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This advanced class is for students who have already mastered the fundamentals and wish to dive deeper in the dance as an art form, on how to interpret and express the music as well as to improve the quality of the movements and the interaction with their partner.

Mon. 8:00-9:30pm (in-person) Annelise Brody, Marcelo Gutierrez, 5 weeks


Learn the first steps and the fundamentals of tango dancing.

Thu. 5:30-7:00pm  (in-person) Annelise Brody, Marcelo Gutierrez, 5 weeks


The history, the roots, the music. This cultural lecture (in English) will present an overview of the art form of tango from its inception, its ties with the immigrants and their music, in particular with the Italians who settled in Argentina.

Wed. 12:00-1:00pm (online) Marcelo Gutierrez


Dr. Annelise Brody Morani

Chair of the Board, Executive Committee

Annelise received her laurea in comparative literature at the university of Bologna with a thesis on Dante and the Rossetti family. She received also her MA and Ph.D in Italian literature from the JHU with a thesis on Virginity in Early Italian literature. She then went on teaching as a faculty member at various college institutions joining Washington University in Saint Louis in 2005 where she taught Italian language, literature and cinema at all levels. She also served as language coordinator until 2018. She developed and taught online language courses as a winner of a grant in language and technology research at her institution (2014) She became proficient in using both Blackboard and Canvas platforms.

Her main research interest is in Medieval Italian literature and in particular in literature and ethics. She published papers on Petrarch and Boccaccio, presented at numerous conferences.

Annelise is also a passionate yoga practitioner and a certified yoga instructor in Hatha yoga and ELDOA 1&2. She has been teaching yoga to dancers, children as well as seniors. Her focus is on improving mobility and spinal health.