Tag Archives: Dancing

Salt Spring Island Milonga

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.

January Tango

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.

Tango Tea in Port Townsend

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/

Sunday beginners tango classes

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/

Salt Spring Island March Tango Workshop

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 […]

Tea & Tango in the Cowichan Valley

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 […]

Tango Performance at the University of Victoria

This week, it was a pleasure to dance with Roland Grittani at the celebration for Dr. Oscar Casiro, retiring Dean of the Island Medical Program. The event was blessed with a sunny evening on the beautiful grounds of UVic’s campus, and we especially appreciated the warm response from the audience. Following our dances, Dr. Casiro […]

Tango Class with Roland Grittani, November 30th

This Saturday, I’m joining Roland Grittani teaching at Tango Vita.  Upstairs Studio, 1303 Broad St. (at Yates), Victoria.  November 30th, 8 pm. The basics:  creating a beautiful dance with minimal steps, using musicality, grace, pauses, axis, and collection.

Tango workshop with Roland Grittani, in Crofton, November 17th

Pleased to join visiting tanguero Roland Grittani in teaching another workshop on Sunday, November 17th.  This month’s class will focus on musicality of the Tango Vals (waltz). Crofton Community Centre, 4:30 pm.  A professional musician as well as a dancer, Roland will again offer the unique experience of playing a few pieces on accordion at […]

Tango Workshop in Crofton with Roland Grittani, October 20th

Teaching a Musicality class with our visiting tanguero, Roland Grittani, on Sunday, October 20th. Roland has lived and danced extensively in Paris, Buenos Aires, and lately, Montreal.  During the milonga following, he will share more musical inspiration by playing a few numbers on accordion.  Class begins at 4:30 pm, “Meet in the Middle” dinner milonga […]