Argentine Tango in Boston and Buenos Aires
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The July/August 2005 class series in Tango and Milonga are both full. Please click here to join the low-volume priority mailing list to be kept informed of future offerings in advance of their being announced to the public (classes, trips to Buenos Aires, etc.). Private lessons are available at $60 per hour in Cambridge; please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
Small group classes will resume on 7 July 2005 on Thursdays for 6 weeks. Early registration is recommended since classes are limited to 4-6 men and 4-6 women each. Classes are held at the air-conditioned location 1643 Cambridge Street, No. 43 (at Trowbridge Street, near Harvard Square, opposite the Cambridge Rindge and Latin school). There is good evening street parking.
*By popular demand, the starting time for the first class has been
changed to 7:30 pm (half hour later) and the second class to 8:45 pm (15
Each class series (1 hour 15 min x 6 weeks) costs as little as $90 per person ($12 per hour of instruction) if all discounts apply (early registration, Tango Society of Boston members—see details at the Registration page). While the class must be taken as a 6-week series (i.e., it is not a "drop-in" class), credit or makeup is provided for those who know in advance that they will have to miss a session.
Can’t make these classes but interested in future ones? E-mail email@example.com with your name, e-mail, phone and address, or just fill out the Contact Form, and we’ll keep you informed of future offerings via our low-volume list. Private Lessons are also available by appointment ($60/hour).
April 29-May 2, 2005:
Patagonia Tango Festival held in Bariloche,
Who says Tango in Argentina is just a Buenos Aires phenomenon? It was
an incredible festival with as many as 500 participants (I had the privilege
of participating on the faculty as an invited assistant teacher, interpreter and Guest DJ).
Shahrukh Merchant is trained exclusively by top Tango maestros from Buenos Aires, and teaches authentic Argentine Tango as it is danced in the salons of Buenos Aires (where he has travelled for dancing and training 14 times in the last five years). Classes focus on proper technique in small groups where individual attention (essential for properly learning Tango technique) is possible. See more about Shahrukh under Biography and about his teaching style and philosophy under Teaching Tango.
What students say about Shahrukh's teaching: "It was a lot of material for 4 weeks but you have such a nice way of teaching that even the beginners were not overwhelmed" ... "Your concepts of Tango are super perfect" ... "Those few minutes made me fall in love with Argentine Tango" ... "Thanks to you I discovered how incredible Argentine Tango is" ... "Your teaching is the best I've experienced so far" ... "The class was fabulous. Wonderful, infectious energy for the joy of Tango" ... "Thank you very much for your teaching and for your patience!" Click here for the full text and additional unsolicited Testimonials.
All Tango-related services presented by Shahrukh Merchant are done so on behalf of The Tango Foundation, Inc. Copyright 2003-2004 The Tango Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved.