Nathalie's tango scene


  • 8.00pm: Intermedios / Avanzados. With partners.

  • 7.00pm: All ladies Tangocise – exercise class with a Tango twist. Starting soon!
  • 8.00pm: Principiantes / Early Intermedios

  • 7.00pm: Primeros Pasos 1
  • 8.00pm: Primeros Pasos 2

  • 9.00pm: Milonga (milongas are held regularly but double-check with the calendar on the right)

Nathalie is available by appointment for individual or small group private lessons of all levels, and for wedding dance preparation. Write to or phone on 79287755.

Apr 28, 2014

Tango Body with Abby Hoffman

Tango Argentino firstly requires connection, then balance, but always freedom and grace in this most elegant and sensual of dances. However, sometimes it can be hard to find the necessarily fluidity, ease of movement and release of tension, particularly a after long day behind a desk or in a car.

These ongoing workshops are a blend of yoga, anatomy and kinesiology, body work and relaxation techniques - designed especially for tango and tango dancers of all levels. You will leave the session, refreshed, elongated, stretched and nourished from within and take home personalised information for your body and your dance.

Workshop 1. Spine and Axis
In this first workshop, we’ll explore the way the spine moves and influences our movement patterns both on and off the dance floor. Using our own bodies as a laboratory, we’ll delve into some of the anatomy and architecture of the central axis, and the way movement is influenced by tension, compression and gravity.

How we are is how we dance, and so we’ll also investigate some of the movement patterns and habits that we are drawn toward, and explore how to undo unhelpful postural and muscular tension. The session will end with a deep relaxation designed to refresh and restore!

Experience level. This workshop is suitable for all levels of dancer although some experience of yoga is helpful, it is not essential.

Wear: loose fitting clothing you can move in
Bring: a small towel to lie on or a yoga mat if you have one


and please best to book by sending an e mail to

About Abby

Dr Abby Hoffmann is a dancer, movement educator and academic researcher. She has also been a yoga practitioner for over 25 years and a teacher of yoga asana for 14. She works in the Performing Arts department at UOM lecturing on dance, movement and yoga to both undergraduate and post-graduate students. A graduate of the Dance Science degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, UK, she specialises in performance enhancement using somatic techniques such as yoga, and is interested in developing regular sessions for dancers on the island. She also offers 1-1 sessions, please get in touch by email if you would like more information.

This session is influenced by the Franklin Method, a blend of imagery and exercises based on biomechanical, anatomical and holistic principles to encourage optimal alignment

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