Immersion 17: Women’s Technique with Michelle + Joachim

Date: September 22 – Sunday, September 25, 2016
Location: H95 Raum für Kultur, Horburgstrasse 95, 4057 Basel Switzerland
Level:  All Levels
Price:  390 CHF per person.


Women’s technique from our point of view!  We will explore many concepts and exercises to help develop and enrich our tango dancing!

Some ideas we will study:  

  • Balance, axis and dynamic stability
  • Posture and embrace
  • Basic technique of tango elements
  • Preparation for movements and reaction
  • Adornos/embellishments and footwork
  • Elegant walking and aesthetic
  • Musicality & expressivity from the follower’s perspective
  • Sequences & drills to develop technical skills and for “homework”

The seminar will be taught by Michelle and Joachim.
Please bring flat shoes and high heels.
Registration is without a partner, but men are also welcome to join!


During the 4 days, the 16 hours of class are usually organized like this:

Day 1
16:30-18:30 Part 1 (2 hours)
18:30-20:30 Dinner Break (2 hours)
20:30-22:30 Part 2 (2 hours)

Day 2 & 3
14:00-16:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
16:00-17:00 Mid-Afternoon Break (1 hour)
17:00-19:00 Part 2 (2 hours)

Day 4
11:00-13:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break (1 hour)
14:00-16:00 Part 2 (2 hours)

Basel, Switzerland

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Rathaus, by Anders Sandberg

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Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of a dancer.
— Sylvie Guillem