change
  • centring weight, and waiting.
  • The lead and follow
  • Following and leading the four linear directions
  • Basic steps (salida and resolution)
  • The “box” step
  • Walking (inside and outside partners)
  • General floorcraft and navigation for social dancing (Line of dance)

Workshop Level

Absolute Beginners



No previous experience required.
Attendance of the FREE TASTER lesson is recommended.



Date/Day: - Every Sunday (Six Weeks Series)

Note: *Drop- in class only
Time: *8:15-9:15 PM
Place: Hallmark Hotel & Spa Bournemouth, Durley Chine Road,Bournemouth, BH2 5JS Map


Price: £10 per session or £50 for the whole course if paid in advance.
our *FREE Taster Session - Non Members
Price: £100 (Couples) if paid in full with our our *FREE Taster Session - Non Members
Concessions: £45 (Couples £90) for the whole course - Members ( if paid in full)  

Please check the calendar for schedule of future courses.


Booking/Additional Information

Please contact the instructors if you have questions.

Phone:      +44 (0)7883 540 995
Skype:        BPATS
Email:         BournemouthTango@gmail.com