Milonga Mil Alturas Celebrates the Holidays- December 14, 2019

The holidays are here and what better way to celebrate than with a holiday milonga! DJ Helios is our featured DJ of the evening and she is sure to keep us dancing until the late night hours. Multiple raffle prizes in keeping with our holiday tradition and yummy tango hugs. Get your festive attire ready and meet us there! Happy Holidays!

Reminder: Lights in the Heights, which runs until 9p, may impact parking in the area.

9p – 1a. Lite bites provided, BYOB. Large/free lighted parking lot, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center; look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning. $15 cash, only. Adults, only. 3221 Houston Avenue, Houston, Texas 77009-6755

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Eva and Pablo return to Houston October 12-13 2019

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Eva and Pablo are among the leading young couples specializing in Tango Milonguero in the world. They are based in Albuquerque, NM and Buenos Aires, Argentina. They have taught and participated at the Albuquerque Tango Festival since 2014. They previously have taught in the Mini Chicago Tango Festival 2013, Burning Tango Festival 2013, New Zealand Tango Festival 2009, Festival of Ferrara 2011-2013, USA, Oceania, Asia and European tours. They combine an extraordinary ability to explain the basic mechanics of danceable tango and from there to build a very personal dance. In their classes, they increase the confidence of their students by giving them the tools they need at all times.

Eva Garlez is one of the younger exponents of Tango Milonguero. She also studied in the Academy of Susana Miller and Maria Plazaola, where she began her teaching career as both follower and leader, often the partner of both Susana and Maria, developing considerable knowledge and understanding of both roles. Eva’s love of dancing transmits as she teaches and performs. She has become one of the outstanding milongueras having not only taught and performed with great milongueros in seminars given by Susana Miller and Maria Plazaola in Buenos Aires but also in the milongas. She taught in “Milongueando in Buenos Aires” festival organized by Susana Miller and Maria Plazaola in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Pablo Rodriguez started dancing 12 years ago, at La Academia de Susana Miller y Maria Plazaola, soon began to participate as an instructor in regular classes at the Academy showing great talent for dancing and teaching. Participated as a student in many seminars taught by many milongueros such as: Tete Rusconi, Pocho, Osvaldo and Coca, Ruben Harymbat, Pedro Sánchez etc. Alberto Dassieu was one of his most influencing teachers and a really close friend until his passing 3 years ago.

For more information, go to http://www.evaypablo.com

Workshop Class Details

Saturday October 12 2019

A 2:00 PM – 3.30 PM Everybody’s workshop (All levels: Levels 1 & 2)
Posture, weight transfer, chest awareness. Shared axis, energy projection, basic figures. Dancing in your Pista. Discover different possibilities to feel free in close embrace. Full of rhythmic sequences to dance in a small space.

B 4.00 PM – 5.30 PM Levels 1 & 2 TangoVals
How to dance to TangoVals. Giros and contragiros. Changing directions using basic steps

Sunday October 13 2019

C 2:00 PM – 3.30 PM Tango with Sacadas Level 2
How to dance sacadas. Followed by sacadas with turns and contra-turns (Giros y contra-giros) in a circular space.

D 4.00 PM – 5.30 PM Milonga Lisa y traspié Levels 1& 2
Introduction to milonga lisa, going grounded and with rhythm. Understanding traspié and its rhythm and how to communicate to your partner.

All Classes will take place at Claire School of Dance 2nd Floor Lambert Hall 1703 Heights Blvd. Houston TX 77008. For more information or questions: s_bhotla@yahoo.com or bhotla@gmail.com, (832)282-6894

All 4 classes……….…………………………….$100.00
Any 2 classes: …………………………………..$ 50.00
Individual classes……….….…………………$ 30.00

Note: Eva & Pablo reserve the right to change or adjust the syllabus at any point during the workshop based on the students’ skill /comfort level.

Mail form (only the current page) and check payable to: Srinivas Vishnubhotla, 1813 W Main Houston TX 77098 or by paypal to bhotla@gmail.com.

Private Lessons: Eva & Pablo will be available One Hour Private Lessons, first come first served. All individuals for privates must come with a partner, though instruction will be dedicated to person taking the class. Lessons are $100.0/single or $120.0/couple (plus floor fee, if it applies).

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Milonga Mil Alturas – Oct 26, 9p-1a

72232713_408358789876901_8966577110458040320_nOctober, the most mysterious of months, has arrived and we welcome the return of DJ Viju. We dare you to join us for this spooktacular evening. Arrive early for best seating and parking.

Bites provided, BYOB. Large/free lighted parking lot, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center; look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning. $15 cash, only. 18 & up. 3221 Houston Avenue, Houston, Texas 77009-6755

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Milonga Brasileña – August 3, 8-11 p.m.

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Start off the month with dining and dancing at Emporio.  Good food and wine are guaranteed.  And you might as well dance too.  Try a new wine.  Or a new dish. Or a new partner.  The possibilities are endless.
 
Emporio Brazilian Grill, 12288 Westheimer.  Reservations are accepted and encouraged. 281-293-7442.  There is no charge for admission so please buy dinner or drinks to support the restaurant.
 
DJ Rick Williams
 
Hosts: Rick and Teresa Williams, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net. 281-589-2644
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Milonga Mil Alturas Hot Summer Nights!

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August 10, 9p – 1a, or later

We are looking for you to join us for the upcoming edition of Milonga Mil Alturas on August 10. Hot summer nights may be upon us but we have cool DJ Fil Cruz from Austin to spin the evening tunes. Light and airy attire encouraged. Doors open at 9p. Tunes until 1a (or later).

Lite bites provided, BYOB. Large/free lighted parking lot, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center; look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning, 3221 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77009-6755

$15 cash, only/18 & up

Please see Milonga Mil Alturas Facebook page for additional information.

 

 

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Milonga Ay Lolita July 13 2019 9 PM – 1:00 AM

Happy Houston Summer. Join us for our Traditional milonga this weekend at the Russian Cultural Center (RCC), 2337 Bissonnet, Houston TX. July 13 2019 9.00 PM to 1.00 AM. Organizer – Lola Vayner. DJ – Bob Zeller.

Theme to wear (not required, only encouraged): Since our milonga will be just a day prior to the Bastille Day, the theme will be France!

Great venue, amazing music, warm atmosphere, raffle in the middle of the milonga and more! Hope you can make it. Please inform and invite your friends too who may be interested. BYOB Entrada: $10 at the door PARKING: Free around the Building For more information, call 617.953.0292

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Susana Miller returns to Houston July 13, 14 2019

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Susana Miller is the preeminent teacher of Argentine Tango in the Milonguero Style, a term she coined to introduce tango apilado to students around the world. Milonguero Style is a synthesis of Susana’s studies over the years of the unique dancing styles of the older milongueros. She was the first person to study the anonymous and intuitive milongueros’ dance, to enjoy tango in the same way they have done for decades: dancing socially. She has a gift for deciphering their distinct vocabularies and choreographic combinations, and transmitting these to her students. In this way she has developed a rich language that condenses more than a hundred years of tango tradition. Her work as a teacher has shaped tango as we know it now, not only in Buenos Aires, but also around the world.

Her ability to focus on key concepts and communicate them with ease distinguishes her from her predecessors, since she can – with a language as technically correct as it is accessible – share the secrets of the Porteña milonga with everyone who wants to become part of it. Teacher of teachers, she has worked with most of the renowned milonguero teachers and is constantly training new generations of professional instructors. She has toured all around the world.

Workshop Details

Saturday July 13 2019, Classes A, B & C

Class A For All Levels 1.00 PM to 2:15 PM

The body that walks is the same that dances. This principle is valid for any style of tango. Rhythm, walk and the embrace. There is no position. Just breathe and exhale. I teach you about your ancient knowledge: you know more than you think

Class B From Salsa to Tango, All Levels 2.45 PM to 4:00 PM

We have fun dancing salsa and from salsa we learn tango. Walk “on the tile”. Balance. Presence. Tips for connecting with the couple.

Class C For Intermediate 4.30 PM to 5:45 PM

Four basic steps for a perfect circulation on the track. They serve for tango and waltz. Funny details Rhythmic possibilities of tango.

Sunday July 14 2019, Classes D, E & F

Class D Tango Vals, For Intermediate and Advanced 1.00 PM to 2:15 PM

Rhythm of the Tango Waltz. Giros and contra-giro with boleos in the middle. Sacada in the turn. Finally backward corridas out of the turn.

Class E Milonga Class, All Levels 2.45 PM to 4:00 PM

Milonga walk. Keys to dance fast milongas. How to enter and exit the traspié. An easy and fun traspié. Turns in the milonga.Walk

Class F Women’s technique, All Levels 4.30 PM to 5:45 PM

Balance in the walk, in back ochos, during the cross. Waiting on one leg. Presence and lightness. Connection with the couple. Tips to give sensuality to your tango. Men are welcome to participate.

All Classes will take place at 1703 Heights Blvd., Houston TX 77008, 2nd Floor. For more information or questions: s_bhotla@yahoo.com or bhotla@gmail.com, (832)282-6894

Registration:
All 6 classes……………….…………………………….$150.00
Any 3 classes: ……..…………………………………..$ 80.00
Individual classes………………….…………………$ 30.00

To register send check payable to: Srinivas Vishnubhotla, 1813 W Main St, Houston, TX 77098 or via paypal to bhotla@gmail.com.

Private Lessons: Susana will be available One Hour Private Lessons, first come first served. All individuals for privates must come with a partner, though instruction will be dedicated to person taking the class. Lessons are $100.0/single or $120.0/couple (plus floor fee, if it applies).

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Milonga Brasileña – July 6, 8-11 p.m.

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If you like to dance and like to eat, please join us.  Good food, good wine, good friends, good time.

Emporio Brazilian Grill, 12288 Westheimer.  Reservations are accepted and encouraged. 281-293-7442.  There is no charge for admission so please buy dinner or drinks to support the restaurant.

DJ Rick Williams

Hosts: Rick and Teresa Williams, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net.  281-589-2644

 

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Summertime Is Here! June 8, 9p-1a

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The dog days of summer are among us but we are ready! Please join Milonga Mil Alturas for cool bites and warm tango tunes by DJ Helios Milonga this coming Saturday. Doors open at 9p.

Lite bites provided, BYOB. Large/free lighted parking lot, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center; look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning. $15 cash, only. 18 & up. 3221 Houston Avenue, Houston, Texas 77009-6755.

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Milonga Brasileña – June 1, 8-11 p.m.

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Of course, you like to eat.  And I suspect you like to dance or you wouldn’t even be reading this.  So why not do both in one night? 

We hope you can come.Emporio Brazilian Grill, 12288 Westheimer.  Reservations are accepted and encouraged. 281-293-7442.  There is no charge for admission so please buy dinner or drinks to support the restaurant.

DJ Rick Williams

Hosts: Rick and Teresa Williams, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net.  281-589-2644

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