How To Replace Worn-out Suede Soles

How To Replace Worn-out Suede Soles

Suede-M Stick-On Sole

SUEDE-M stick-on suede soles are intended to replace worn-out suede soles on existing dance shoes or to turn ordinary street shoes or sneakers into perfect dance shoes.
Compared to other add-on suede dance soles on the market, this product has the advantage that it comes with industrial-strength adhesive backing. You only have to peel off the protective foil from the backing and stick the soles on. Their competitors’ products without adhesive backing require you to glue the soles on — a messy and tricky procedure. You also have to buy that glue and learn how to apply it properly. None of that is necessary with this stick-on soles with industrial-strength adhesive backing. Continue reading “How To Replace Worn-out Suede Soles”

Buying Argentine Tango Shoes Made Easy


Buying Argentine Tango Shoes Made Easy

The Sole
The soles of men’s and women’s tango shoes should have a leather or suede sole.
This enables you to pivot and slide smoothly while providing traction enough so you won’t slip.

Soft Lining
Tango shoes need to be comfortable, so you’ll ideally be looking for shoes that have a soft lining, preferably leather.
As long as your foot is comfortable and the padding does not impede your flexibility nor your sensitivity to floor contact, the choice of lining thickness is generally personal.

Flexible Thin Soles Continue reading “Buying Argentine Tango Shoes Made Easy”

Argentine Tango Foot Care Made Easy

Argentine Tango Foot Care Made Easy

Foot Care

  • Veteran tango dancers know that wearing the right shoe is essential for both enjoyment and safety while dancing. This holds true for both men and women. With women, though the matter is even more important since many of the lead/follow elements of the dance will depend on the women’s ability to make precise movements without losing balance.
  • Always wear orthotic insoles in your shoes. Continue reading “Argentine Tango Foot Care Made Easy”

Tango Events

​NO  CLASSES at Milonga del Garaje
in RED HOOK on APRIL 17 ​CLASSES WILL RESUME
next MONDAY, APRIL 24
WORKSHOP & PRACTICA WITH GUSTAVO & MAGGIE

​Maggie & Gustavo have cancelled their April 30 workshop.
Viva-Gioia Special Event —  guest teachers that weekend, Workshops, privates and Milonga!
see below for more details.
​MILONGA el GARAJE
Coming May 6​ – with Maggie & Ellen
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SPECIAL LOCAL EVENTS
MILONGA del CORAZÓN


​Hosts Ken Shilling & Ilene Marder
7:00 – Class with Ilene
8:00 – midnight – Milonga w/ DJ La Rubia del Norte!
at Arts Society of Kingston – ASK – 97 Broadway, Kingston
$15 includes Class, milonga, refreshments
Contact: Ilene Marder – i​mhmedia@gmail.com
 
A VIVA/GIOIA SPECIAL EVENT
Lorena Gonzales Cattaneo y Gaston Camejo
Saturday, April 29 — Workshops & Milonga
2:30 – 4:00 Workshop I – Basic Skills
4:30 – 6:00 Workshop​ II – Linear to Circular movements
6:30 – 8:00 Pot Luck Dinner
8:00 – 11:30 MILONGA!
457 Middle Road, Hudson NY
​Pricing: 2 workshops: $25 per workshop or take both for $45
All day event, everything included: $55
Privates available on Friday and Sunday
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​COMING IN MAY!​
HUDSON VALLEY TANGO FESTIVAL!
May 26th to Sunday May 28 – Memorial Day Weekend
​Workshops with Master Teachers; Milongas, Performances, Yoga, Practicas & Classes with Local Teachers
3 days of World Class Tango in Kingston NY​
Contact: Maia & David: 845-475-6006 / 845-926-2413
www.dojodancecompany.com  (Click on Hudson Valley Tango Festival for all the information)
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR

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LOCAL TEACHERS & EVENT

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​F​ollow these groups on FACEBOOK​

to get information & updates on local tango:

Tango Hudson; Tango New Paltz; Upstate Tango; Capital Regions Tango Goings On; Tango Under the Tent; Albany Tango Society; Hudson Valley Tango; B&B Productions​, Woodstock Tango

Gustavo & Maggie
Memorial Day Weekend Tango Festival