Workshops with Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan Apr. 21-22

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Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan will be teaching workshops on April 21st and 22nd.  Workshop schedule:

Saturday, April 21st

12:00-1:15PM Secrets of the Walk – concepts used by the legends of tango
1:30-2:45PM Technique for Giros
3:00-4:15PM Maneuvering inside the Embrace

Sunday, April 22nd

12:00-1:15PM Figures in the line of Dance
1:30-2:45PM Changing fronts with Crosses
3:00-4:15PM Combinations fit for Social Dancing

$25 drop-in per workshop, all three per day for $65, all six for $120

Student pricing is $15 per workshop.

Brian and Yuliana will be available for private lessons from Wed. Apr. 18 through the 22.

To schedule private lessons, email bn@redlightfusion.com

Weekend Update 3/31-4/1

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New Beginner Series Saturday

Saturday at 2:30PM, we begin a new 5-week beginner series.  Let your friends know!

TangoFlow! returns Sunday Morning

Cathy Salmons will be back for another installment of TangoFlow! this weekend.  The schedule will be:

10AM: TangoFlow Barre (stretching)
11AM: TangoFlow! Workout

For more information on TangoFlow, visit the website.

Boston Alternative Milonga Sunday Evening

And later on in the evening at 7PM, the Boston Alternative Milonga is at NETA, with live music.  Visit the website for more information.

Next Week’s Schedule

We keep the same schedule next week.  Don’t forget about Vals Mondays at 8:30, and Milonga on Wednesday at 8:30.  As always, check the calendar for the latest schedule updates.

Workshops Coming Soon – Brian and Yuliana

The weekend of April 21-22, we will have Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan.  Look for more information soon!

How to Keep In Touch

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Hello Students!

As many of you have noticed, we just put up a form online, where you can submit feedback about your experience at NETA, as well as things you would like to see happen.  The form is located here.

I also want to talk about the ways that we have to keep in touch.  We see many of you each week in class, and of course, that is the most important interaction that we, the studio and instructors, have with you, the students. Sometimes normal duties take up a fair amount of time while classes are in session, but we are always happy to discuss things and receive feedback outside of class (before or after, or during the breaks, etc.).

Outside of the online calendar, the best place to get a digest of the upcoming events is the email list [sign up here].  We generally send one email a week with a summary of news.  Occasionally there will be an extra message if have to update some info or have a special event.  If that ever becomes too much, there is an easy “unsubscribe” link at the top of each message.

We also have a Facebook page where we try to share important news, create events to which you can RSVP, and sometimes syndicate the content from this blog.  Become a Fan, and stay in touch there.  We have also integrated Facebook “likes” to many pages of the website, so this makes it easy to share information with your friends.

Finally, we will start to use this blog more to talk directly to you, and to respond to questions and feedback that we get.  Maybe we will even feature guest posts, from you!  For those of you who are technologically oriented, you can subscribe to this blog in your RSS Reader (such as Google Reader), and automatically get the content instead of having to always check back on this webpage.

- William

Schedule Update and Choreography Class Starting 1/25

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Hello students!

We have a new schedule on Wednesdays:

7:00-8:15PM Milonguero II

8:30-10:00PM Choreography

The Ladies class with Nuria will run on Tuesdays at 7PM the 1st, 3rd and 5th weeks, and on Sundays the 2nd and 4th weeks.  Remember to always check the online calendar for the latest updates.

Here is a description of the Choreography class:

We will have sessions in which we will work on understanding and executing challenging technical elements that are part of the choreography. We will develop performance skills through theater exercises. New students are welcome to try out. 12 sessions starting Wednesday, January 25th until April 11th  from 8:30 to 10pm.

As an hour and a half class, this will run under our “Special Topics” rate, which is $20 drop-in, or you can use the 5 class Advanced/Special Topics pass, which is $80.

this week (1/15-1/22)

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Wednesday Classes & Schedule Update for next week

This week on Wednesday, we will have the following schedule:

Wednesday
7:00PM Milonguero II
8:30PM Ladies Technique with Nuria

Next week, we will restart the Choreography class on Wednesdays, from 8:30-10:00PM.  The Ladies Class will shift between Tuesdays and Sundays.

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New Series this Week

For the beginner classes, we will start a new 5-week series this week on Tuesday.  The Thursday and Saturday series will begin in early February.

TangoFlow Sunday

And on Sunday, don’t forget we have TangoFlow Floor Barre at 10AM, followed by TangoFlow Workout at 11AM.

And…
Don’t forget, we also have the Art Opening and Milonga Arrabal on Friday!

Guided Practicas this Weekend (Jan 14, 15)

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Hello students!  This weekend, in addition to the workshops, we will have guided practicas on both Friday and Saturday.

Friday Practica 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Practica Villa Urquiza with Bryant & Faye from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

What is a Practica Villa Urquiza? When we go to Buenos Aires we go to a part of Buenos Aires called Villa Urquiza, which is a small neighbourhood where our master teachers Carlos and Rosa Perez run a practice twice a week. It is run at the Club Sunderland, which you may recognise from the famous Sunderland Milonga that takes place there on Saturday nights. In one of the smaller rooms on the second floor they run a practice where some of the best dancers go to get coaching. They run it a specific way. We will let you guess what we work on the most….but you should come and find out for yourself on Friday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQNLiA6H0t4

Saturday Practica 4:00-6:00 with Armando and Nuria

And as usual, Armando and Nuria will be holding their Guided Practica, which happens on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.

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