Do you have Parkinson's disease, or other balance problems? Would you like to combat your fear of falling?
Medical research has shown that learning the tango is good for problems of balance, and in particular, management
of some of the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. It is also great fun and a way of exercising to lovely music.
Expect a lot of individual attention and a warm welcome from Anthony, your teacher.
There is a Tango for Balance classes every Monday and Thursday morning
at The Room, at 11.15 - 12.15.
£10 per person. (0208 808 9318).
There is no need to come with a partner, however you may wish to do
this with your carer. It's a lovely activity to share.
So of course carers are welcome and they can join the class for free.
See below for a detailed introduction.
will come and teach tango for Balance at your local support group or
association. £10 per person per lesson.
The suggested maximum number is 6 couples (12 people) - individual attention is crucial, and with larger numbers two
teachers are necessary.
Personal tango for balance training is also available: £80
for one hour.
Anthony will come to your house with his music if required.
Ring 0208 808 9318 to arrange a session.
Lovely sprung dance floor
Huge collection of tango CDs
Easy transport connections
(5 mins from Tottenham Hale on the Victoria Line and Bruce Grove overland or any bus to Tottenham)
Parking is free at weekends and after 6.30 during the week.
33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9AS
A Registered Exercise professional (L3) and qualified EXTEND teacher,
Anthony Howell was a former dancer with the
Royal Ballet. He was also founder of The Theatre of Mistakes which performed at many venues including the Paris Biennale
and the Galerie Farideh Cadot, as well as at the Theatre for the New City and the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York. His
performance art has been seen at the Tate, the Hayward Gallery and at the Sydney Biennale. His seminal textbook,
The Analysis of Performance Art, is distributed by Routledge, and he is internationally regarded for his performance art workshops.
In 2001 he received a £6000 LADA bursary to study the tango in Buenos Aires. He now demonstrates the tango internationally and
teaches it at his studio/gallery, The Room, in Tottenham Hale.