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Monday, September 22, 2014

Cute and the crazy milonga videos to get you excited for Thurs night's Workshop 1 and 2!

Noelia and Carlitos - check out the sticky feet!




Ariadna and Fernando - fabulous as always :-)



And some very cute milonga moments from Stephanie and Fausto ... 



See you on Thurs for Kasha and Grants fun milonga class!!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Milonga Madness comes to Nelson and other tid bits!

We are all set to go - see you in Golden Bay!

Thanks in advance to Reto and Vera from Sans Souci - you are one of a kind and it is so great working with you!

See you all on the dance floor :-)

Anne-Maree

GOLDEN BAY


BAGS PACKED tick
TANGO SHOES tick
MUSIC tick
SEE YOU TONIGHT AT SANS SOUCI
OR
AT CLASS 11AM SATURDAY @ TAKAKA PRIMARY SCHOOL


YEEE HAAAA!! It's going to be a great weekend and the sun is shining for the drive over the hill!
3 workshops
2 milongas
loads of fun
$75 for the weekend



Contact Reto and Vera on 03 5258663 or email reto@sanssouciinn.co.nz to book workshops

SUNDAYS at DUNDAS
4 WEEK MILONGA COURSE
28 Sept, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct

@ The Tango Room, Dundas St

The next Sunday Technique Class at the Tango Room will be on 28 Sept and will be the first of 4 milonga classes.  4pm on 28th (4.30pm other Sundays) 
Let's continue with the themes in Kasha and Grants Milonga course with our own milonga course to make the most of their teaching, our learning and to get us ready for their return on Oct 14.  $15 per class.


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

"nuevo techniques continue"


Beginners welcome anytime!

KASHA AND GRANT
"teach Milonga"
September 25 from 6pm
October 14 from 6pm
Both evenings are held at Old St John's, 320 Hardy St
Classes will be progressive and they prefer people to book in for all classes to maximise learning.

Contact me on 027 2380568 or annemaree@tangolibre.com to book a place and so I can get even numbers.  $80 for all the workshops.



 


DAVID AND DIANNE
25 and 26 OCTOBER
David  Backler and Dianne Heywood-Smith from Sidewalk Tango, Melbourne will be in town Labour weekend. Come and watch him and his team performing at the Playhouse on Sat 25th October (free beginners class, show + Milonga $20).  D JAM will be DJing!   There promises to be a great mix of Trad and Nuevo Tangos. Then come and partake in 2 special workshops on Sunday 26th October at Fairfield House, 1pm - 4.30pm ($30 a workshop or $50 for both)
This will be another fabulous long weekend of dancing!


2 very different milongas - one for the stage and one for the social dance floor!

Miguel Zotto and Daiana Guspero perform a very lively and expressive milonga to live music in Amsterdam.  Stage Milonga!  Quite extraordinary :-)




Milonguero El Flaco and Luna Palacios perform a social milonga which looks deceptively simple ;-)

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tango Libre Weekly Newsletter

The Great Gatsby was a fabulous milonga and I hope next year some of you will be able to come to Wellington with me!   

See you at Cafe del Tango on Saturday night and don't forget to tell anyone who wants to have a go to come along at 6.30pm.  A few helpers wouldn't go amiss - so if you are free come and help me out!

Tangueremente

Anne-Maree



Avoid Tango Injuries by coming to Golden Bay next weekend - learn good technique!


GOLDEN BAY TANGO WEEKEND
19-21 SEPT 2104




GOLDEN BAY UPDATE


DINNER WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN GOLDEN BAY?
 

FRI NIGHT MEAL, 7 - 8pm @ Sans Souci
If you intend on dining with us on Fri night please make sure you have booked your delicious meal with Reto and Vera at Sans Souci on 03 525 8663

Hearty beef stew with potato mash and salad, brownies and fruit salad for dessert ($20 pp).
If you are vegetarian option please let them know in advance.


SAT NIGHT MEAL, from 6.30pm @ The Wholemeal Cafe
Please call The Wholemal Cafe on 03 525 9426 and book a seat for dinner.  They are opening especially for us :-)

ACCOMMODATION
The Sans Souci is all booked up.  Some dancers have booked at  the 
Pohara Top Ten Holiday Park  03 525 9500 so why not join them!
If you don't mind travelling a little further Tracey at Zatori in Collingwood ( the very gracious host of our Tango Retreat at Queens Birthday weekend) would love to see you - call 0800 ZATORI

3 workshops
2 milongas
loads of fun
$75 for the weekend



Contact Reto and Vera on 03 5258663 or email reto@sanssouciinn.co.nz to book workshops
CAFE DEL TANGO MILONGA
SAT 13 SEPT
6.30 - 7.30 FREE Beginners tango class
7.30 - 11pm MILONGA $10
Tell all your friends!!

LAST CLASS LEADING LADIES
SUNDAY
 CLASS

@ The Tango Room, Dundas St

This Sunday's Technique Class at the Tango Room will start at 4.30pm.
Leading Ladies 
continues with musicality and circular ocho cortado.  Please have a think about whether you would like to continue with this class.  I think it is hugely beneficial for both roles.  What do you think?


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

"nuevo techniques continue"


Beginners welcome anytime!



SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER VISITING TEACHERS
It is only 2 weeks until Kasha and Grant come to Nelson to teach the first two of four great Milonga workshops. 
September 25 from 6pm
October 14 from 6pm.  (both evenings are held at Old St John's, 320 Hardy St)
Classes will be progressive and they prefer people to book in for all classes to maximise learning.

Contact me on 027 2380568 or annemaree@tangolibre.com to book a place and so I can get even numbers.  $80 for all the workshops.




OCTOBER 25-26
David  Backler  and Dianne Heywood-Smith from Sidewalk Tango, Melbourne will be in town Labour weekend. Come and watch him and his team performing at the Playhouse on Sat 25th October. (show, free class + Milonga $20).  D JAM will be DJing!   There promises to be a great mix of Trad and Nuevo Tangos. Then come and partake in 2 special workshops on Sunday 26th October at Fairfield House, 1pm - 4.30pm ($30 a workshop or $50 for both)
This will be another fabulous long weekend of dancing!


One for the leaders!

Sebastian Arce y Marianna Montes

The Passion and the precision - 3:36 has me feeling very anxious!







Thursday, September 4, 2014

4 Sept Newsletter

Tango Libre Newsletter #8

4 September 2014
  • THE GREAT GATSBY MILONGA

  • LEADING LADIES & another great video

  • CAFE del TANGO
  • DINNERS in GOLDEN BAY
  • VISITING TEACHERS
THE GREAT GATSBY MILONGA in WELLINGTON
5 September


Tomorrow night  I will be DJing in Wellington at the Great Gatsby Milonga.   Thanks Sharon for the invite - I look forward to seeing you all soon!  

LEADING LADIES CONTINUES
SUNDAY
 CLASS

@ The Tango Room, Dundas St

This Sunday's Technique Class at the Tango Room will start at 4.30pm.
Leading Ladies 
continues with circular ocho cortado. Everyone is loving this class and the challenges it is providing.  It is great to see so many giving it a go and I look forward to seeing you all again this Sunday at 4.30pm. $15 (followed by Nancy's party at Alicia's 6pm BYO text to get directions 0272611401)


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

"nuevo techniques continue"


Beginners welcome anytime!

Click here for inspiration leading ladies!
CAFE DEL TANGO MILONGA
SAT 13 SEPT
6.30 - 7.30 FREE Beginners tango class
7.30 - 11pm MILONGA $10
Tell all your friends!!

GOLDEN BAY TANGO WEEKEND
19 - 21 September 2014
Have you decided to come to Golden Bay yet?

DINNER BOOKINGS NEEDED SOON!
 

FRI NIGHT MEAL, 7 - 8pm @ Sans Souci
Don't forget to book your delicious Fri night meal with Reto and Vera at Sans Souci on 03 525 8663

Hearty beef stew with potato mash and salad, brownies and fruit salad for dessert ($20 pp).
If you are vegetarian option please let them know in advance.


SAT NIGHT MEAL, from 6.30pm @ The Wholemeal Cafe
Please call The Wholemal Cafe on 03 525 9426 and book a seat for dinner.  They are opening especially for us :-)

ACCOMMODATION
The Sans Souci is all booked up but there are some other options near by:
Pohara Top Ten Holiday Park would be great (they have cabins and motel units): 03 525 9500
Plan B (backpacker just down the road from Sans Souci): 03 525 7678, also within walking distance are the Pohara Beachfront Motels: 03 525 9660.

The Sandcastle in Pohara Valley (5 min. drive from Sans Souci): 03 525 9087.

If you don't mind travelling a little further Tracey at Zatori in Collingwood ( the very gracious host of our Tango Retreat at Queens Birthday weekend) would love to see you - call 0800 ZATORI

3 workshops
2 milongas
loads of fun
$75 for the weekend



Contact Reto and Vera on 03 5258663 or email reto@sanssouciinn.co.nz
Click here to book the GB workshops
SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER VISITING TEACHERS
The lovely Kasha and Grant are coming to Nelson to teach four great Milonga workshops. 
September 25 from 6pm
October 14 from 6pm.
Classes will be progressive and they prefer people to book in for all classes to maximise learning.

Contact me on 027 2380568 or annemaree@tangolibre.com to book a place.  $80 for all the workshops.



OCTOBER 25-26
David  Backler from Melbourne will be in town Labour weekend. Come and watch him and Dianne Heywood-Smith and his team performing at the Playhouse on Sat 25th October.  They will also be giving a free class and I will be DJing.   Then come and partake in 2 special workshops on Sunday 26th October at Fairfield House, 1pm - 4.30pm given by David and Dianne
This will be another fabulous long weekend of dancing!


I am just putting the finishing touches on the GG playlist which will of course change as soon as we all start dancing tomorrow night!  See you in Wellington, Sunday and/or Monday for another great weekend of tango.  Arn't we lucky the tango has chosen us?

See you on the dance floor soon!

Remember my new email address is annemaree@tangolibre.com

Thanks Damian from Poland for the Tango Libre piano picc!

Tangueremente

Anne-Maree

Ariadna and Mariangeles - Leading Ladies

Ariadha and Mariangeles