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Absolute Beginners Tango - Upper East Side

Manhattan, NY , United States
2h
English

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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. 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. Jon’s philosophy is that technique is the grammar that holds the language of the dance together. His mission – to pass on the in-depth knowledge he has acquired from his many great teachers to his students, contribute to the growth of our local tango community and help preserve the traditions of Argentine Tango.

What we'll do

2 Hours crash Tango workshop 3 pm to 5 pm Basic elements a great workshop to move you up to the next level of tango class. Price $45 per person, online $60 at the door. A breakdown of the basic elements; the embrace, concept of lead and follow, cross and parallel walk systems, 6, 8 & 10 count basic, cruzada, weight changes, ochos, rock step, turns, gancho, lapiz, sacada and barrida. This course is designed to get you moving on the dance floor from your first lesson. A syllabus will be provided on your first day of class. *No dance experience or partner necessary. *Recommended footwear – Leather sole shoes (no sneakers or platform shoes) Sign-up for group classes at the same-day and get, Free 30 mints Private lesson, Plus a dance social pass

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