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!NEW express tango series. Six classes starting in June!

Thank you for your interest in this new argentine tango series. Please arrive 10 min early to the studio. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes with leather soles.

SUNDAYS at Centro Flamenco Studio / #102-2083 Alma St. (previous series April 12 to June 7)
1) BEGINNER II level / June 28 – July 26th:

- 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Centro Flamenco Studio / #102-2083 Alma St.
COST: $70/person / Register now

Description:
Ongoing focus: walking and connection in tango
Exercises to improve your posture
Ongoing focus: refining the lead and follow techniques
Simple changes of direction and cadencias
Learning an Ocho cortado
Learning molinete
Learning about giros and the connection with your partner
Learning a simple sequence
How to apply various elements from the sequence in your own improvisation when dancing socially
Managing figures and elements in the line of dance

2) INTERMEDIATE level / June 28 – July 26th:

- 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Centro Flamenco Studio / #102-2083 Alma St.
COST: $70/person / Register now

Description:
Ongoing focus: walking and connection in tango
Ongoing focus: refining the lead and follow techniques
More intriguing changes of direction and cadencias
Ocho cortado with new variations
Managing Giros on both sides and how to change direction smoothly
Learning how to set up a gancho within a sequence
Learning planeos for both leader and follower
Learning a complete sequence
Managing figures and elements in the line of dance and in small spaces

3) EXPERIMENTATION advanced level / June 28 – July 26th:

- 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Centro Flamenco Studio / #102-2083 Alma St.
COST: $70/person / Register now

Description:
This ‘Tango Experimentation’ series will provide an insight into cause-and-effect in movement and the different outcomes that might occur when particular factors are manipulated in isolating movement.
Connection, Elegance and Efficiency in movement is continuous throughout the series.
Colgada – Leader and Follower technique
Volcada – Leader and Follower technique
Sacada – Leader and Follower technique
Making your dance distinctive according to music
Pauses and how to use them in the music to trigger adornos
*who should take this course? Those individuals who have been dancing for quite some time (5 years). At this level people are accustomed with the terminology of tango and are seeking to improve technically, to grow into their own style.

FRIDAYS at Scotia Dance Centre / 677 Davie St. (previous series April 10th – May 29th)
1) INTRODUCTION IN ARGENTINE TANGO / June 26th – July 24th:

- 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Scotia Dance Centre / 677 Davie St.
COST: $70/person / Register now

Description:
For people who never took tango classes before
What is tango and why dance it
Understanding what is connection in dance – basic points
Balancing the body in dance and transferring weight
Learning about posture
Embrace in tango
Walking in tango
Walking with partner and walking with practice embrace
Walking with the tango embrace
Walking in parallel system / what is parallel system
Starting to dance with your partner

SATURDAYS at iDance Studio / 119 West Broadway St. (previous series April 11 to June 13)
1) WORKSHOP – MILONGA / JULY 18th:

- 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at iDance Studio / 119 West Broadway St.
- 9:00 PM Demonstration
COST: $30/person or $50/couple (Full time students 20% off) / Register now

2) WORKSHOP – VALS / JULY 25th:

- 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at iDance Studio / 119 West Broadway St.
- 9:00 PM Demonstration
COST: $30/person or $50/couple (Full time students 20% off) / Register now

The classes continue to follow the elegant Villa Urquiza style of the Argentine Tango Salon.
For those who don’t know where the name Villa Urquiza comes from: it is a neighbourhood in the Northern part of Buenos Aires. Here, the local dancers have developed a beautiful and elegant style of dancing which was popular in the 40′ and 50′ and is presently regaining popularity due to its elegance, smoothness and precision in dancing.

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Have questions? You can call me at 604 600 0657

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