Argentine tango teachers Alberto Sendra and Fernanda Japas.

Argentine tango teachers Alberto Sendra and Fernanda Japas.

2019 Tango Intensive

 

Friday March 15 – Sunday March 31

Join us for a tango intensive with world-class Argentine tango teachers Alberto Sendra and Fernanda Japas.

Advanced workshop for experienced dancers, four fundamentals classes for beginners, four intermediate classes and four technique and styling classes for all levels.

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No partner necessary!

Classes will be offered at Drop In Dance Winnipeg
1381 Portage Avenue (near Rae and Jerry’s), Winnipeg, MB, Canada

 

 

Friday March 15

7:00–8:15 PM

Technique and Styling Class All Levels

8:30–9:45 PM

Embrace and Connection Class Fundamentals/Beginners


9:45–11:00 PM

Practica Everyone welcome

 
 

 

Saturday March 16

10:30–11:45 AM

Walking and Navigation Class Fundamentals/Beginners


12:00–1:15 PM

Dancing in Buenos Aires Class Intermediate


Grand Milonga at BerMax Café

9:00 PM to Midnight $15

Enjoy an intimate performance by world-class Argentinian tango dancers Alberto Sendra and Fernanda Japas followed by a social dance.

Two performances, 9:30 and 10:30 PM

 
 

 

sunday March 17

11:45AM–1:00PM

Rotation and Translation Class
Intermediate

The importance of rebounding in tight spaces, sudden changes in direction; pivots, pauses and silences. Parallel or cross basic and how to use these in the track circulation.

1:15–2:30 PM

Musicality Class
Intermediate

Understanding choice in your dance. Slow motion in quick music or faster motion in slower music. Understanding and using the pause. Pairing dance figures and music and different orchestra’s influence on your dance.

 
 

 

Tuesday March 19

6:15–8:15 PM

Advanced Workshop Class
Experienced Dancers

Turns, giros, sacadas and centrifugal forces. Follow’s active role and lead’s intervention in the sequences of the turn; enrosques and lapiz axis and how to make the turn fluently; turns with centrifugal energy (force).

 

 

Thursday March 21

8:15–9:30 PM (time changed)

Technique and Styling Class
All Levels

Adornments and embellishments in the tango walk, ochos and ocho cortado. Embellishments in turns, pauses and coordinating with rhythm and melody. (No heels)

 
 

 

Friday March 22

7:00–8:15 PM

Technique and Styling Class
All Levels

Turns, rotations and counter-rotations, pivoting technique, etiquette of the turn, rhythm of the turn. (No heels)

8:30–9:45 PM

Connection Class
Intermediate

Exploring the connection through the embrace and different points of contact. Leading and connection in the couple; the intention of the invitation. Changes of embrace; how, when and why.


9:45–11:00 PM

Practica
Everyone welcome

Practice dance steps and meet other dancers. Instructors will be on-hand to help.

 
 

 

Saturday March 23

10:30–11:45 AM

Basics of Tango Class
Fundamentals/Beginners

Parallel and cross system; forward and backward ochos combinations.

12:00–1:15 PM

Technique and Styling Class
All Levels

Forward and back ochos as the origin of  the boleos; embellishment of boleos; linear, circular, floor and high boleos. (No heels)

Saturday Night Tango!
7:30–11:00 PM

Fundamentals Class followed by Practica for $10

Alberto and Fernanda will be teaching at our regular Saturday Night Tango!

All dancers welcome!

 
 

 

Sunday march 24

Private and Semi-Private Classes
Available from 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

See prices and booking information below.

 
 

SAturday march 30

Saturday Night Tango!
7:30–11:00 PM

Fundamentals Class followed by Practica for $10

Alberto and Fernanda will be teaching at our regular Saturday Night Tango!

All dancers welcome!


SUNday march 31

Private and Semi-Private Classes
Available from 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

See prices and booking information below.


Pricing

Beginner Packages

$30 Drop-in to any class

$105 Beginner Classes 1–4
$120 value, includes 5 hours of instruction

$155 Beginner Classes 1–4 plus any 2 technique and styling classes
$180 value, includes 7.5 hours instruction

$15 Grand Milonga

Intermediate and Advanced Packages

$30 Drop-in to any class

$255 Amague
Full Package, $290 value. Includes over 15 hours of master group instruction.
(4 intermediate, 4 technique and styling and 1 advanced workshop)

$155 Adorno
YOU PICK $180 value. Choose from any six classes (not including advanced workshop)

$105 Barrida
$120 value includes all 4 technique and styling classes

$50 Advanced Workshop

$15 Grand Milonga

More classes will be offered throughout spring break through Theatre Dance Centre.


Private Classes

An excellent way to improve your skills whether you are a beginner or experienced dancer. No partner necessary.

1 hour private $120
3 hours privates $325
5 hours privates $500

Semi-Private Classes

Up to four dancers
1 hour semi private $200
3 hours semi privates  $500

Email Alberto and Fernanda directly at: albertoyfernanda@yahoo.com.ar

Fernanda Japas and Alberto Sendra founded ‘Alfer Tango’, a tango school in Buenos Aires. They teach beginners through to professional dancers. They have toured and performed together around the world since 1999.