Argentine Tango Workshop

with Eduardo Saucedo of Buenos Aires,
Master Teacher and Dancer of Argentine Tango

Eduardo Saucedo

Friday, April 15th at Sally LooÕs, San Luis Obispo

6:30 – 7:30 pm     Chamuyo                   7:30 – 9:30 pm   Milonga

There is so much more to Tango than just dancing!  Enjoy a free discussion group (chamuyo) with Eduardo to get his perspective on the music, dance, and culture of Tango as well as the topics for this weekendÕs classes.  Bring your questions and enjoy meeting this fun-loving master instructor. No cover for this event at Sally LooÕs Wholesome Cafe, 1804 Osos St., San Luis Obispo (near the railroad station).

Saturday, April 16th

12:00 – 1:30 pm      Options from the Cross

Okay so you've gotten to the cross, but now what? Let's expore some good options.

1:30 – 3:00 pm        Boleos in Milonga

Milonga is fun and quick. We'll spice it up a bit with some boleos.

3:30 – 5:00 pm        New Concepts in the Embrace

Options and opportunities to explore in tango's most essential element.

Sunday, April 17th

12:00 – 1:30 pm      Vals

Inside cadenas and llevadas - applying chain steps and leg displacments to Vals (Argentine Waltz).

1:30 – 3:00 pm        Lapizs, Sandwichitos, and Embellishments

Play with these elements to add a little spice to your musical interpretations.

3:30 – 5:00 pm        Colgadas – the fun and easy way

Gretting the balance right with colgadas can be challenging, but Eduardo has great tips to share.

 

Weekend Classes at Motions Academy of Dance, Atascadero: 4040 El Camino Real, Atascadero: From Hwy 101 (north or south), exit on San Anselmo Rd. Take San Anselmo northeast, turn left on El Camino Real. It's on the left in the K-Mart Shopping Center.

The last 15 minutes of each class will be for practice and/or warm-up for next class.  Please try to arrive early so you donÕt miss anything.

Monday, April 18th
SLO VetsÕ Hall, Grand Ave. & Monterey St., San Luis Obispo

7:00 Š 8:30 pm Tango

General Technique – Clarifying concepts and structures of the dance.

8:30 Š 9:30 pm Open Practica

Even if you are not interested in the class, please do join us for open practice and dancing, $5 donation (as usual) or free if you take the class. Eduardo will also supervise the practice so you can get feedback on material from the workshops.

Cost: $30 per person per class.  Register for multiple classes:  2 for $55, 3 for $75, 4 for $95, 5 for $105, 6 for $115, all 7 for $125.  Contact Rich to schedule private classes, $110/hr. Pre-register online.

 

For more info: call Rich, (805) 461-4898.

 

Eduardo Saucedo is internationally recognized for his love and passion of the dance. He travels the world sharing his knowledge and culture with the people he meets. He considers Tango to be an admirable art form that expresses body, mind, spirit and soul. His clear communication and positive energy motivates and inspires passion in everyone and reflects his love and joy of life. His teaching is creative and practical focusing on subtle details. The essence of the Milongas can be felt in Eduardo’s dancing and teaching. His style originates from his working and co-hosting a popular Milonga in Buenos Aires for several years.

Eduardo has complemented this training with studies in various dance disciplines as well as theatre and acting,and is a continuing student of the Performing Arts. He has performed in theatres, appeared on television, and participated in various international tango festivals. He is the Creator, Director, Co-Coreographer and Co-Producer of the dinner show Tango Cafe- Una Noche Ideal, shown in the historical la Confiteria Ideal, as well as other shows.

In Buenos Aires, Eduardo teaches in his private Studio in Palermo, where many other activities and projects are being produced.

 

A few videos:
Eduardo Saucedo & Marisa Quiroga featured in the intro of a National Geographic Documentary.
Eduardo Saucedo & Marisa Quiroga dance Milonga at Nora's Tango Week 2008.
Eduardo Saucedo & Marisa Quiroga dance Tango at Nora's Tango Week 2011.

For more about Eduardo and his schedule, see www.kikkis.com.