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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Talk about Leading Ladies!


The wonderfully talented Ariadna Naviera y Fernando Sanchez dancing at the old Queer Tango Milonga, La Marshall  (turn the volume down a little, the applause is LOUD!)



Tango Cynic does it again! (Not for the faint hearted)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Workshop Topics for the weekend

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Golden Bay Tango Weekend and Weekly Update

Thanks to all those who have been supporting the free pre-milonga classes - they have been really fun and very successful.  We have been spreading the loving tango vibe in Nelson! Special welcome to all the beginners who have recently joined the Monday class - it is great to have you as part of the the growing tango community.

It's the time of our annual  Golden Bay Tango Weekend - all the info is below - have a good read  ... hope you can join us.
Yours in tango, Anne-Maree

GOLDEN BAY TANGO WEEKEND
19-21 September


WORKSHOP TOPICS

SATURDAY 20 SEPT - Takaka Primary School, 70 Wadsworth St
Workshop 1, 11am - 12.30pm 
Integrity in the dance - keeping us honest! Exercises to build connection, revision of good technique of the basic moves to prepare us for the weekend’s workshops.

LUNCH 12.30 - 1.30

Workshop 2, 1.30pm - 3pm 
Dancing the elements.  A challenging and fun class which increases our vocab in a very clever way!

SUNDAY 1 JUNE
Workshop 3, 11 - 12.30
Moves to express our musicality. We explore moves on the dark side with our new use of the “elements “ from yesterday.

THE PRICE
WEEKEND WORKSHOP PACKAGE $75
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS $25
INDIVIDUAL MILONGAS $10
payment to Reto & Vera
MILONGAS
We also have two milongas to maximise our Golden Bay dancing experience!

FRIDAY 19 SEPT - SANS SOUCI
7 - 8pm dinner for those from out of town.Check price with Reto & Vera
MILONGUITA D JAM 8-10pm (with tunes to get us ready for the weekend)


SATURDAY 20 SEPT - WHOLEMEAL CAFE
7pm - 11pm, diner available from 6.30pm
MILONGA D JAM(with her special Golden Bay eclectic mix of nuevo and trad, let's throw on something special for the evening!)

 
ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is pretty much all booked out at the Sans Souci, but there are other great options close by, so please call Reto & Vera asap on 03 5258663  or email reto@sanssouciinn.co.nz

SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER VISITING TEACHERS
Right on the back of the Golden Bay weekend we have a fun and talented couple coming to teach in Nelson.  
You will want to be in Nelson and available the evenings of September 25 and October 14.  Classes will be progressive and they prefer people to book in for all classes to maximise learning.
SAVE THE DATES!!  MORE INFO TO COME!

CLASSES
SUNDAY
 CLASS @ The Tango Room

NEW COURSE STARTING THIS
SUNDAY 17 AUGUST - 14 SEPTEMBER!!

Exciting 5 week intensive LEADING LADIES course. This will improve everyone's dance-ability, understanding and empathy for the dance.   Yes leaders please come and learn to follow as well.
5 week course, $75 Please try and commit to all 5 classes - as you can imagine the course is progressive. Feel free to come as a casual if you already have some leading skills. $15


MONDAY CLASSES
Old St John's
340 Hardy St
$15
6pm - 7.15pm Beginners/Improvers
"continuing to build our repertoire"
7.15pm - 8.45pm Intermediate/Advanced

"density in the dance" - nuevo continued


Beginners welcome anytime!

For neo-tango fans


Thanks Bevan for bringing this to my attention so I could share it .... seems Frank from Christchurch likes it as well!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Elegant simplicity



How happy would we be to dance like this in a social setting? Thanks to our Golden Bay tanguero Mark for sending me the link :-)