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Tango Date Thursday! Dancing Class with Wine

Manhattan, NY , United States
4h
English

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Argentine Tango Choreographer, Performer and instructor Jon started building his strong foundation for dance when he was a teenager. With four years of training in martial arts, he attained the essential core understanding of body movement and balance. He has studied a variety of styles including Ballroom Latin, Swing, Cuban Salsa, Merengue, Modern Dance and Flamenco. Jon’s love for Argentine tango music and dance began in his early 20’s. It was then that he decided to dedicate his life to this seductive art form. In 2002, Jon began his career as a tango instructor, choreographer and performer. He was an in-house dance instructor at many well known dance studios in NYC, NJ, Westchester and LI, as well as a guest teacher at various tango festivals in the US and abroad (Japan, Korea, Europe). Jon has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center, the 92nd Street Y and the Star Light Roof Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria. His television appearances include Fox 5 – Good Day NY, Channel 13 and Channel 17. Jon specializes in traditional close embrace; in the styles of Milonguero, Salon and Stage tango. His maestros/maestras are some of the most prominent and well respected Argentinean tango masters of our time. Daniel and Maria, Tete Rusconi (Vals), Omar Vega (Milonga), Carlos Gavito, Nito Garcia, Facundo and Kelly Posadas (Milonga), Elba Garcia and Kelly Posadas (Follower’s Technique). Jon is one of the few teachers who specializes in traditional close embrace, combined with his extensive knowledge in all three dance styles, Tango, Milonga and Vals make him one of the most sought after instructors in NYC. His progress

What we'll do

What’s more sexy than Argentine tango to get you in the mood? Indulge your date and step into the Golden era… a neighborhood tango saloon – the warmth of a sexy, subtle light draws you into the romantic atmosphere of rich crimson heat. The enticing sounds of tango music playing on a gramophone… draws you into the intimate embrace of figures moving slowly… the lingering glances… the infinite possibilities… Admission Includes: $30 per person - Live DJs, music and performances 8pm - 9pm: Hour long beginner group lesson 9pm - 12am: Dancing A glass of wine per person. *Couples will receive a gift card 50% off to the tango crash workshop.

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