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Beg/Int Tango Nuevo Workshop

with Miguel Cardoso and Laura Chapman

12:00pm, Saturday, May 05, 2012

Join Miguel Cardoso and Laura Chapman for for a fun and in depth look into Tango Nuevo. In this workshop we will explore and find out what makes the music different from regular Tango as well as explore some of the newer (nuevo) Tango movements such as changes of direction and volcadas.


  • 12:00pm Registration / Check-in
  • 12:15pm Class 1: Introduction to the music of Tango Nuevo and comparing it to traditional Tango. Focusing on similarities and differences and stepping to the varying elements of Tango Nuevo. 
  • 1:00pm Class 2: Defining "changes of direction" for both men and women and not getting them confused with "ochos".
  • 1:45pm Lunch / Pizza Party
  • 2:30pm Class 3: Introduction to "volcadas", exercises to get used to being off axis for both the men and the women as well as understanding the movement.
  • 3:15pm Class 4: Further "volcada" technique and adding "changes of direction" in combination with volcadas as well as review and demonstration.


See who's coming and RSVP at the Facebook event here!


The whole workshop is $50 or 5 punches from your Punch Card if you pre-register by 5/04/12. Or $60 at the door. Punch Cards can only be used if you pre-register. Register in person or online now!

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