Milonga Mil Alturas – October 21 – Cancelled

Regretfully, the October 21 Milonga Mil Alturas is cancelled due to continued Harvey renovations at our lovely venue, Dauntless Dance. The next Milonga Mil Alturas edition is the Holiday Edition, December 9, with DJ Helios Milonga. In the meantime, looking forward to seeing you at many of the upcoming scheduled events. Abrazos y besitos!

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Milonga Brasileña – October 7, 8-11 p.m.

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Harvey disrupted our milonga schedule and so many lives.  Our hearts go out to those devastated by this horrific storm. We are back on schedule and hope you can come to the next milonga.
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
(281) 589-2644
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Eva y Pablo October 7-8, 2017 Tango Workshops

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 2017 & 2013, San Diego TAngo Festival 2016, Encuentro Milonguero Albuquerque 2016-2017,San Miguel de Allende 2015, Burning Tango Festival 2013, New Zealand Tango Festival 2009, Festival of Ferrara 2011-2013, USA, Oceania and European tours. Also they will be at the Encuentro Milonguero San Francisco 2018. They combine more than 20 year of experience teaching Tango in a social way with 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 after starting to learn Tango, was quick develop considerable knowledge and understanding of both roles. Eva’s love of dancing is transmitted as she teaches and performs. She has become an outstanding milonguera, having taught and performed with great milongueros. In class she provides all her knowledge and experience as a dancer, optimizing the learning process of the students to help them quickly achieve a high technical quality. She focuses mainly on posture, balance and elegance to develop an intuitive and personal dance, which enhances the beauty of the dance.

Pablo Rodriguez discover Tango more than 10 years and fell in love of the dance and the music instantly. Because of his infatuation with the dance, Pablo began to seek expertise in recognized milongueros, developing his own personal style of dance and teaching.
He focuses on leadership: clear and precise lead, posture, music and the comfort of women. He also focuses on the good management of the line of dance and how to optimize the tools one has on the dance floor. The fundamental principles are stepping, elegance, balance, interpretation of music and comfort of women, all with a high technical quality. And all this without forgetting that Tango is a social dance. More at www.evaypablo.com

 
Saturday October 7 2017

Class A 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Everybody’s Workshop (all levels):
Posture, weight transfer, chest awareness. Shared axis, energy projection, basic figures.

Class B 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM: Levels I and II All in only one tile

Discover different possibilities to feel free in close embrace. Full of rhythmic sequences to dance in a small space

Class C 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM: Level lI Tango Vals.

How to dance to TangoVals. Giros and contragiros. Changing directions using basic steps

Sunday October 8 2017

Class D: 1:00 PM -2:15 PM: Sacadas Level II

How to dance sacadas. Sequences full of different sacadas in a circular space.

Class E 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM: Follower’s and Leader’s technique, Level I & II

Importance of Leader & Follower roles. Partner feedback, complementary opposites.

Class F 4:30 PM -5:45 PM: Milonga Lisa y traspié Level I & II)
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 6 classes….…………………………….$150.00
Any 3 classes:……………………………..$ 80.00
Individual class……….……………………$ 30.00

Register by mailing a check payable to: Srinivas Vishnubhotla, 1813 W Main Houston TX 77098 or by paypal to bhotla@gmail.com.

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 Ay Lolita! September 23 9.00 PM – 1.00 AM

Saturday, September 23, 9 PM – 1 AM

2337 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77005

Traditional milonda at the Russian Cultural Center.
Organizer – Lola Vayner. DJ – “Helios” Mercy Chen!
Great venue, amazing music, warm atmosphere, raffle in the middle of the milonga and more!
BYOB
Entrada: $10 at the door
Free parking around the building
For questions, please call Lola at 617.953.0292
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Milonga Brasileña – CANCELLED

Because of the current weather disaster in Houston, we are cancelling the milonga that was scheduled for September 2.   See you in October.  Stay safe.

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

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Facundo de la Cruz Workshop September 7 – 12th

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to share with us his secrets for musical and refined tango argentino. Saturday milonga will be featuring His performance with Forever Tango Show dancer Florencia Blanco!
To reserve your spot in the workshops, book a private, get more information Contact Indre  indrerapal@gmail.com713 319 4330.
Workshop is held at Cielito Lindo (MECA #202), 1900 Kane st, 77007 Houston Tx.

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Milonga Mil Alturas – August 12

Mark your calendars! The next Mil Alturas is coming your way on August 12 with DJ Kal Singh. Let’s get ready to put a close on the summer heat!

And, as announced at the June edition, the remaining Mil Alturas dates for 2017 are:
October 21 (the third weekend rather than the second weekend)
December 9

Hours: 9pm – 1am (sometimes later)
Location: 3221 Houston Ave (near 45 North and Main), Houston, zip code 77009
$12 admission, BYOB, and yummy bites provided

Spacious wooden dance floor, large free/lighted parking, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center, look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning.

Looking forward to seeing you soon! Brought to you by hostesses Denise and Bonnie.

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Milonga Brasileña – August 5, 8-11 p.m.

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Change is good.  We are proud to announce that GG Luna will be the DJ for the first time at the August milonga at Emporio. If you enjoy dancing to her music choices (and, of course, you do!), this is your opportunity to enjoy them again.  You also can enjoy the food, wine, and ambience of this family-run West Houston Brazilian restaurant.  Try it.  You’ll like it.
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 Georgina Mondshine

 

Hosts: Rick and Teresa, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net  (281) 589-2644
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July 18 – Milonga at Tango Malbec

Malbec_2Beginners tango class 7 PM to 8 PM cost $10 with guest teacher Juan Manuel Rangel Milonga Tango Malbec 8 PM to closing $5. with Dj ggluna come join us at the beautiful Buenos Aires room, with brand new wood floors.

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Milonga Ay Lolita! July 15 9.00 PM – 1.00 AM

Saturday, July 15, 9 PM – 1 AM

2337 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77005

Traditional milonda at the Russian Cultural Center.
Organizer – Lola Vayner. DJ – Luis Zuleta Benavides!
Great venue, amazing music, warm atmosphere, raffle in the middle of the milonga and more!
BYOB
Entrada: $10 at the door
Free parking around the building
For questions, please call Lola at 617.953.0292
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