IVAN TERRAZAS & SARA GRDAN

Sara and Ivan are bravely and firmly resetting the paradigms of traditional tango, for our modern times. With the precision and tradition of Swiss watch mechanics, combined with the spark and distinctiveness of a fine contemporary innovative design. Their dance is pure joy, their technique is pushed to perfection, their style is simply so authentic, so original.

Movement Technique. Body Mechanics

Whenever we think, play or practice, our body has a natural tendency, a habit, an answer. Listening to that voice, to that answer helps. Our dance, our couple, our teaching and our lives are improved every time we find new ways to understand more about our amazing body reactions. Sara and Ivan start their journey with us by showing how to discover and train our body wisdom. Enjoy this beautiful collection and be aware that it’s the base for all their further work on Tangomeet.

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 5 weeks.

175.03 min Embrace Technique

Partnering Technique. Simple Geometry

The beauty of partnership is hidden in the harmony, complicity, tensions and flows that both of you are creating while dancing together. Standing and walking in front of each other are powerful statements of both authenticity and skills. Both of them can be trained and improved in order to get to the next level, the level where magic happens – where we are perfect for the other while we remain true to ourselves. Enjoy this technical journey into the couple movement mysteries!

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 4 weeks.

116.85 min Embrace Changes of Direction Technique Walk

Tree of Tango. Complex Geometry

Once the journey towards each other is complete, now is time to explore a new world together, as a couple. The complex world of circularity, directions, silence and music. We have some cute, basic elements that represent great tools to help you with this exploration. Sara and Ivan are extremely down-to-earth while explaining the Universe of our four legs, two embraces and thousands of possibilities.

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 3 weeks.

98.94 min Sacada Ocho Elements Barrida Walk

The Improvisation Toolbox. Nothing Basic about the Basic

From Sara and Ivan's perspective, improvising is mastering the rules and breaking the rules. This collection is interconnected to all the other ones. It is the guide to creativity and the connection between the elements, and techniques you already know and those you’re about to (re)discover. Enjoy the ride!

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 3 weeks.

79.30 min Sacada Ocho Elements Technique

Complex Geometry. Giros

Turns are difficult and they make most of our dancing. So, as you are guessing, this is a benchmark collection. You’ll find in these lessons fundamental and extremely important technique that will prepare you for more complex movements such as Enrosques, Agujas, Lapises. This collection is strongly intertwined with the previous ones and for best results, we strongly recommend their deep study and practice, before exploring the present collection.

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 3 weeks.

84.75 min Giro

Topical Series. Sequences with Walking and Barridas

In this one, you’ll discover a series of lessons about walking and pausing in so many ways... Flowing, following or creating music...This collection is strongly intertwined with the previous ones and for best results, we strongly recommend their deep study and practice, before exploring the present collection. Enjoy your learning!

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 4 weeks.

77.76 min Elements Barrida Musicality Walk