Thursday, 4/24 – Vittoria and Guillermo

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On Thursday, April 24th, Vittoria and Guillermo return to Viva Tango Inc. from their trip to the Tango Conference in San Fransisco.

8-8:45 PM All level class Argentine Tango fundamentals (beginners are welcome).
This is a great class for newbies as well as fundamentals strengthening and warm up for veteran tangueros.

8:45–9:30 Intermediate class on a movement useful for the dance floor.

9:30–11:30 Practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15. 

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Alejandro Y Cyrena – Were Amazing On Thursday, April 17th

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Viva Tango Inc. hosted Cyrena Drusin in her return from Buenos Aires, this time with her Tango partner Alejandro Zacco

Were you one of the over 50 tangueros at this event?

Join the Argentine Tango joy, EVERY THURSDAY @ Suzanne Patterson Center, Princeton.

Cyrena Drusin Y Alejandro Zacco
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 See their bio at: http://alejandrocyrena.blogspot.com.ar/p/about-us.html

Cyrena and Alejandro provided a challenging but very useful lesson and PERFORMED, and what a performance it was.

Thursday, April 17th:
8-8:45 PM all level fundamentals class (beginners are welcome).
This a great class to brush the dust off those basics and warm up. It will include ways to improve the embrace, the walk and the connection between the couple.

8:45–9:30 Intermediate class. Teaching sequences that can be immediately applied to dancing in the practica that follows.

9:30–10:30, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.

10:30 PERFORMANCE

After the performance the practica will continue till midnight.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15. 

Today, Thursday, April 10th ** Vittoria and Guillermo

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Vittoria and Guillermo will come back to Viva Tango Inc., TODAYThursday, April 10th.

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This week’s all levels class will emphasize, as usual on the all important Fundamentals.

Today, Thursday, April 10th:
8-8:45 PM 
all level fundamentals class (beginners are welcome).
This a great class to brush the dust off those basics and warm up.

8:45–9:30 Intermediate class. Teaching an old milonguero’s figure: simple turn with parada, a fundamentally simple move for the dance floor, applicable to different orchestras by changing the tempo.

9:30–11:30, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15. 

 

Today, Thursday 4/3 – Pablo and Iwona Teaching – w/Peace DJing

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Today, Thursday, April 3rd
* Pablo and Iwona Teaching
* With Peace DJing

Were you @ Viva Tango Inc. last Thursday, 3/27? Over 50 tangueros say yes. Please come to our events of a mix of good Tango, socializing and food.
Drive safely, come and enjoy.

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8:00 PM - An all level class (beginners are welcome).
8:45 Intermediate class.
9:30 – Midnight - Practica, food, socializing in the cozy, great dancing floor,
plenty of parking near the door. Partner is not necessary. $15.

Today, Thursday, 3/27 – Master Tango Teacher – Carlos Duarte de Chey

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Carlos Duarte de Chey (see bio below) needs no introductions to Viva Tango Inc. patrons. We are delighted to have him @ Viva. Do not miss. Also the weather forecast for tomorrow 7 PM is 41 F and then you are safe with the warmth of SPC, our tango and our chef’s hot pasta with Del Destino sauce. Carlos de CheyThursday, March 27th, Carlos will teach:
8-8:45 PM All level class, Argentine Tango fundamentals (beginners are welcome) embrace, walking, cadencia, balance, lead and follow. This is a great class for the new, as well as fundamentals strengthening and warm up for all tangueros.
8:45–9:30 Intermediate/Advance class; complicated steps in small space.
9:30–11:30 Practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary. Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15. 

Carlos Duarte de Chey
Argentine Tango Dancer, Choreographer and Master Teacher from Buenos Aires.
Born and raised in Villa Urquiza, Buenos Aires, Carlos’ lifetime relationship with tango culture, music and dance began early. His parents took him to the milongas in Villa Urquiza as a child.
Carlos started going to the milongas as an amateur dancer, learning from the milongueros and Master Teachers. He started teaching across the USA and Europe more than 20 years ago (NYC, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, L.A., Maine, Hawaii, Montreal, Barcelona,Amsterdam,Rome and other cities), and as well in Buenos Aires.
Carlos has dedicated students from every corner of the world, currently, he is teaching group and private classes in NYC at “Escuela de Tango in NY and in Buenos Aires at Escuela Argentina de Tango,local milongas and privates group classes.
Carlos was the creator and organizer of La Milonga de Gardel, one of the biggest milongas in the U.S., also he was the main Tango teacher at SCDS in NYC, now he is creating the milonga “Noche Porteña” in Manhattan. Carlos has performed at Lincoln Center and the American Ballroom Theater in NYC, as well as in Washington DC, Philly, Hawaii,L.A., San Francisco, Montreal, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, etc.. His credits also include Tango Choreographer for Peter and Wendy (at the NEW Victory Theater, NYC) and Ecco Porco, in collaboration with Director Lee Breuer. He was mentioned at Vogue Magazine (May 2006). Carlos is one of the more well know milongueros in the Buenos Aires, where he lives part of the year. He dances an elegant and classic style that is a combination of traditional and modern Tango, with a focus on maintaining the essence of the dance.
Here is Carlos performing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Ql3p_PIG8&hd=1

Today, Thursday 3/6 – Vittoria and Guillermo – Milonga

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Viva Tango Inc., presenting today, Thursday 3/6, Vittoria Natale and Guillermo Elkous who will be teaching Milonga (by popular demand).

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8-8:45 PM all level fundamentals class (beginners are welcome) featuring milonga warm up exercises, Milonga basics including dancing to the rhythm, the posture, the embrace.
8:45–9:30 Intermediate class, milonga figures.
9:30–11:30, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15.

Today, Thursday, 2/27 – Anton Gazenbeek is back

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We are thrilled to have Anton Gazenbeek back today, Thursday.
We said it all 3 weeks ago (http://vivatango.org/2014/01/30/the-hottest-tango-instructor-is-at-viva-tango-tonight/) and Anton met the expectations and then some.

**** Start Time Is Back to 8 (EIGHT) PM ****

This young, hardest working Tango instructor, performer, historian is coming back and will teach:
8:00 PM - An all level class (beginners are welcome) on tango de Salón in the style of Maestro Antonio Todaro.
8:45 Intermediate class on Llevadas (*).
9:30 – Midnight - Practica, food, socializing in the cozy, best dancing floor from here @ Suzanne Patterson (45 Stockton St, Princeton) to Buenos Aires.
Plenty of parking near the door. Partner is not necessary.

Keep warm with Anton Gazenbeek @ Viva Tango Inc.

Anton Gazenbeek(*) Llevada — From llevar – to transport; a carry; to take with: Occurs when the man uses the upper thigh or foot to “carry” the lady’s leg to the next step.

Today, Thursday 2/20 – Pablo and Iwona Teaching with Peace DJing

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There are several things to celebrate. The bitter cold is gone, the snow is finally melting and Team USA is doing great in Sochi especially Meryl Davis and Charlie White capturing USA’s first Olympic gold medal in Ice Dancing.  So come to Viva Tango Inc’s dance floor and dance for joy!

Today, Thursday 2/20, 8:30 PM @ Suzanne Patterson
Pablo and Iwona
 will be at Viva Tango Inc. teaching musicality; dancing to various tango music styles.
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A special guest Peace of PU Tango Club; will be DJing.

Viva Tango has New Start Time 8:30 – Join the Crowd again this Thursday

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Viva Tango has been having 50+ dancers this winter. Our dance floor can hold a lot more without crowding. Join again this week or if you have not been here recently please come and enjoy the evening with us. We will be entering a two month period of 8:30 PM start times. Which is about the time most of you arrive anyway – Fashionable hour for nightclub dancing!

2012 FebruaryLast week leaders outnumbered followers again. So ladies please come this week. In recognition of Valentine’s Day each lady will get a rose this week.

What better way is there to usher in Valentine’s Day than to dance La Cumparsita at the stroke of Midnight on Valentine’s Day eve. Wear Red!

The evening will begin with a one hour intermediate tango class by Vittoria and Guillermo. They will teach us how to make your partner feel like they are dancing on a cloud. This lesson will be followed by open dancing in Viva’s night club atmosphere. Food and refreshments are available. Beginners are always welcome – experienced dancers will be happy to dance with you during the open dancing at your level and give you some help. Non-dancers are welcome to come enjoy the atmosphere, socialization, and food.

Thursday, Feb 13: 8:30-9:30 PM - Intermediate class led by Vittoria and Guillermo

9:30–Midnight, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary. Beginners and non-dancers welcome. Welcome in Valentine’s Day at Midnight.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15.

See  www.VivaTango.org for details

 

NOTE THE NEW START TIME

Come to Viva Tango and Welcome Vittoria and Guillermo’s Return

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Take advantage of the break in weather and come dance this Thursday at Viva Tango’s great dance floor, see your friends and meet new ones. This week’s all levels class will emphasize fundamentals: and a variation including a Double Sacada with a Suspension will be taught at the intermediate class.

 

Thursday, Feb 6: 8-8:45 PM all level fundamentals class (beginners are welcome).

8:45–9:30 Intermediate class on Double Sacada with a Suspension

9:30–11:30, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15.

 

See  www.VivaTango.org for details

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