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Cheltenham Oct

Tango Lingua  presents :-

A special day of tango workshops in Cheltenham, taught by Joe Hudson

 on Sunday 30th October 2011    

3x 90 minute workshops with a 90 minute practica.

The workshops will explore a range of tango movements and principles to help you get more from the dance. While workshops can be taken individually, certain themes will be carried through and developed from one to the next.

The richness of 'Just Walking' with the music 12:00-1:30pm

Learn how to express dynamics and phrasing while walking in the embrace, and use weight changes independently for leader and follower. There will be an emphasis on fluid connection and creative input from follower as well as leader, from the very slow to fast movements.

Entry requirements: 6 months and onwards of tango experience.

Sculpting sacadas, boleos and leg-wraps 2:15-3:45pm

Learn how to make these movements in a comfortable, controlled and musical way, which allow many creative developments for leader and follower. This workshop will explore the contained nature of the 'free leg'.

Entry requirements: basic knowledge and experience of sacadas, boleos and leg-wraps.

Chaining sacadas, leg-wraps and enrosques 4:00-5:30pm

Using the basic movements to make repeating sequences in the line of dance. We'll look at how to maintain connection with, stay relaxed and enjoy these more advanced combinations. Each stage of repeating a particular movement will be carefully broken down so you can apply it in the dance and create your own playful combinations.

Entry requirements: able to hold a stable independent axis, generally confident with sacadas and leg-wraps.

Practica 5:30-7:00pm

: £12 for 1 workshop, £22 for 2, or £28 for all 3 (price is per person). Practica is free.
Concessions available for unwaged.

Venue:   Hillview Community Centre, Hulbert Crescent, Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, GL51 5FZ (by Morrisons, behind the library)

Booking: To book your places click the button below, where you will be taken to Paypal. There you can enter your name and email and say which workshops you'd like to do. You can also book for a partner, by changing the order quantity to 2.
Once you've completed the easy checkout process you'll receive instant confirmation of your booking. (Alternatively, use the contact page to request direct bank payment details.) Pre-booking is required.

Places are strictly limited to ensure everyone gets personal attention during the workshops. Book now to avoid disappointment.

There also is the opportunity to book 1 private lesson, from 6:00-7:00pm. Please use the contact form to book this.