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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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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!

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