No Milonga Utopia Saturday, January 14

We will be back February 11.

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Come “play footsie” with us!

A new six-week Intermediate class begins Oct 13. We’ll explore various way to use and play with foot contact, including: the Barida (“the sweep”), El Sanguchito (“the sandwich”), the Parada (“the stop”), the Pasada (“the passover”).

Participation is by invitation only: contact Jae to ask if you have the pre-requisites.

Class will meet Thursdays, 7:10 – 8:10pm at Triangle Dance Studios (2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham), October 13 – November 17.

Please pre-register.

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New six-week Beginner class starts Oct 13

We will work on “the basics”, including: posture, embrace, body awareness, basic steps, pivots, connection, and walk in cross system. We will explore musicality, vals, and the milonga. All dance levels will be able to benefit from this class.

Students are welcome to repeat the beginner class at no additional charge.

Class will meet Thursdays, 6-7pm at Triangle Dance Studios (2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham), October 13 – November 17.

Please pre-register.

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Group classes get a “make-over”!

Fellow Utopians, we are delighted to announce that the group classes are getting a make-over! (Many thanks to all of you who shared your feedback!) Here’s what you need know before the next set of classes begins (October 13, details below):

  1. The Intermediate Class is by invitation only. This is to ensure that students have the skills necessary to engage with, and benefit from, the lessons. Contact Jae to find out if you have the pre-requisites.
  2. Students are welcome and encouraged to retake the beginner course as many times as they like, at no additional charge.  The course covers foundational material, and investing the time to refine and further develop your skills is strongly encouraged.
  3. Each class in the six-week course builds on the skills developed the week before. To foster a high-quality experience for all students, drop-in participation is discouraged. This six-week course is $80 ($50 for university students with ID).
  4. On-line registration. The link will be posted by October 09. Please register if you plan to attend the classes.
  5. Class will meet Thursdays, starting October 13, and run for six-weeks, in the “Upstairs Studio” at Triangle Dance Studios (TDS), 2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham.
  6. The Beginner Class meets 6:00 – 7:00pm
    The Intermediate Class runs 7:10 – 8:10pm
  7. All students are encourage to stay for the practica, 8:15 – 10:30pm, $5 for students paying the course fee.

Beginner class. During the six-week course we will work on “the basics”, including: posture, embrace, body awareness, basic steps, pivots, connection, and walk in cross system. We will explore musicality, vals, and the milonga. All dance levels will be able to benefit from this class. Students are welcome to repeat the beginner class at no additional charge.

Intermediate class: “Playing Footsie”. We’ll explore various way to use and play with foot contact, including: the Barida (“the sweep”), El Sanguchito (“the sandwich”), the Parada (“the stop”), the Pasada (“the passover”). Participation is by invitation only: contact Jae to ask if you have the pre-requisites.

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New 6 week tango class series starts August 3 with new time!

our new series starts August 3.
Beginner class 7:30-8:30 pm at TDS Studio 5 Intermediate class 8:45-9:45 at TDS Studio 5

Beginner class will cover tango basic course with essentials

Intermediate class will cover Milonga and more

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New 6 week Utopia tango class

We are starting the new 6 weeks weekly Beginner / Intermediate class series start on June 22 – July 29 Wednesdays!!!

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No Milonga Utopia March 12th!

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Tango Utopia’s 6 week series group class on the Wednesday Beginner (7:00 PM) and Intermediate (8:30 PM) classes resume tomorrow (January 26). We look forward to seeing you back in the studio.
CHANGE OF LOCATION: this Wednesday only, the classes will be held downstairs studio Next week, we’ll be back in Studio 5 
The Thursday Practica (7:30 PM) will also resume, in the upstairs studio as usual.
If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out this great video of local Triangle Tango dancers practicing.  
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=985444665704698

Come out and join us!

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Attention : No group class and Thursday Practica for two weeks!

We are canceling Utopia’sThursday Practica for next two weeks on 1/13 and 1/20 due to omicron surge. We’ll continue monitor the situation and at that point, we’ll make decision weather to or not to resume. That goes same for our Wednesday group class, we’ll take two weeks break. Hope everyone stays safe and healthy. 

Wednesday Group class 1/12 and 1/19 is canceled!

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New tango class 6 Week series starts January 5th!
Utopia’s new class starts 1/5 7-8 pm Beginner

8:30-9:30 Intermediate

$80 for full series

$20 per drop ins

Studio 5 at TDS ( 2603 S. Miami Blvd Durham)

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