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Come and enjoy dancing to Live Music at the Milonga Sentimental!

The Motion Arts Center studio in San Mateo has state of the art sound equipment, inviting mood lighting and a beautiful & spacious dance floor that feels so good to dance on. We will serve delicious food appetizers and drinks. Please feel free to bring your own refreshments!

 

SATURDAY SEPT 17th, 2016:

7:30pm-9pm Tango and Musicality Class taught by Maria Blanco & Guillermo Garcia "The Quintessential Milonguero": Changes of Front, Cadence, Rhythm and Pause this workshop we will work on classic step figures and the "secrets" that make them have that expressive milonguero feel. Focusing on both followers and leaders, we will study how to move with "cadencia, ritmo y pausa", and how to flow musically through the line of dance by mastering "cambios de frente". The class is for Intermediate and Advanced Level Dancers.

 

9pm-1am Milonga with Live Music by Seth Asarnow (Piano), Adrian Jost (Bandoneon) & Guillermo Garcia (Guitar) and DJ Gustavo Hornos!

 

PRICE: 

$25 Workshop with Guest Teachers

$30 Workshop + Milonga

$20 Milonga with Live Music

 

LOCATION:

Motion Arts Center

217 S Claremont St

San Mateo, CA 9440

 

HOSTS:

Gustavo & Jesica Hornos

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FRIDAY JULY 21st, 2017 with LIVE MUSIC by

flacodany

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE, REGISTER SOON!

 

ABOUT EL FLACO DANY:

He is an icon for Tango & Milonga traspie worldwide. He has been dancing tango for more than 60 years, and has extensive teaching experience of tango salon & milonga in various countries in the last 20 years, many of them in the company of his best friend Gavito. He is recognized by most tango dancers and aficionados as the best dancer of milonga contraspie and his amazing performances and workshops proves of his talent and generosity. Among his dance partners: Silvina Vals, Natacha Poberaj, Lorena Ermocida, Luna Palacios, etc. Apart from his dance, he conveys the tango culture, essence and evolution. For the last 5 years, he’s been part of the jury in the Tango World Championship.

 

We are very fortunate to have him teach for the first time in our studio in San Mateo, CA.

 

SCHEDULE FRIDAY JULY 28th, 2017

WORKSHOP #1: 8pm-9:15pm

The Most Interesting Steps of the “Milonga Traspie” and the difference with the “Milonga Lisa".

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SCHEDULE SATURDAY JULY 29th, 2017

WORKSHOP #2: 1pm-2:15pm

Part One: Rhythmic Turns in Milonga.

 

WORKSHOP #3: 2:30pm-3:45pm

Part Two: Turns with Sacada in Milonga.

 

(Break)

 

7:30-9pm Tango Salon Workshop by El Flaco Dany (All Levels)

9pm-1am MILONGA SENTIMENTAL with DJ Gustavo Hornos

11pm Performance by El Flaco Dany & Jesica Hornos

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SUNDAY JULY 30th, 2017

WORKSHOP #4: 2pm-3:15pm

"Firuletes" in Milonga: Fun Embellishments and Playful Legwork.

 

WORKSHOP #5: 3:30 pm-4:45pm

Flaco's Special Workshop: Typical Traditional forms and Playful Steps in Milonga.

 

LOCATION:

Motion Arts Center

217 S Claremont St,

San Mateo, CA 94401

 

PRICE AT THE DOOR OR ONLINE:

$30 Per Workshop

$50 One Day Package Saturday (2 Workshops)

$50 One Day Package Sunday (2 Workshops)

$125 All Full Workshops (5 Workshops)

 

AT THE DOOR ONLY:

$25 Pre-Milonga Workshop

$35 Milonga + Workshop

$20 Milonga with Performance by El Flaco Dany

 

 

 

 

*PRIVATE LESSONS with EL FLACO DANY:

He will be available for privates at the Motion Arts Center in San Mateo, CA. Please contact us to book your appointment at info@motionartscenter.com.

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3 DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS + MILONGA SENTIMENTAL GALA & SHOW with TANGO MAESTROS CARLITOS ESPINOZA & NOELIA HURTADO!

 

**THIS IS THEIR ONLY AND EXCLUSIVE VISIT IN USA IN 2017.**

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE, SIGN UP SOON!

 

All the workshops are for Intermediate/Advanced Level dancers only.

 

SCHEDULE:

Friday Date: 8/18/2017

Workshop #1: From: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Creating Flexibility in the Tango Embrace": How to transition back and forth from closed to open embrace maintaining contact points.

 

Friday Date: 8/18/2017

Workshop #2: From: 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

"Musical Interpretation in Tango Dancing": How to dance and improvise to create contrasting dynamics to the Golden Age Tango songs.

 

Friday Date: 8/18/2017

Workshop #3 From: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Art of Vals: Rhythmic Variations

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SCHEDULE:

Saturday Date: 8/19/2017

Workshop #4 From: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Mastering the Dance Floor": Great Tango Sequences for Small Spaces (ideal for a crowded milonga).

 

Saturday Date: 8/19/2017

Workshop #5 From: 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Leader's and Followers Tango Technique with Carlitos & Noelia.

 

Saturday Date: 8/19/2017

Workshop #6 From: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Milonga with Traspie": Contention of the movement to create accelerations while dancing milonga.

 

MILONGA SENTIMENTAL GALA & SHOW:

Saturday Date 8/19/2017 from 9pm-1am

Milonga Tango Party with DJ Gustavo Hornos

TANGO SHOW BY CARLITOS ESPINOZA & NOELIA HURTADO!

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SCHEDULE:

Sunday Date: 8/20/2017

Workshop #7 From: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Action & Reaction in Tango Dancing": How the Leader and Follower can communicate and play to understand the follower's suggestions or back-leading.

 

Sunday Date: 8/20/2017

Workshop #8 From: 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

How to "Correct and Compensate" in Tango dancing.

 

Sunday Date: 8/20/2017

Workshop #9 From: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Art of Sacadas": The importance of changing the body position according to the variety of movements we want to perform.

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LOCATION:

MOTION ARTS CENTER

217 S Claremont St

San Mateo, CA 94401, USA

 

PRICE:

$395 per person

(inlcudes all nine (9) workshops)

 

MILONGA PRICE:

$25 per person

(you must be registered to the workshops to purchase tickets for the milonga at this time)

 

**** VERY IMPORTANT NOTE ****

-TO REGISTER YOU MUST HAVE A PARTNER. PLEASE WRITE THE NAME OF THE PERSON DURING THE CHECKOUT PROCESS UNDER THE "LEAVE A MESSAGE FIELD" SO WE CAN MATCH YOU BOTH AND CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION.

 

-YOUR PARTNER WILL NEED TO REGISTER AND WRITE THAT YOU ARE HIS/HER PARTNER TOO.

 

-WE DESIGNED THESE WORKSHOPS TO BE LEADERS/FOLLOWERS BALANCED. IF YOU DON'T HAVE A PARTNER YET PLEASE EMAIL US AT INFO@MOTIONARTSCENTER.COM AND YOU WILL BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST UNTIL YOU FIND A PARTNER OR UNTIL WE CAN MATCH YOU WITH ONE.

 

- LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE, SIGN UP SOON WITH A PARTNER, SPACES ARE GOING FAST!!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR WORKSHOPS:

 

 

CLICK HERE TO BUY MILONG