Thursday 20 February 2020
Thu 2/20 to Sun 2/23. Rosa B Williams 352Arts Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [website][email][events]
Join SPECIAL GUEST Tate Di Chiazza (Buenos Aires) w Tangogypsies Karen jaffe (Asheville, NC) in Gainesville for several opportunities to study, dance and upgrade your Tango!
Thursday Feb 20
At Thuys (message Steve for directions)
7:30 - 9 pm WS1 "Advanced Fundamentals" followed by practica until 10:30 pm. Every experienced dancer knows the secret to better dancing is to revisit the all important fundamentals. The base, axis, posture, intention, impulse; explore with us to recognize, refine, rethink and recalibrate your foundation. It is all in the details.
Saturday Feb 22
Hip Moves Dance Studio, 708 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
12 - 1:30 pm WS2 "Intelligent Embrace"
Work less and produce more. Structure, tension, timing and flow. Explore how to adapt your embrace for more clarity, comfort, and connection.
2 - 3:30 pm WS3 "Co-Creation" Create more dynamic movement by collaborating. BOTH dancers contribute to the whole, to express a larger variety of qualities, amplitudes and feelings, perhaps even to find some unexpectedly pleasing moments. Share the experience.
JOIN US Saturday NIGHT We will be driving to TAMPA for DIva Tangos milonga with Jose Garafulo at Simones Salsa 8336 W Hillsboro Ave
Sunday Feb 23
4 - 5:30 pm WS4 "Musical Tools" followed by practilonga until 7p
Dive more deeply into the intricacies of the beautiful traditional music to better "draw" the music with your dance! So much variety, so many possibilities.
It is not WHAT you do, but HOW you do it.
Best deal. FULL - All 4 workshops/practicas;
$85 (payable Thursday)
Individual Workshops - $25 (includes practicas)
Our workshops are designed to start at a fundamental level and progress based on the level and ability of the group, by the end to engage and challenge the most experienced dancers.
LIMITED private lessons available at Thuys
Thursday and Friday Feb 20/21 to schedule firstname.lastname@example.org.
(for individual or couple)
Tate $100/hr, 3/$250
Karen $75/hr, 3/$200
wih both instructors $150/hr, 3/$400 (up to 6 dancers)
WHO R we and WHY study wth us?
Tate Di Chiazza, is an international artist visiting from Buenos Aires. Since his teens he has studied with masters, worked teaching and performing Argentine Tango in Buenos Aires, including long running classes at the most popular tango club "La Viruta". Tate has traveled extensively, around the world with Tango, both as an instructor and performer. He toured with the famous show "Tanguera" from 2002-2009. www.tatetango.com
Karen Jaffe lives near Asheville, NC. In her 20+ years of Tango she has supported dancers through offering weekly classes, social dances, has organized dozens of events and has traveled extensively to continue her own education and to teach. Her reputation in both the SE region and wider Argentine Tango community is that of a skilled and engaging partner and teacher with well refined technique.
Together they have over 40 years of experience dancing, teaching and performing Argentine Tango.
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