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Tuesday Workshops with Gato and Andrea

Direct from Buenos Aires and their world-wide teaching tour

Argentine Tango Masters

will be presenting Argentine Tango workshops and private individual lessons in Modesto

Eight Tuesdays in
February & March, 2008

February 5 and 12 - Tango Intermediate:interpret different orchestras: beginning with Di Sarli - simple and slow beats, pauses, stops, embellishments, simple figuras and turns; Navigation: line and lane of dance; Close and open embrace.

February 12 and 19 - Tango intermediate: interpret different orchestras: Di Sarli and D´Arienzo - voleos, simple and double beats, syncopation and coordination in turns and double time steps, sacadas, combinations, embellishments in motion, navigation and connection.

February 19 and 26 - Tango Intermediate: Interpret different orchestras: D´Arienzo and Biaggi - Changes of rhythm: musicality, footwork,barridas and simple ganchos, links and different resolutions; Close embrace, Changes of embrace.

March 4 - Tango intermediate advanced: Interpret different orchestras: Pugliese - Dancing the melody. Interpretation of silences and violins. Variations. Figuras and musicality. Variation of embrace.

March 11 and 18 - Tango intermediate and Vals (for intermediate level and up) Review on previous tango patterns, Interpretation and style. Introduction to Vals: cross system and double time. Changes of front. Easy patterns for the social dance. Turns and musicality.

March 25th - Vals (intermediate and up) Walks, displacements for vals, turns and turns with syncopation. Alterations. Musicality. Open embrace and combinations

All classes: 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Private Lessons are available by arrangement with the instructor. To schedule send email to ModestoTango@gmail.com or call
(209) 522-1571

Teaching Philosophy: Gato and Andrea have developed through many years of experience and work, a teaching method based on the technique of posture, balance, axes, weight changes, rhythm and especially on the tango walk, making emphasis on the interpretation of the music, and on the expression of feelings when dancing.

Cost (per workshop/per person):

$30.00 - 1 or 2 Workshops

$27.00 - 3 or 4 Workshops
$25.00 - 5 or 6 Workshops
$22.00 - 7 or 8 Workshops

Private lessons
$100.00/per hour + $10.00 Studio Fee

Location: Map

Modesto Fitness & Racquet Club
200 Norwegian Av Modesto, CA
(Brigsmore to McHenry, Left on McHenry
Immediate Right on Norwegian)

For additional information see
ModestoTango - Argentine Tango
or call
(209) 522-1571