BC Dance - Magic Tango Beginner Bootcamp - July 17, 2016
MAGIC TANGO Intensive Workshop + Practica
for Beginners with experience
(2-hour intensive workshop + 1-hour moderated practica, requires knowing the basics - Beginner Bootcamp 1-2 or a relevant experience)
July 17th, 2016 (Sunday)
1pm - 4pm
Instructor: Tatiana Balashova
In collaboration with BC Dance STUDIO (downtown Vancouver)
We will keep learning the FUNDAMENTALS of Argentine tango, through concepts and beautiful combinations. This bootcamp is good both for beginners and those who want to brush up basic Argentine Tango dancing skills and get lots of tips for improving your dance.
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 connect to each other in tango dancing, learn a few essential and fun tango patterns and be able to join them into a variety of simple and elegant sequences, and feel the pleasure of moving counterclockwise in a continuous motion, combining linear movements with circular to the traditional and alternative tango music.
Bonuses: Members of the Facebook Group "Magic Tango Explorers" get a link to the special playlists with selected tango music for their tango & tango demos by world-renowned instructors.
Free water and light refreshments are provided by organizers.
- Silky Elastic Embrace (specifics of dancing in close & open embrace)
- Connection with the partner
- Connection with the floor
- Catlike Walk
- Basic vocabulary (Tango):
- Floor Craft (navigation skills)
- Practicing Tango Etiquette at the practica
- 1-hour of moderated practice to various tango music (in the form of short tandas - 2-3 songs of similar orquestra / type).
BC Dance STUDIO
877 Hamilton St
(1 block from VP Library)
No Partner is required however bring your tango friends! :)
Partners are 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 required. Registration requires payment.
FREE water and some light refreshments are provided.
Rates for the Workshop + Practica:
EARLY BIRD discount - till JULY 13th (Wed evening)
$35 (EARLY BIRD)
$40 (after July 13)
(taxes are included)
COUPLES: (with a partner - Leader + Follower)
$60 (EARLY BIRD)
$70 (after July 13)
(EARLY BIRD - before July 13)
$25 per person
$40 per couple
at the door:
$30 per person
Student ID is required.
Participation is limited to 10 couples (20 participants) => register in advance!
Moderated Practica only - $10 (if taken separately)
1 hour - 3-4pm
Attention to everyone is guaranteed. Each student will get some tips their tango dancing.
- Payments are non-refundable
- Change of name of the participant is possible with the confirmation from the organizers and minimum 3-day notice. Requires filling out the registration form by the new participant.
REGISTER HERE >>
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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).
- e-transfer (to this email, for Tatiana)
- cash / check if paid in person.
Note: cash only at the door.
Step 1: Make the payment.
Step 2: If you are new to Magic Tango, fill out the registration form on this page
Students who took the MT Beginner Bootcamps can simply pay for the bootcamp and get a confirmation after.
You will get a confirmation letter.