Enriqueta Kleinman Tango Workshop

Tango - Enriqueta KleinmanThe Tango Club of Albuquerque will be hosting a beginner/intermediate level Argentine Tango workshop with Enriqueta Kleinman.

Enriqueta is available for private lessons from Wednesday, Sept 11 through Monday, Sept 16. Contact Leslie Jones: (505) 369-6040 • info@abqtango.org

For a flyer with a mail-in registration form, class subjects, times, and pricing information please click here.

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Enriqueta comes from Buenos Aires and grew up with the culture, music, and dancing of Argentine Tango all around her.  She currently teaches and performs in Buenos Aires, US, Canada, and Europe. She is an expert in Salon Tango-Milonguero Style, the social dance style of Argentine Tango. Enriqueta also specializes in teaching women’s technique and is known for her smooth, sensual dancing. She has performed in the Metropolitan Championships in Buenos Aires as well as many milongas and festivals in Buenos Aires, the US and Canada. Having lived for several years in New York City, Enriqueta speaks English fluently.

Friday, September 13

7:30-9:00pm (All Levels) Milonguero Fundamentals: Caminatas (walks), quick walks, different ways to advance forward. Variations for amague (“rock step”); with flexion and change of weight, with flexion and change of direction, without flexion (in place).

9:00-10:30pm Guided Practice session

Saturday, September 14

1:30-3:00pm (Beginner/Intermediate)
Cruzadas and Ochos (crosses and figure 8’s): Getting to the cruzada (cross) from the basic walk. Different combinations of ochos — backward, milonguero, cut, front, from the side, with backward crosses walking for circulation and for moving ahead.

3:30-5:00pm (Beginner/Intermediate)
Giros (turns): giros and contra-giros (counter turns), half turns, 180-degree turns, turns with change of direction, turns with backward and forward corridas (runs).
8:00pm-Midnight — Milonga de las Puertas. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $5.

Sunday, September 15

1:30-3:00pm (Beginner/Intermediate)
Tango Sequences: Combinations of turns; counter-turns and pivots, the feel of direction using your feet, turns using the floor, changing the embrace, raising and lowering the energy of the woman according to the part of the sequence that needs it.

3:30-5:00pm (All Levels)
Technique for the follower: Posture, separation of the torso from the rest of the body, sustaining the axis, maintaining connection, technique as the foundation for beautiful embellishments.

6:30-9:30pm — Milonga/House Party with Enriqueta at the home of Julie Reichert and Bill Mohr. Pot luck. Free. Details TBA.

Per class: $20 TCA members; $25 non-members.
Friday practica only: $5 members or non-members
Package: Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday 1:30 class: $80 TCA members (does not include Follower’s Technique class); $100 non-members

Early Bird — Register and pay by midnight 9/10/2013
Package: $75 TCA members; $95 non-members
Package + Follower’s technique (Sunday 3:30 class): $95 TCA members; $120 non-members

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