2016-2017 Class Schedule

All classes take place at the Wyndham Bayside Resort

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Thursday ~ December 29th 2016

10:30 – 11:00 am Registration
11:00 am – noon Technique Session 1 – Technique classes are one hour
$15/class at the door or one Technique Class Ticket
Room
Carrie Field Followers’ Technique: Seductive walk and Crisp Crosses- Variations and Drills for your walk, footwork, crosses, embellishments and boleos. All Levels Pacific Ballroom East
Jay Abling Leaders’ Technique: Putting the Smooth in your Moves All Levels Pacific Ballroom West
12:15 – 1:30 pm Session 1 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Maxi & Paloma Technique for both roles: walk, pivot and turns. All Level TBA
Daniela & Hernan Boleos and Giros Combinations Int/Adv TBA
1:45 – 3:00 pm Session 2 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Maxi & Paloma Elastic Embrace: When, how and where use it All Level Porthole
Ney & Jenn Alterations: Cool ways to redirect Int. Coast
3:30 – 6:00 pm Teacher Training – $50/ 2 classes – Pre-registration Only Room
Homer & Cristina 1. Good jokes & tango Surprises
2. Promoting a balanced learning environment of traditional and alternative music.
3. Expressive use of off-axis movements.
4. Significance of Gender roles in musical expression.
Coast Ballroom

Friday ~ December 30th 2016

10:00 – 10:45 am FREE! Tango InForm & Registration
FREE!! Tango InForm Sweet Rolling Hip: Feel great after you enjoy exercises to release your hips and legs, stabilize your core, and ready your legs for the festival. All Levels Porthole
11:00 am – noon Technique Session 2 – Technique classes are one hour
$15/class at the door or one Technique Class Ticket
Room
Jennifer Bratt Followers’ Technique: Drill common patterns that are often led on the social dance floor, perfecting balance, technique, and getting the movements into muscle memory. Practice embellishments that work well in each pattern, and how to tailor them to the music. All Level Pacific Ballroom East
Ney Melo Leaders’ Technique: essential concepts for leading turns and steps in various rhythms. All Levels Pacific Ballroom West
12:15 – 1:30 pm Session 3 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Ney & Jenn Musicality – The Speed of Sadness Timing, steps and embellishments to interpret melodic and dramatic music All Levels TBA
Daniela & Hernan Milonga: Styling and Musicality Intermediate TBA
Homer & Cristina Exploring Sacadas Int/Adv TBA
1:45 – 3:00 pm Session 4 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Maxi & Paloma Rhythm and melody: Improve your musicality All Levels Porthole
Jay Abling Vals-alicious Turns Intermediate Coast
3:15 – 3:45 pm Restore and Renew Tango Inform FREE!!
Carrie Field Don’t miss this chance to rejuvenate your body with thoughtful stretches and self massage so you can dance all night! All Levels Porthole
3:30 – 6:00 pm Advanced Couples Classes – $50/ 2 classes – Preregistration Only Room
Daniela & Hernan Advanced couples training in technique, musicality and interpretation Coast Ballroom

Saturday ~ December 31st 2016

10:00 – 10:45 am FREE Tango InForm & Registration
FREE!! Tango InForm Spiral/Torsion/Contra-body
Thoughtful exercises to stretch spinal muscles, free tension from your neck and shoulders, and create elegant freedom.
All Levels Porthole
11:00 am – noon Technique Session 3 – Technique classes are one hour
$15/class at the door or one Technique Class Ticket
Room
Daniela Roig Followers’ Technique with Daniela All Levels Pacific Ballroom East
Hernan Prieto Leaders’ Technique with Hernan All Levels Pacific Ballroom West
12:15 – 1:30 pm Session 5 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Daniela & Hernan Fundamentals of Close Embrace:
Advanced approach to the basics
All Levels TBA
Maxi & Paloma Vals: Beat, double beat & syncopation Intermediate TBA
Jay Abling Dynamics Inside the Embrace Int/Adv TBA
1:45 – 3:00 pm Session 6 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Ney & Jennifer Connection Intensive Games, exercises and partner work with compression, leverage, the suspension in between and how to find true connection in the tango embrace All Levels TBA
Maxi & Paloma 3 in 1: tango, milonga and vals with the same movement Int TBA
Homer & Cristina Small & Beautiful Close Embrace Surprises Int/Adv TBA
3:15 – 3:45 pm Restore and Renew Tango Inform FREE!!
Carrie Field Don’t miss this chance to rejuvenate your body with thoughtful stretches and self massage so you can dance all night! All Levels Porthole

Sunday ~ January 1st 2017

10:30 – 11:00 am Warm-Up & Registration
11:00 am – noon Technique Session 4 – Technique classes are one hour
$15/class at the door or one Technique Class Ticket
Room
Carrie Field Followers’ Technique: Tenacious Turns
Variations and drills for your ocho, molinete and the footwork of your turning walk.
All Levels Pacific Ballroom East
Jay Abling Leaders’ Technique: Timing is Everything All Levels Pacific Ballroom West
12:15 – 1:30 pm Session 7 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Homer & Cristina Creating a Quality of Lightness for Leaders and Followers All Levels TBA
Ney & Jennifer Milonga Corridas Intermediate + Simple, repeating, traveling steps for milonga Intermediate TBA
Daniela & Hernan Off-Axis giros Advanced TBA
1:45 – 3:00 pm Session 8 – Pre-register or $30/class at the door if available Room
Homer & Cristina The Boleo Understood All Levels TBA
Maxi & Paloma Milonga: rock steps, short and funny movements Intermediate TBA
Ney & Jennifer Vals: Never-ending turns that will make your head spin! Advanced TBA
3:15 – 3:45 pm FREE!! Restore and Renew Tango Inform
Carrie Field Don’t miss this chance to rejuvenate your body with thoughtful stretches and self massage so you can dance all night! All Levels Porthole