Tango + Body Awareness Method ® Special Weekend Workshop:
Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29

“Tango is an artistic expression composed of various other art forms such as music, dance, poetry, and painting, among others.  It is this unique combination that makes tango truly original.” - Mario & Marcela

Marcela & Mario's unique teaching method combines Body Awareness Method® work with more traditional tango workshops in a single intensive weekend. All levels are welcome in every class; from beginners through professionals can benefit. You can attend the workshop with or without a partner.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28
At the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

1:00-2:30 pm: Body Awareness - Heighten Body Perception and Consciousness

  • Discover the three dimensional volume and the weight of one’s own body
  • How one’s own body weight works in relation with others
  • How to lead and follow one another through a shared contact

3-5 pm: Tango - Musicality

  • Fundamentals of tango music that every dancer has to know
  • Investigation of all possible rhythmic combinations
  • Applying these guidelines to one´s own dance.

Then, at the Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue, PHL, 19125

8:30-9:30 pm: Pre-Milonga Class with Andres & Meredith – All Levels

9:30 pm-2 am: Milonga Qilombo with DJ Manuk Colakyan, featuring a performance by Mario & Marcela
   
SUNDAY, APRIL 29
At the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

2-3:30 pm: Body Awareness - Spirals/Torsions in the Body

  • Initiation points for different types of spirals
  • Stimulating internal connections (Connected body)
  • Studying the cause-and-effect relationship of a movement within the body

4-6 pm: Tango - Composition in Tango

  • Composition Fundamentals for Tango Improvisation
  • Working on: Impulses, Effects, Speed Changes, Effort, Timing, Directions, and more…

PRICING AT THE DOOR
Online registration has ended, but there is space for walk-ins in the weekend activities.

Saturday workshops: $80
Sunday workshops: $80
Milonga + pre-milonga class: $22
Milonga only: $17

*** NOTE: Please wear warm, comfortable clothes that you are comfortable being on the floor in. Please bring socks, as well as tango shoes.  Please bring a mat, or something else to lie on (yoga mat, exercise mat, towel, or blanket).

WHAT IS THE BODY AWARENESS METHOD?
SELF-EVALUATION
MARCELA TRAPE BIO
MARIO FERRARO BIO
GROUP CLASSES
WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
PRIVATE LESSONS
PERFORMANCE
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