Brilliant tango teachers from Argentina - are they worth it?

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Brilliant tango teachers from Argentina - are they worth it?

Emma
Hi
I live in the US, and have been recommended to use fanastico teachers who are from Argentina for a few weeks.
But I am not sure if having teachers for one or two lessons actually makes sense.
T make any difference to your tango dancing, don't you need tango teachers giving you many lessons, at least 10?
JD
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JD
This my friend is indeed a vexing question!
We tangoros seem to b divided into two: there are those that will die to have some tango gurus from Argentina for a lesson or two, and pay any amount of money for the privilege. And there are those that say that you will not get almost anything out of a simple lesson, no matter how good the teacher.
I am in the latter .... that is, I think that to get a lot from a teacher you really need to go for many lessons and build upon the experience.  The other problem is that often teachers subtly conflict in what they teach, so in fact any new teachers are likely to 'correct' 'problems' you have learnt from your usual teacher.
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Re: Brilliant tango teachers from Argentina - are they worth it?

Maribelle
Agree agree.
It takes countless hours to fit into a teacher's 'groove' until they are starting to make a difference.
That said, ALWAYS support international teachers ... otherwise they simply won't come!
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