FAQs

 

Frequently asked questions 

What style of Tango do you teach?

Tangoduende’s style is based on the Argentine Milonguero style with adaptations. It’s the way they dance at many venues in Buenos Aires. It works with dancers from all over and has been adapted with interesting footwork (decorations)
Why Tangoduende?
Richard Putko has been involved in Latin styles since 1988 and specifically Tango since 2002. He is regarded as one of the finest Latin “pros” around. 
How many places do you have on your courses?
We limit our classes to a maximum of 12 in order to give you quality tuition.
When can I start my classes?
You can start at any time we run our courses. They are ongoing and continue all year long. Courses tend to be 6 weeks. We also run regular workshops.
What level are your classes?
Our evenings are usually broken into 2 levels. Forty five minutes of each Basic/Improvers followed by Intermediate/Advanced plus freestyle after class for 30 minutes.
How do I sign up to start my classes?
It’s really simple all you have to do is show up to the class you want to join. There is no pre-registration required. You can book for a series of classes at a discounted rate. The courses are usually 6 weeks prepay.

Do I need to bring a partner?
It is not necessary to bring a partner with you, however if you have a partner or friend, of course you can bring them.
How long will it take to get me dancing?
We’ll have you doing some basic Tango after the first class, and then the sky’s the limit or the dance floor is better!
What is the cost for your classes?
Our courses are very good value, usually £60 for an 6 week course. Intermediate students can do the Basic class for an extra £10/6 weeks. Drop in classes are £12 for experienced level from 8.15pm.
Are you insured?
I am insured via the Association of dance professionals. I also have a CRB check certificate.