In the best interest of the health of all the dancers in the VivaTango Family our Thursday Tango events have been postponed. We look forward to resuming when the risks of the coronavirus are not with us. Read below about some of the new activities.
UPDATE ON VIRTUAL TANGO ACTIVITIES
We hope all of you are well. The Coronavirus has affected all of us. I am sure you are all missing the tango connections at Milongas. The instructors and musicians are particularly impacted by the social distancing. The instructors and musicians have adapted to this new world in creative ways. This email shares what is going on with those instructors and musicians that you enjoy connecting with at VivaTango. Check out their activities and support their efforts to uplift your spirits and keep all of us in the embrace of the Tango Family.
To keep the tangueros and tangueras around the globe busy while in quarantine Silvina & Michael have filmed a few free online tango classes and created a page on Facebook. This page gained almost 2000 followers in the first week. Here is the page for you to follow: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FreeTangoVideos/
Michael is also sending a weekly newsletter. If you are not receiving this just contact him through his Facebook page and ask to be added to the mailing list.
Michael has set a ‘donate button’ on the page of his website where he hosts a collection of free tango lessons. Some dancers have been gracious to donate! https://www.theartoftango.club/videos
Roberto and Jacklyn:
Their March Tango Tour to Buenos Aires was canceled for the safety of the dancers. Roberto, who traveledt to BA to arrange the final details in advance for the tour guests is now stuck in Argentina. American Airlines is only scheduled to fly in May, so his return date is in a holding pattern. Jacklyn is in Philadelphia. Jacklyn is working on several new ideas. One of them is tango t-shirt designs. An online store will be set up when these are ready. We will let you all know when this is. Were you at the Tango Fashion Show that Jacklyn performed at VivaTango? If not, you missed seeing the remarkable creativity of Jacklyn’s designs. She makes Tango Fashions that make Tango Dancers. This is the time to reach out and support Roberto and Jacklyn. https://adictango.com/
Pablo and Iwona:
Pablo and Iwona are well. They are not offering any classes at this time, and we will resume teaching as soon as the social distancing period ends. They wish everybody good heath,
Eleonora and family are in New York City. She has created virtual classes online which you can attend on Zoom. The the next class is this Sunday April 5 starting at 2 PM. You can register by going to the event link https://www.facebook.com/events/207389827261082/
A man of many talents. Maurizio is now offering online piano lessons for classical and/or tango music, as well as general music and composition lessons. Besides being a musician, He is also a Spanish language instructor. For many years he taught medical Spanish to the students at Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, and he also taught at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. So, he is also offering online Spanish language classes as well. All you tangueros or tangueras who want to brush up your piano skills or your Spanish language, … or maybe learn some Tango lyrics or terminology, should message Maruizio at https://www.facebook.com/mnajt