Pleased to be helping Salt Springs’ newest dancers begin their tango journey. October 29th, 8 pm. 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.
Salt Spring Island Tango
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 …
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 …
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Workshop on Gabriola Island
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/
Tango Workshop in Crofton, September 21st
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/
Runway Tango Class, May 25th
I will be teaching a warm-up class at Runway Tango this Sunday, May 25th, 2:30 – 3 pm. Catalina Grill House, 9800 McDonald Park Rd, Saanich. Developing the Connection: Increase awareness of your partner with some fun, simple exercises, including changing roles and communicating clearly with the upper-body frame. Milonga following, 3 – 7 pm. …
Tango Workshop in Crofton, May 18th
I am pleased to be offering another tango workshop at the Crofton Community Centre. The focus will be musicality (the essence of dance!), and techniques to express it. Although a ‘led’ dance, tango is most dynamic when both partners connect to the music together. I will be joined by Roland Grittani in exploring the styles …
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.