Workshops/events

We are very lucky to have some excellent visiting tango dancers and teachers to accompany me in running workshops.

We are also lucky enough to have ERIC JORISSEN from El Corte in Nijmegen, The Netherlands comes to our community each year :) a truly fabulous teacher.  Autumn seems to be his time :)

Siobhan Richards also still visits us  :) She is a regular visitor to our community, helping us develop musically and technically.

Bennie Bartels, from the Netherlands, brings all his dance experience and amazing body work for us to grow from and he usually gets to us twice a year. This allows us to gradually build up our ‘Tango Body’. Of course we work at this all year around but the experience with Bennie allows his unique and very experienced input to bring even more body awareness and development.

Komala and Stefan, from The Netherlands, also working in El Corte, come now in May to our community :) lucky us :) :)

We have had many other visiting teachers over  the years:- Haydyn Brown, from Chippenham, who was with us regularly for the Friday Night Classes from 2009, Attilla Ting, from Tango Cheshire, who has now moved to Cambridgeshire, Dirk from Germany with the Feldenkrais work, Marc from The Netherlands, Korey, from the USA, Anna from Leeds, Sabra from Houston, USA, Sophie from France.

Saturday Classes for the Autumn Term 2018:-

All the classes are in Pant Village Hall, are  from 1pm – 5pm, three hours of class with two breaks and each class cost £25 per person

We are working with a theme of “Classic Components in Tango” for Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019 terms

These three Saturday courses work with three basic elements – Walking, Ochos and The Cross.

Saturday 24th November - “The Cross”

Totally classic Tango! We look at the quality of our crosses, its creation and its musicality. This is a movement learnt early on in Tango but the finer qualities of it are often missed out as we develop – here is the opportunity to fine tune :)

This course is open to all of those of you in class, what ever level of experience in tango.

Please email me at  sharontangoin@gmail.com  to book onto this course – thank-you.

 

Saturday Classes for the Spring Term 2019

12th January - “Giros”

Open to all those who have already completed at least one Term of The Basic Techniques 1 Course. (the one held at 7pm in Shrewsbury and/or Pant)

After Walking and The Cross this is perhaps one of the most Classic and used movements in Tango, employing back and forward Ochos into a circular move. Many people find these difficult to lead and to execute – well they are more complex than one step! We will work on them for the whole afternoon, in various ways!! :) Then although they may remain complex they won’t feel complicated!

Please email me at  sharontangoin@gmail.com  to book onto this course – thank-you.

9th February - “Secadas” 

A very classic movement of displacement that is particular to Tango. There are a great variety of Secadas, executed in both cross system and in parallel, by the leader and by the follower! We will work on as many as is viable whilst keeping the technique clean and sweet :)

Open to those who have had at least two terms of tango experience and have completed Basic Techniques 2 Course at least once or one year of Tango class. (the class at 8pm in Shrewsbury and/or Pant is the Basic Techniques 2 Course)

Please email me at  sharontangoin@gmail.com  to book onto this course – thank-you.

9th March - “Wraps” 

A very yummy movement used in tango from early on, most definitely ‘classic’ even if they can be tricky some times! Usually it is the follower ‘wrapping’ around the leader. These are most comfortably done in close embrace.

Open to those who are already dancing in close embrace.

Please email me at  sharontangoin@gmail.com  to book onto this course – thank-you.

13th April “Out of Axis”

Again classically tango, not many other dances embrace this dynamic change of axis!
This is the last of this series of classes and is different from all the others in that is actually puts the couple out of axis, on purpose!! Please book onto this class with a partner that you wish to work with … for most of the time. We will rotate partners some times but a large proportion of this class will be with your chosen partner.

Open to those with more than one year of experience and booking on in a couple.

Please email me at  sharontangoin@gmail.com  to book onto this course – thank-you.

 

Siobhan Richards is with us in February 2019

Friday 22nd February – A Friday Night Class – the topic is yet to be confirmed.

Open to those on the Friday Night Class list or those with more than three years of tango experience. This class cost £25 per person and is in Pant Village Hall, Pant, SY10 9QG

And Siobhan is with us for the Thursday night class in Atcham Shrewsbury on 21st February.

The class times remain the same and you will remain in the same classes … with a small extra cost for most of you. Not all! :) Those only in Class 1 at 7pm it remains the same, i.e. no extra cost. For every one else there is an extra cost of £10 for the evening. (as you will get at least 1.75hrs of her teaching :) , and in some cases 2.5hrs for that:)) The extra cost is the same whether you pay-in-advance or weekly.

Komala and Stefan are with us again in May 2019

Friday 10th May – A Friday Night Class – the topic is yet to be confirmed.

Open to those on the Friday Night Class list or those with more than three years of tango experience. This class cost £25 per person and is in Pant Village Hall, Pant, SY10 9QG