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

Since the profound impact of this seminar can only be experienced through the relation between the Body Awareness and tango work, we are currently only accepting registrations from people who can commit to AT LEAST two workshops in the same day. If the seminar does not sell out, then we will sell individual workshops.

REGISTER NOW

Complete Seminar (4 Workshops) + Milonga Qilombo + pre-milonga class: $135

Complete seminar (4 Workshops): $130

Single day: $75

To make full use of these workshops, complete the self-evaluation beforehand, and read more about the Body Awareness Method ®, as well.

*** 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
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WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
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