Magic Tango Beginner Bootcamp - April 13 & 20, 2019
MAGIC TANGO Beginner Bootcamp
(4 hours of intensive workshops in 2 parts)
April 13th, 2019 (Sat) - PART 1
11.30am - 1.30pm
April 20th, 2019 (Sat) - PART 2
11.30am - 1.30pm
In collaboration with BC Dance Studio
Instructor: Tatiana Balashova, assited by Jerome Jagdale
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 a special playlist with selected tango music for their practice & a playlist with tango demos by world-renowned instructors.
- Basic information about Argentine Tango
- Connection with the partner
- Silky Elastic Embrace
(specifics of dancing in close & open embrace)
- Connection with the floor
- Catlike Walk
- Floor Craft (navigation skills)
- Tango Etiquette - practical social skills for dancers
(*) 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).
This bootcamp is also good for Beginner - Intermediate level.
there is a lot of material to get inspired and brush up your technique. You can also join only Part 2 on April 20th.
It is important to have comfortable shoes with non-marking outsole and thicker socks also can do for the bootcamp. Pivoting is required for the classes.
No Partner is required however we encourage registrating with a partner if you can find him/her and recommend inviting friends! :) (we appreciate if you share this page and FB event!) See information on referral discount at the bottom of the page.
Partners will be rotated at the workshop (when coming as a couple, it is highly recommended to try doing some exercises with at least 1-2 other partners).
NB: Registration is required (to ensure everyone has a partner)
Registration requires payment. Fill out the form and you will get a link to pay for the bootcamp. ***
BD DANCE provides FREE water for dancers and light refreshments
BC DANCE STUDIO
877 Hamilton St (@ Smithe)
(on the right side of the Firefighters building, 1 block South from Vancouver Public Library) MAP view >
Tickets for the bootcamp:
EARLY BIRD rates are till Thursday April 12th
(All early bird payments have to be processed before 11pm on Thursday)
(If you already took a MagicTango Beginner bootcamp, you can get 50% off regular price if there are spots available. Message prior to registration and mention month & year.)
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
The workshops are pretty saturated with material.
No experience is required. For beginners we recommend taking both Part 1 & Part 2, however those workshops have new material so can be taken separately as well.
Message for any questions!
$25 per person / $45 per couple (with a partner)
After April 12th:
$30 per person / $55 per couple (with a partner)
$45 per person / $80 per couple (with a partner)
After April 12th:
$55 per person / $95 per couple (with a partner)
For full-time STUDENTS with valid ID:
(max 6 student tickets in total)
1 day - $10 off per person
2 days - $15 off per person / $20 off per couple
Participation is limited to 10-12 couples --> register in advance!
Bring friends and get $5 off your ticket for each person you bring. (can be redeemed after workshop only, we will send you a partial refund OR you can keep it on your credit for future classes.)
If you bring 4 people you can get 1 day of bootcamp for free!
Contact for any questions +1-604-780-7835 (text is best).
Please, bring a bottle of water and great tango energy!
Looking forward to seeing you at the bootcamp! :)
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 case group is not big enough to hold he bootcamp, registered participants are given a full refund.
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
Please fill out the form. All your personal information is respected and required for the logistics and research purposes only.