New England Tango Academy http://argentinetango.us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:36:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 4 Week Class Series with Hsueh-tze (5/7-5/28) http://argentinetango.us/5-week-class-series-with-hsueh-tze-2/ http://argentinetango.us/5-week-class-series-with-hsueh-tze-2/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:43:21 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1381 hsueh-tzeNote: We are happy to welcome Hsueh-tze to the studio.  She is offering her own independent classes here, but she has graciously allowed NETA students with class credit to use that credit towards signing up for the series.  Please bring in a partially used pass if you would like to redeem it here.

4-Week Series  (1.5 hour classes)

4 WEDNESDAYS  (5/7-5/28)
New England Tango Academy, 620 Cambridge ST, Cambridge

7:00 PM  BASICS    (All Levels & New Beginners)
Fundamentals of social tango with work on posture, partner connection and musicality.  Explore ways to dance comfortably from the start.  We will cover the technique for walks, crosses, runs, and how to improvise in parallel and cross systems.

8:30 PM TANGO VALS  (Intermediate)
Swirls, suspension and syncopated rhythms give the tango vals its special character.  Working with the four major triple time rhythms of vals, we’ll explore powerful approaches for dancing flowing, dynamic and suspenseful valses.

Pricing & Additional Info

www.bluetango.org/classes.html

Bio

An internationally recognized instructor of Argentine Tango, Hsueh-tze began teaching in 1991.  She has taught throughout the United States and also in Canada, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Argentina.  She is known for her innovative teaching and for producing dancers who are much admired for their creativity and musicality.

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Milonga XO April 18! DJ Azriel http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-april-18-dj-azriel/ http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-april-18-dj-azriel/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:33:24 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1378
Please join us for Milonga XO this Friday! Come enjoy an elegant evening out dancing to traditional Argentine Tango music at the most romantic milonga in Boston.

Our DJ is Azriel — he will be spinning some hard to find gems that he has recently acquired…!

Dancing from 9:30 to 1:30 am. Mixed levels tango class by Mary and Marco from 8:15 to 9:15.

Menu: Argentine delights

Where: 620 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Class: $17/$15 students with ID; Milonga: $12/$10; Class and milonga: $25/22 students with real ID

Free street parking
Public parking lot nearby on Warren St., near corner of Cambridge and Warren
Nearest T-stop: Kendall or Lechmere

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Vals & Milonga Workshop with Armando Orzuza at NETA!! http://argentinetango.us/special-two-monday-workshops-with-armando-orzuza-at-neta/ http://argentinetango.us/special-two-monday-workshops-with-armando-orzuza-at-neta/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:04:33 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1368

Thank you friends and students for coming last Monday to the tango workshops at NETA!! it was lots of fun!

Join me next Monday for the last Vals & Milonga workshops of the month. Bring someone along and comfortable shoes. The plan is to work really hard one more time!!

7 to 8:30pm Vals, Inter/Advance levels
8:30 to 10pm Milonga, Inter/Advance levels

Prices: One class $25, Two Classes $45, I recommend to take the two workshops, will be lots of fun!!

Please contact me for further information to 917-595-0935 or by e-mail to: info@armandoynuriatango.com

Do not miss it!!
Armando Orzuza

Armando's Workshop at NETA

 

For more information please contact us: 917-595-0935 or by email to: info@armandoynuriatango.com

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New Beginner Series http://argentinetango.us/new-beginner-series/ http://argentinetango.us/new-beginner-series/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:13:51 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1366 Join us for our next new beginner series!

Thursday, March 28, 7PM (5 weeks)

Tuesday, April 1, 7PM (5 weeks)

Preregistration is not necessary, but if you have pre-purchased a pass, please bring in your registration number.

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MILONGA XO Friday March 21 — ROMAN HOLIDAY http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-friday-march-21-roman-holiday/ http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-friday-march-21-roman-holiday/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:11:09 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1360 We just survived the IDES OF MARCH, and this Friday we celebrate the ancient Roman New Year with a ROMAN HOLIDAY at Milonga XO! Come enjoy an evening out at the most elegant and romantic milonga in Boston!

DJ James Oh is BACK to rock our evening!

Wear something PURPLE — the color of Togas worn by the gods….togasoptional.

Don’t miss Marcus (aka Marco) Cavallari’s homemade Foccaccia, Torta Secca, and other Roman delicacies…!

Dancing fromm 9:30 to 1am; Mixed levels tango class by Mary and Marco from 8:15 to 9:15 (musical variations on ochos cortados)
Dancing from 9:30 pm to 1 am+ with DJ James Oh!
Where: 620 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Class: $17/$15 students with ID; Milonga: $12/$10; Class and milonga: $25/22 students with ID

Free street parking
Nearest T-stop: Kendall or Lechmere

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5 Week Class Series with Hsueh-tze http://argentinetango.us/5-week-class-series-with-hsueh-tze/ http://argentinetango.us/5-week-class-series-with-hsueh-tze/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:06:40 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1353 hsueh-tze

Note: We are happy to welcome Hsueh-tze to the studio.  She is offering her own independent classes here, but she has graciously allowed NETA students with class credit to use that credit towards signing up for the series.  Please bring in a partially used pass if you would like to redeem it here.

5-Week Series  (1.5 hour classes)

5 WEDNESDAYS  (3/19 – 4/16)

New England Tango Academy, 620 Cambridge ST, Cambridge

7:00 PM  BASICS    (All Levels & New Beginners)

Fundamentals of social tango with work on posture, partner connection and musicality.  Explore ways to dance comfortably from the start.  We will cover the technique for walks, crosses, runs, and how to improvise in parallel and cross systems.

8:30 PM MILONGA LISA & TRASPIE  (Intermediate)

Learn how to dance to fast music with ease and precision, finding a relaxed connection for both the smooth milonga lisa and more rapid traspie.  Explore how milongueros use cadencia to dance a natural and effortless milonga.

Pricing & Additional Info

www.bluetango.org/classes.html

Bio

An internationally recognized instructor of Argentine Tango, Hsueh-tze began teaching in 1991.  She has taught throughout the United States and also in Canada, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Argentina.  She is known for her innovative teaching and for producing dancers who are much admired for their creativity and musicality.

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Milonga XO, Feb. 21, Black and White Night http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-feb-21-black-and-white-night/ http://argentinetango.us/milonga-xo-feb-21-black-and-white-night/#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:42:38 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1343 Milonga XO is Back in Black! Time for another exquisite evening out at the romantic Milonga XO, where you will dance the night away with House DJ Darian-zo!

As an antidote to the “red” from the prior week, we will feature a BLACK and WHITE theme. Our photographer will be Eduardo del Solar. Our food will be delightful.

Dancing from 9:30 to 1 am, Music and Movement Class with Marco y Mary from 8:15 to 9:30. Topic: “Mastering the exquisitely slow, musical tango walk”…

Class $17/$15 students with ID; Milonga $12/$10 students with ID; Class and Milonga $25/$22 students with ID

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Free street parking
Nearest T-stop: Kendall

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Practilonga 2014 http://argentinetango.us/practilonga-2014-3/ http://argentinetango.us/practilonga-2014-3/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:16:50 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1336 996083_10201241217980749_1805943056_n

 

Every other Tuesday starting January 2014 Optional Guided practica, led by  alternating  experienced  Boston area and visiting tanguera instructors, will be available from 9 pm to 10 pm.  Instructors  will be sharing their experience, dancing and guiding during the first hour of practilonga. We will be dancing till 12. Come to work on your techniques or just come to dance. Snacks and deserts will be served.

This Tuesday (Feb 11,14) we will be dancing till midnight. AnaLinda Marcus and Paul Walcott will be sharing their experience, dancing and guiding during the first hour of Practilonga!!
Cost:$5

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Practilonga 2014 http://argentinetango.us/practilonga-2014-2/ http://argentinetango.us/practilonga-2014-2/#comments Sun, 26 Jan 2014 15:26:22 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1314 Every even Tuesday starting January 2014 Optional Guided practica, led by alternating experienced Boston area and visiting tanguera instructors, will be available from 9 pm to 10 pm. Instructors will be sharing their experience, dancing and guiding during the first hour of practilonga. We will be dancing till 12. Come to work on your techniques or just come to dance. Snacks and deserts will be served. 

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This Tuesday (Jan 28,14) we will be dancing till midnight with a Mock milonga scheduled for the first hour starting at 9:00. We will discuss and practice how to invite using the cabeceo (and also how to gracefully decline an offer), how to enter the dance floor, line of dance….and many other subjects. Ten leaders/helpers have committed to practicing with the followers that attend. We hope many more dancers of all levels will take time to come early also. After all, we all end up sharing the same dance floor : ) Cost:$5

 

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No Classes Tonight (Jan 2) – Snow emergency http://argentinetango.us/no-classes-tonight-jan-2-snow-emergency/ http://argentinetango.us/no-classes-tonight-jan-2-snow-emergency/#comments Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:56:37 +0000 http://argentinetango.us/?p=1286 Happy new year and welcome back!

Today, Cambridge has declared a snow emergency, and the governor has asked for residents t0 .  As a reminder, our general policy is to cancel classes whenever there is a snow emergency – any cars parked on Cambridge St. will be towed.

Tonight’s classes will be postponed to next week, and the Thursday new series start date is pushed back by a week.  Check back for an update!

- neta

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