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Bulletin, Jan. 5, 2009

Modesto tangueros, we will resume classes Saturday, Sean & Charity teaching. We add 15- minute practicas to the beginner class and start the intermediates at 12:15.  We will have another practica from 1:15 to 2 p.m. The first Saturday of the month lets you pay for the month at $10. With three weeks of regular classes before our workshops with Caroline & Christopher, dues January are $30

In preparation for our weekend with Caroline & Christopher ,we have a video in our on-line flier for our workshops: http://modestotango.blogspot.com/2008/02/weekend-workshops-with-caroline-and.html


MONDAY - Tonight,  Jan. 5 & 12, Social dancing and practica at Jacobs, 8 p.m., 
2501 McHenry Avenue. A good place to practice class material.  No fee, but you are urged to order food and/or drink off the menu.  Some go early to eat.

SATURDAY -Jan. 10 - Classes resume at Modesto Fitness and Racquet Club,
 200 Norwegian Avenue.  -Sean & Charity teaching
11 a.m. Beginner level, -- noon to 12:15 practica
12:15 - 1:15 intermediate  class -- 1:15 -2 p.m. guided practica
$12 per class.  Practica only $5. (free with lesson)
Pay for the next 3 weeks $30   
One-time introductory packages of nine beginner level lessons for $75 available.

And Coming Up: 
Workshops - With Caroline Peattie and Christopher Nassopoulos
Saturday: January 31   
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.   Embrace and Connection - All levels - beginners encouraged
12:30 - 2 p.m.  Moving in & out of Cross System - Intermediate levels

Sunday: February 1, 2009
12 - 1:15 Using the Music:  Let the music inspire movement and connection -  All levels
1:30 - 3  Navigation w/ Different Orchestras - Intermediate level
Modesto Fitness & Racquet  Club - 200 Norwegian Avenue                   Fee: $25 per class,  $40 for two classes, $75 for all four classes.
Private lessons Christopher or Caroline $80/hr,  both: $120/hr per hour  plus $15 studio fee
Contact Mary   522-1571, or email: modestotango@gmail.com   http://modestotango.googlepages.com/

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OUT OF TOWN:  Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571
Roseville Dance - 3992 Foothills Blvd. Ste 175, Roseville, 6:30-7:30 (intermediate),
7:31 to 8:31 (advanced)   Rita Yanson and Paul Wheeler teaching
Focusing on specific aspects of Tango, Valz, and Milonga
there is limited space and  smaller classes to give more individual attention. 
Pricing is based on the length of time purchased so 12 week cards are more cost effective than four-week cards which are still very reasonable. 
Emeryville, Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Diego & Negracha filling in for Nora & Ed, who are in Buenos Aires for the holidays.
7:30 -8:30 p.m.: Beginner Level $12
8:30-9:30 p.m.: Intermediate Level $12
9:30-10:30 p.m.: Practica $6 (Free with class)

Berkeley:  At The Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St., Sean & Charity teaching.
8-9:30 p.m. Feb 3 - Feb 24
Intermediate 4 week series: ganchos and leg wraps
limit 20 students, registration deadline Jan 31: $35


At Spotlight Center for the Arts, 2534 Industrial Blvd., Ste 150, West  Sacramento. Emily Trites  teaches Introductory  Tango 6:30-7:15 p.m, Beginning/Intermediate Tango 7:15-8 p.m 

At Step One, 1920 T Street  8:30-10:15 p.m.   "La Pr├íctica" with Mike & Alisa.  This pr├íctica is for ALL levels and beginners are always welcome. 

Sacramento  at Firehouse 5: 2014 9th St
Tango Explorations with Chris Peake & Michelle Gorre
6:30 PM - Beginning Tango
7:30 PM - Continuing Tango
8:30 PM - Open Practica
$35 Month / $10 Drop-in / $3 Practica (FREE with Class!)

The Allegro Ballroom
5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville - Instructor: Julian  Ramil
4 Week Progressive Beginner's Lesson: 2:00-3:00 pm, $12                 
Intermediate/Advanced   Lesson:  3:00-4:00 pm, $12
Theme of the Month: Sacadas Y Barridas
Dance Practice: 4-6:00 pm, $6 (Free w/Lesson)

@>---- Our next milonga at Jacobs is Jan. 31, with Carolyn & Christopher as guest artists. Mark your calendar.  They will also conduct workshops on Saturday and Sunday (see above), with an emphasis on social dancing rather than flashy moves.