Classes & Workshops

Winter Classes 2018 with Emma

All classes held at 195 Longfellow st. Portland ME.


Jan 30, Feb 6,13: Milonga lisa and traspie I: Music and Rhythm

  • musicality, phrasing, embrace, more info TBA
  • 7:30 -8:30pm + 30 min guided practica afterwards
  • $30 before Jan 15, $45 after Jan 15, $20 single class drop in

March 6,13,20 : Milonga lisa and traspie II: Time and Space

  • speed – slow vs fast, how not to be driven by, but instead to use the music, ideas for creating figures, how to instantly morph them to the space you have, dancing musically and simply in tight spaces
  • 7:30 -8:30pm + 30 min guided practica afterwards
  • $30 before Feb 15, $45 after Feb 15, $20 single class drop in

About the instructor:
Emma Holder has been a fitness instructor since 1996, a personal trainer since 1998, and licensed orthopedic massage therapist since 2000, and teaches a myriad of fitness classes. She is one of the original founding members of the Argentine Tango scene in Portland Maine (2001). She has been following since 2001, leading since 2007, has visited Argentina 8 times to deepen her education in the dance and it’s culture, and dances in a number of other communities. A deep background in body mechanics, anatomy, nutrition, a Masters degree in Microbiology and Immunology and a love of teaching allows Emma to share skills to improve not only Argentine Tango, but also other aspects of an active, healthy and happy life. She is available for private tango lessons, as well as personal training sessions.

207 415 7204