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Summer at Tango Salon

Learn Traditional Tango as danced in Buenos Aires

Saturday, August 31
7:30 – 11:30 PM

Tango Salon is thrilled to have guest tango teachers Jessica Rosales and Roberto Belmar on Saturday, August 31 followed by a performance during the Milonga.

Saturday, August 31
Lesson 7:30–9:00PM
Milonga with Performance 9:00–11:30
Cost $10
No partner necessary

Well known to the Winnipeg tango community, Jessica and Roberto currently live and dance in Toronto. Their lesson will focus on musicality, connection and walk with the aim of teaching traditional tango as danced in Buenos Aires. Join us on the dance floor for this special evening, whether you are a beginner or experienced dancer – you are welcome!


Lesson outline

Elegant Walking

  • Technique of walking on the floor

  • Understanding "horizontal lines" to create clean, solid, and ordered walking

  • Understanding posture and use of "vertical levels" for controlled movement

Embrace and Connection

  • How to keep the dance ‘inside’ the couple

  • Points of connection - frame of the embrace

  • "Pausa" in tango - controlling the dance, musicality

  • Posture and axes


Privates Lessons

A private lesson is an incredible chance to experience one-to-one attention to your dance. If you haven’t tried one, this is an amazing opportunity! Privates are very flexible and will be tailored to the level and interest of the the students; bring a notebook and be prepared to take a video! No partner necessary.

  • Up to two people for $50 for 1.25 hr. (plus $30 Drop In Dance space rental or choose a location of your choice).

  • Privates are available from Thursday, August 29th – Monday, September 2nd.

  • Contact Roberto to book your private lesson!

Earlier Event: August 24
Summer at Tango Salon
Later Event: September 7
$5 Saturday Night Tango