Tango Fears

Tango Fears

“In order to learn Tango you have to do it wrong before you can do it right, which means allowing your energy to move no matter what.”

Fear Of Rejection

The most common thoughts are:

1) I’m not good enough

2) If they knew the real me, they wouldn’t like me

3) I don’t have what it takes

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Tango Is Not Easy! “It is not difficult to learn, but it is not easy!”

 

Intimate Embrace

  • In Tango the embrace is intimate. Tango is the movements of two people joined in an intimate embrace to the tune of beautiful Argentine Tango music. You find yourself in the moment in which you are joined together in the stillness of movement and each other’s warmth and response to each other expression of dance.
  • Be Patient:
  • Tango has a steep learning curve, but keep at it and you will get better.
  • You must be willing learn a new body language called Tango. At times you will be disappointed with your results which will make mastering the Tango that more of an accomplishment.
  • Nothing important comes with instructions, but luckily with the right teacher you can master the body language of Tango.
  • Tango is an form expression that once you get it will introduce you the wonderful people in the worldwide Tango community.

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Tango Workshop & Practica , Sunday 7/16/17, Red Hook

​WORKSHOP & PRACTICA WITH GUSTAVO & MAGGIE
Sunday, July 16
SUNDAY WORKSHOP WITH GUSTAVO & MAGGIE — Tango Milonguero!
JULY 16 — One workshop in 2 sections.
Section I — 2:30 to 3:30 – The unknown 3rd dimension of the dance – up and down … it is the key of a strong, clear lead.
Section II — 3:30 to 4:30 – the 3rd dimension is essential to understand the a new concept for ending any step — “lock & go”.
PRACTICA – 4:30 to 5:30 – Maggie & Gustavo are there to guide, dance and answer questions.
Cost: $20 – for workshop & practica
 
MONDAY CLASSES with ELLEN CHRYSTAL
July 17
6:30 – 7:30 Fundamentals
7:30 – 9:00 Intermediate figures & combinations
Cost: $15 for one class; $20 for two.  Students & Starving Artists: $10
 
LEADINGS LADIES WORKSHOP
with Ellen Chrystal & friends
Saturday July 22nd
3:00 to 4:30 — Leading is a natural progression from following.  This is for all intermediate level followers who want to Learn, Improve, Practice and Take the Lead.  Whether you already lead well or are just wetting your feet, THIS WILL BE FUN!
$10 for workshop & practice after for as long as you like.
 

GUSTAVO RIOS​ is a native of Buenos Aires. Born into a family of milongueros, he has been immersed in the music and dance of Tango for his entire life. 

​Winner of the ​2014 ​ USA Tango Salon Championship
​; he teaches at the Astoria Tango School in Queens, NY, and at Tango Under the Tent in Sugar Loaf, NY.  Gustavo is a Tango DJ and the creator of the masterful series, “Tango the Theory”, a Seminar on Tango Musicality and Orchestra Styles. 
 
MAGGIE GRIFFIN is a 
​dancer, performer and choreographer

.  She has been dancing tango for over ten years and ​teaches with Gustavo at Tango Under the Tent.  She also taught with Tango New Paltz and Tango Hudson.

​ ​

Maggie and Ellen ​teach and ​ host Milonga el Garaje in Red Hook.

  

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Ilene Marder was the founder of Woodstock Tango 4 Part Interview

Ilene Marder was the founder of Woodstock Tango in the famous town of Woodstock , N.Y. In this interview she shares how she got started in Tango and explains Tango so that you will learn the many reason why you should find your way to a Tango Studio and become a member of this worldwide community.   Interview in 4 parts # 1,2,3,4.

Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Teachers Dance Tango At H.V. Tango Festival

Hudson Valley Tango Festival Tango
All the tango teachers dance Tango. If you are not attending this wonderful festival you are missing out on a great opportunity to see the real Argentine Tango . Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Hudson Valley Tango Festival Tango

All the tango teachers dance Tango.  If you are not attending this wonderful festival you are missing out on a great opportunity to see the real Argentine Tango . Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Masters Junior Cervilla & Guadalupe Garica give an incredible Tango Demonstration

Tango Masters Junior Cervilla & Guadalupe Garica give an incredible Tango Demonstration at the Hudson Valley Memorial Day Tango Festival. Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original

Tango Masters Junior Cervilla & Guadalupe Garica give an incredible Tango Demonstration at the Hudson Valley Memorial Day Tango Festival. Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

In this video Tango Master Junior Cervila does a Q & A session on all things Tango.

In this video Tango Master Junior Cervila does a Q & A session on all things Tango. Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

In this video Tango Master Junior Cervila does a Q & A session on all things Tango. Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Masters Fabian Salas & Lola Diaz Tango Performance at the Hudson Valley Memorial Weekend Tango Festival.

Tango Masters Fabian Salas & Lola Diaz Tango Performance at the Hudson Valley Memorial Weekend Tango Festival.
Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Masters Fabian Salas & Lola Diaz Tango Performance at the Hudson Valley Memorial Weekend Tango Festival.

Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Masters Guillermina Quiroga & Mariano Logiudice perform an incredible tango!

Tango Masters Guillermina Quiroga & Mariano Logiudice perform an incredible tango
Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango Masters Guillermina Quiroga & Mariano Logiudice perform an incredible tango!

Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements.  Argentine Tango is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.