2017-2018 Class Schedule

All classes take place at the Wyndham Bayside Resort


Thursday ~ December 28th 2017

10:30 – 11:50 amWarm-Up & Registration
11:00 – 11:50 amSession 1Room
Leader's TechniqueAll LevelsTBA
Carrie FieldFollower's TechniqueAll LevelsTBA
noon – 1:15 pmSession 2Room
Adam & TillyMind-bending walking patterns: Just because something is simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. Use fundamental movements to create elegant, musical figures that work within the line of dance. These classic patterns are a fun and space-efficient way to re-imagine walkingBeg/IntTBA
Felipe & AyanoMilonga: Ochos and fun variations that maximize the use of the space.IntermediateTBA
Homer & CristinaForward and Contra BoleosInt/AdvTBA
1:30 – 2:45 pmSession 3Room
Homer & CristinaVals: Phrasing, Syncopation, and SpinsIntermediateTBA
Alex & PatriciaPractical Tools for Becoming More MusicalInt/AdvTBA

Friday ~ December 29th 2017

9:30 – 11:50 amWarm-Up & Registration
10:00 – 11:50 amSession 1Room
Carrie FieldTango InFormAll LevelsTBA
11:00 – 11:50 amSession 2Room
Adam CornettLeader's Technique: Walking Technique w/ embellishments. focus on making a strong walk for the leader that is clear to the follower. We will work on balance, posture, positioning, foot placement, as well as some embellishments for the walk.All LevelsTBA
Tilly KimmFollower's Technique: Strengthening and stretching exercises, as well as drills and embellishments you can work on solo to take your technique to the next level. Followers of all genders welcome! Please bring a pair of thick socks as well as your heels.All LevelsTBA
noon – 1:15 pmSession 3Room
Adam & TillyConnection: How do advanced dancers use their legs and feet while keeping their upper bodies still? Explore leading and following with maximum efficiency and a technique for communicating with our partners that's invisible to the rest of the world.All LevelsTBA
Homer & CristinaAsynchronous Walking & Pitter PatterIntermediateTBA
Maxi & PalomaSacadas and Boleos: Advanced exploration of sacadas and boleos for both roles in open embrace (recommended that you take this class with a partner)AdvancedTBA
1:30 – 2:45 pmSession 4Room
Adam & TillyMilonga Musicality: Different rhythmic elements are part of what makes dancing milonga so much fun. In this class, we'll practice hearing and expressing four different milonga rhythms.IntermediateTBA
Maxi & PalomaVertical dissociation and spiral sensation.AdvancedTBA

Saturday ~ December 30th 2017

9:30 – 10:50 amWarm-Up & Registration
10:00 – 10:50 amSession 1Room
Carrie FieldTango InFormAll LevelsTBA
11:00 – 11:50 amSession 2Room
Cristina LadasFollower's Technique: Follower's Technique with CristinaAll LevelsTBA
Homer LadasLeader's Technique: Leader's Technique with HomerAll LevelsTBA
noon – 1:15 pmSession 3Room
Maxi & PalomaFollowing each other: Leading and connection.Beg/IntTBA
Adam & TillyTurning for fun and profit I: Mingo Pugliese's famous 8-count turn. This is a space-saving turn that's appropriate for the social dance floor, and a technique workout for followers and leaders alike.IntermediateTBA
Homer & CristinaMilonga SwivelsInt/AdvTBA
1:30 – 2:45 pmSession 4Room
Maxi & PalomaValsBeg/IntTBA
Adam & TillyTurning for fun and profit II: The 8-count turn is a useful structure for creating enrosques, barridas, and other flashy moves. We explore great moves off the turn and the techniques for leaders and followers that make them possible. (Must take Turning I at 12:00)IntermediateTBA
Alex & PatriciaTools for Creating the Best EmbraceInt/AdvTBA

Sunday ~ December 31st 2017

10:30 – 11:50 amWarm-Up & Registration
11:00 – 11:50 amSession 1Room
Alex KrebsLeader's TechniqueAll LevelsTBA
Carrie FieldFollower's TechniqueAll LevelsTBA
noon – 1:15 pmSession 2Room
Felipe & AyanoEmbrace imagery that will change your dancing.Beg/IntTBA
Alex & PatriciaChanging the Quality of Movement: with respect to the Music, Space and your PartnerInt/AdvTBA
Maxi & PalomaMusicality: Playing with the Violins and Bandoneons. Recommended that you sign up for this class as a couple.AdvancedTBA
1:30 – 2:45 pmSession 3Room
Adam & TillyMusicality; rhythmic additions for followers and leaders: Explore playful rhythmic elements that will add variety and spice to your dance. We’ll practice leading, following, and embellishing one of the most common rhythmic motifs in tango music.Beg/IntTBA
Felipe & AyanoVals: Anchoring turns and swirling dynamics.IntermediateTBA
Maxi & PalomaTechnique for both roles: pivot and ochos, finishing pivots to get better boleos and spinturnsAdvancedTBA