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Susana Miller Workshop

Bien Milonguero and Las Puertas are bringing Susana Miller to Albuquerque in June and she will be putting on a fantastic workshop!  The dates are Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th.

FridayFor all levels and styles
7:30pm to 9:00pm  –  Simple exercises.  Technique to improve balance and discharge of weight.  Abrazo and connection.  The caminata and walking “en la baldosa.”  How to use the floor when you dance. Let’s awaken the intelligence of our body

Saturday
1:00pm to 2:30pmFor all levels
Milonga lisa and traspie.  How to pass from one to the other.  We will do percussion with simple instruments and discover an exquisite traspie.  Styles, similarities and differences
3:00pm to 4:30pm  –  Intermediate and Advanced levels
Small steps, details that make your dance more enjoyable.  Stability on one leg, for women.  Small details on how to move your legs in a relaxed way.  you will discover that each segment of the body has its own axis.

8:00pm to Midnight – Milonga de Las Puertas with DJ Matt Mateo at 1512 1st Street NW, 87102

Sunday
1:00pm to 2:30pmIntermediate and Advanced levels
Turns with boleo and double sacada with both the right and left leg.  Technique of maintaining balance while turning (maintaining ones axis).  Turns for men and women.
3:00pm to 4:30pm –  Advanced levels
Waltz, rhythm and lapices.  We’ll pay tribute to a great milonguero:  Tete.  Corridas that advance and go backward, following the line of dance.  These figures can also be used with tango.


Full Weekend
  –  $120 per person, $180 per couple
Drop In  –  $25 per person per class
*10% discount for Bien Milonguero students

Private Lessons available
Contact Darcy at 505-244-0290 or [email protected] for info and to schedule.

Fill out Susana Miller Registration Form and send in with payment or click on the button below to pay via PayPal.


Susana Miller Workshop



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Las Puertas Tango Marathon

In 2016, the Las Puertas Tango Marathon will be Friday, July 1st through Monday, July 4th.

Go to www.laspuertastangomarathon.com to register either via PayPal or by printing off the Registration Form and mailing in with your payment.   Full Weekend Pass which consists of 6 Milongas total is $125 per person.

We’re also offering a stand alone five class intensive with Argentine instructors Eva Garlez and Pablo Rodriguez.   The price is $125 per person and you can also register for this workshop by going to www.laspuertastangomarathon.com

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Monica Paz Workshop at Studio Roma

Monica Paz is one of the few instructors of tango with an academic foundation  due to having an education specializing in tango.  She has vast experience as a teacher and dancer and has taught and/or performed through the world.  She is a true master and teacher of milonguero style tango.

**SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICE IF YOU TAKE BOTH MONICA PAZ’S WORKSHOP & SUSANA MILLER’S WORKSHOP THE FIRST WEEKEND IN JUNE  –  SEE PRICING BELOW**

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FridayAll levels welcome including tango teachers, tango dj’s, tango lovers and the curious.
**WILL BE HELD AT LAS PUERTAS**
7:30pm to 9pm – What old milongueros from Buenos Aires say (compilation)
– Watch the film which is about 20 minutes.  Listen to them and learn their tango ideas and concepts.
– Time for questions and interactive talk
– Practice important items such as musicality, line of dance, and etiquette

 

Saturday – All levels welcome to come and learn or improve your tango skills.
1:00pm to 2:30pm – Tango is embrace
– Styles, similarities, and differences
– Posture
– Axis
– Balance
3:00pm to 4:30pm – Technique of the movement
– Dynamic
– Dissociation
– Pivot
8:00pm to Midnight – Milonga de Las Puertas at 1512 1st Street NW, 87102

Sunday  –  Intermediate and Advance levels
1:00pm to 4:30pm with a half hour break at 2:30pm – Interpretation to emphasize how to do rather than what to do
– Musicality, rhythm, melody
– Dancing Tango “Milonga” (Rhythmic Orchestras like D’Arienzo)
– Dancing Tango “Romanza” (Melodic Orchestras like Pugliese)

It is not the same to dance D’Arienzo as it is to dance Pugliese
Discover different ways to dance in order with the music.
As a follower:  or female dancer as Monica says, at the milongas, she chooses her partners after recognizing the orchestra that is playing.  Once on the dance floor, she adapts her dance selection how to do each movement.
As a leader:  After 20 years of dancing with many milongueros, Monica became very good at breaking down their dance.  You know several steps but always dance the same way?  It’s time to add “flavor” to your dance.

Full Weekend – all 5 classes + Milonga, $120 per person, $180 per couple
Drop In – $25 per person per class
*10% discount for Bien Milonguero Students

Private Lessons  –  $100 for one, $270 for three
Contact Darcy at 505-244-0290 or [email protected] to schedule

Fill out Monica Paz Registration Form and send in with payment or click on the button below to pay via PayPal.


Monica Paz Workshop




Monica Paz & Susana Miller Workshop Package



Alejandro Ziegler Cuarteto performing at Las Puertas

Join us on Saturday, October 3rd for a Special Performance Milonga featuring the Alejandro Zeigler Cuarteto performing.  DJ will be Matt Kropp.  The Milonga is from 8pm to Midnight with the Cuarteto performing a few of Alejandro’s original tangos and the remainder will be the best of the Golden Era.

Ziegler_Cuarteto$15 per person which you can pay at the door or you can pay and register below via PayPal.

If you plan to attend and pay at the door, please RSVP to Darcy by calling 505-244-0290 or Emailing her at [email protected] as space is limited.

Sponsored by Robertson & Sons Violin Shop   www.robertsonviolins.com  505-889-2999 or 1-800-A-VIOLIN