Magic Tango Beginner Bootcamp - May 13 - 14, 2017
MAGIC TANGO Beginner Bootcamp - 2 days
(5.5 hours of Intensive workshops)
May 13th, 2017 (Sat) - PART 1
1pm - 4pm
May 14th, 2017 (Sun) - PART 2
12pm - 2.30pm
In collaboration with One Thousand Rivers studio
(Mount Pleasant Vancouver)
Instructor: Tatiana Balashova + assistant
Get a taste of the beautiful Argentine Tango, be inspired and start learning the FUNDAMENTALS of tango leading or following. This bootcamp is good both for beginners and those who want to brush up the basic Argentine Tango dancing skills and get lots of tips to enjoy and improve your dance..
Free water and light refreshments are provided.
Notes: The bootcamp is concept based and includes tango drills and practical exercises to ensure an integrative experience of learning tango.
Attention to everyone is guaranteed!
By the end of the bootcamp students will be able to establish connection with each other in tango dancing, learn a few essential fun tango patterns and be able to join them into a simple and elegant dance, and acquire basic navigating skills.
Magic Tango Bootcamp students will get a link to the special playlists with selected tango music for their practice & a playlists with tango demos by world-renowned instructors.
- Basic information about Argentine Tango
- Connection with the partner
- Connection with the floor
- Silky Elastic Embrace (specifics of dancing in close & open embrace)
- Catlike Walk
- Introduction to the basic vocabulary:
- Floor Craft (navigation skills)
- Tango Etiquette - practical social skills for dancers (inviting etc)
Combinations of vocabulary in the MagicTango Beginner Bootcamps slightly vary depending on the bootcamp and every student can process them at their level (like in yoga).
ONE THOUSAND RIVERS Studio
54 E.4th Ave, Vancouver
(near Quebec st / Main st), on the southern side of the street)
* studio website *
No Partner is required however we recommend bringing friends!
Partners will be rotated at the workshop (when coming as a couple, it is still recommended to try doing some exercises with at least 1-2 other partners).
NB: Registration is recommended (to ensure everyone has a partner)
Registration requires payment. Fill out the form and you will get a link to pay for the bootcamp. *** Drop-ins are welcome, if there are enough spots.
BD DANCE provides FREE water for dancers and light refreshments.
Rates for the bootcamps:
EARLY BIRD rates are till May 10 (Wednesday evening)
(All early bird payments have to be processed before Thursday May 11th)
(The workshops are pretty saturated with material. Part 2 can be taken only with Part 1 or separately if you have enough tango experience - please message to Tatiana before registering)
$40 per person / $70 per couple (with a partner) (EARLY BIRD)
$50 per person / $90 per couple (with a partner)
$70 per person / $125 per couple (with a partner) (EARLY BIRD)
$85 per person / $145 per couple (with a partner)
For full-time STUDENTS with valid ID:
(max 8 student tickets in total)
1 day - $15 off per person / $20 off per couple
2 days - $25 off per person / $40 off per couple
1) to quality for the couple deal both partners have to be students, otherwise you have to purchase tickets separately
2) max 8 student tickets are available
Participation is limited to 10 couples --> register in advance!
Bring friends and get $5 off your ticket for each person you bring.
(NB: can't be combined with the promo for couples)
Please, bring a bottle of water and great tango energy!
Looking forward to seeing you at the bootcamp! :)
Please fill out the form (All your personal information is respected and kept confidential for the logistics and research purposes only).
You can pay for the bootcamp by e-transfer, PayPal, or cash / cheque if paid in person. Note: cash only at the door.
Step 1: fill out the form on this page
Step 2: transfer the right amount to the PayPal or through e-transfer.
With a note "leader" or "follower" and "student" (if applicable).
(!) Students will have to provide their valid student ID on the day of the workshop.
PayPal link >>
e-transfer to: "magictango (at) gmail (dot) com" (Tatiana Balashova)
Notes for payments:
1) For the $5 referral discount, please first "register" through the contact form mentioning the name(s) of the friends you are bringing. Friends have to pay for their bootcamp tickets at least 1 day before the bootcamp to get you a discount.
NB: Referral discounts can't be combined with Couples & Student discounts unless you bring 2+ extra people. Thank you for understanding!
2) PayPal fees are paid by the organizer
E-transfer fees are paid by the participant ($1.5)
3) All tickets are non-refundable (except for force major circumstances), however you can give your ticket to a friend (requires confirmation from the instructor) .
In some cases if you paid for the bootcamp but could not come come to the bootcamp, on a prior notice, you can keep that "credit" for later and use it towards another bootcamp or class. (please contact Tatiana for the confirmation of any changes).
NB: Tickets with a referral discount are non-refundable/ non-exchangeable