Hong Kong Tango Studies

The Themes of the Workshops of Milena & David 2012

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Milena & David Workshops in Hong Kong 19 Sep. to 10 Oct. 2012

Seminar A: Tango Salon the Elegant Way- quality, expression, good leading/ following and be able to enjoy! With sequences of Milena & David and with music of different orchestras:
1-Revision of basics: the embrace, walking. Vaivén (sway), simple turns and resolutions.
2-Leading & Following: hands and chest together. Active following & clear leading.
3-Reasons and Intentions of the dance – The spiral and the “8” ́s. Recycle the energy.@DC Fri. 28 Sept. 8:30-10pm
4-Posture and Balance of the couple. Adjustments of the embrace. Different sequences. @DZ Mon. 1 Oct. 3:30-5:00pm

5-Social dance. Connection and improvisations. Navigation on the dance floor. @DC Sat.  6 Oct. 3:00-4:30pm

6-Pauses, the mistry of tango. Expression and dialog of bodies.  @DZ  Sun.  7 Oct. 6:45-8:15pm

Seminar B: SMU: Musicality in Milonga, Tango & Vals – Manage the music and its variations for a more interesting dance. With sequences of Milena & David & music of different orchestras:
1-Milonga Basic Rythms
2-Milonga lisa & Milonga traspié @DC  Sat. 29 Sep. 3:00-4:30pm 
3-Musicality in tango with different orchestras 4-Vals – fluid steps – + endless movements 5-Vals – Combinations for the dance floor @DZ  Sun.  Sep 30. 5:15-6:45pm 

4-Vals – fluid steps – + endless movements @DZ Mon. 1 Oct. 5:15-6:45pm

5-Vals – Combinations for the dance floor @DZ Tue. 2 Oct. 5:15-6:45pm
Seminar C: ST 1-6 :Techniques in dancing & body training as a dancer with sequences of tango of Milena & David – Keep your elegancy as you go deeper into a higher level of dancing.
1-Basic enrosques & planeos for men. Adornments for followers.
2-How to perform the perfect Giro – turn. Technique, rhythms, dynamics and turn combinations.
3-Adornos – embellishments for men and women. Fluidity and creativity.@DC  Sat.29 Sep. 4:45-6:15pm 

4-Sacadas: The Triangle. Intensity and different combinations for men and women. @DZ Tue. 2 Oct. 3:30-5:00pm

5-Very difficult stuff can look easy with good technique. Voleos and Ganchos –
combinations. @DC Sat.  6 Oct. 4:45-6:15pm

Men’s Technique Class:
1- How to build up your axis to perform different movements. ( boleos, enrosques, etc.) @DZ  Sun.  7 Oct. 9:00-10:30pm

Ladies Technique Classes:
1- The importance of managing basic elements. How to evolve from simple to complex movements with Harmony. Posture, Axis, Change Of Weight.
La Pisada: being grounded and be light. Connection and sensitivity.
2-The Spiril and the Pivot: control of the torsion. Dissociate to assioate-: Adornos-embellishments in motion. Sequences to improve in dependancy in following. @DZ  Sun. 30  Sep 3:30-6:00pm 
3- Technique for Giros – turns. How the follower helps the leader. Ochos, Voleos and variations. The importance of walking backwards in following. Sequences of nice adornos.  @DZ  Sun.  7 Oct. 5:00-6:30pm

Venues:

DC – Dance Concept, 7/Floor, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wanchai Road, Wanchai, HK
DZ – Danzstage, 20/F, 148 Electric Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong
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