Category Archives: Tango
Pleased to be helping Salt Springs’ newest dancers begin their tango journey. October 29th, 8 pm. All Saints by the Sea Church.
Saturday, March 16th, I am honoured to be the DJ for Salt Spring’s monthly milonga with guest teacher Sandra Naccache from Buenos Aires and Montreal. She will teach the preceding class at 2:45. Milonga at 4pm, All Saints by the Sea church.
First Salt Spring class of 2019 is Tuesday, January 15th. Featured orchestra leader is Osvaldo Fresedo, and the focus will be using the closed side of the embrace. Practica to follow. In Victoria, I will DJ the Los Amigos milonga on Saturday, January 26th. Golden age music. Church of Truth, Superior St.
In historic Port Townsend, I will be the DJ at this month’s Tango Tea. Golden Age music in a very Victorian town. http://www.tangopt.com/
Delighted to continue offering Beginner tango classes on Salt Spring Island, about once a month. Next date, July 25th, 7:30 pm. Preceding the practica — now on Tuesday nights, at All Saints Church in Ganges. Also for dancers wishing to revisit the basics, plus added variations. Please see Por el Amor del Tango – Salt […]
Curious about Argentine tango? A cooperative team of local tango teachers are sharing a group beginners class, 7 pm Sundays, at the Martin Batchelor Gallery. I am pleased to be participating again on May 28th. Drop-ins welcome. http://alivetangovictoria.ca/classes-and-workshops/
On beautiful Salt Spring Island, I’m pleased to be teaching a workshop on Followers’ technique, including walking, contra-body, and adornos. March 18th, 2:45 pm. Leads are welcome to join us at 3:25, while we focus on creating opportunities for embellishments. All Saints by the Sea Church. Guest DJ, at Salt Spring’s very welcoming Milonga, 4 […]
It will be a pleasure to participate in this event at the unique TeaFarm in the Cowichan Valley on Saturday, April 25th. Celebrating the culture of Argentina with Yerba Mate tea and traditional sweets, this intimate evening includes the music and dance of tango, with Roland Grittani and myself. World-travelling tanguero and musician Roland will […]
This Valentine’s Day, February 14th, I am pleased to be joining Gwen Spinks on beautiful Gabriola Island, teaching a tango workshop in keeping with the spirit of the day. Preceded by Gwen’s Feldenkrais for Dancers, and followed in the evening by Dances of Love & Seduction, with live music and DJ Gwen. Please visit: http://gwenspinks.com/events/argentine-tango-workshop/
I look forward to returning to Crofton to teach on Sunday, September 21st, 4 pm. The workshop will explore tango’s rhythm, including accents, pauses, double time, and syncopation. Followed by the “Meet-in-the-Middle” Milonga, where dancers gather from across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. http://www.islandtango.ca/