Classes with Miguel and Michelle this week (October 9 to 15):

Tonight in Hamilton:  Intermediate class at 7pm in the Brightroom, (3rd floor, The Staircase, 27 Dundurn Ave. N):  Drop-ins welcome! Beginner class at 8:15pm in the Variety Room, (back door of 25 Dundurn Ave. N., part of the Staricase complex). Drop-ins with previous tango experience welcome. A delightful milonga follows at 8pm and there isContinue reading “Classes with Miguel and Michelle this week (October 9 to 15):”

Tango classes for the week of August 28 to September 3

Saludos! Greetings! Here is a reminder about our classes this week: Wednesday 7pm in conjuction with the Hamilton Tango Club at the Staircase Theatre. Drop-in $15 for class or $20 for class and milonga. Thursday at 7pm at La Coqueta in Toronto (179 Dundas St. E.) $15 for class or $20 for class and milonga.Continue reading “Tango classes for the week of August 28 to September 3”

Tango classes with Miguel and Michelle for the week of August 14 – 20

Here is a reminder about our classes this week: Wednesday 7pm in conjuction with the Hamilton Tango Club at the Staircase Theatre. Drop-in $15 for class or $20 for class and milonga. Thursday at 7pm at La Coqueta in Toronto (179 Dundas St. E.) $15 for class or $20 for class and milonga Friday atContinue reading “Tango classes with Miguel and Michelle for the week of August 14 – 20”

New 6 week course: Tango Fundamentals in Hamilton

New in Hamilton starting July 27, in conjunction with Hamilton Tango Tango Fundamentals by Miguel and Michelle Coppini: By the end of this six week course, participants will be able to move effectively around the dance floor using basic figures, walking combinations and turns. They will develop key leading and following skills and understand theContinue reading “New 6 week course: Tango Fundamentals in Hamilton”

Throughout the months of July and August: Tango Classes at the Princess Milonga with Miguel and Michelle Coppini, tango teachers from Buenos Aires

What’s new in Waterloo? Every Friday night from 8 to 9pm, take advantage of this learning opportunity and dance better than ever!! Miguel and Michelle Coppini are professional tango maestros from Buenos Aires with over 20 years of experience. They are inspiring, methodical and patient and have guided both beginners and experienced students to danceContinue reading “Throughout the months of July and August: Tango Classes at the Princess Milonga with Miguel and Michelle Coppini, tango teachers from Buenos Aires”

Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation

El Molinete, el Sandwichito and Ochos:  these are some common tango figures, learned and passed down from milonguero to milonguero.  The names are descriptive and metaphorically represent the movement of the couple, the positions of the feet or an outline drawn on a soft floor. Do you think of them as complete figures?  Or canContinue reading “Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation”

Win a free one hour private tango class with Miguel and Michelle

Our regular classes are back on schedule after the break to support the 2011 Toronto Tango Festival.  Join us on Thursday at 7pm at La Coqueta (179 Dundas St. East, near Jarvis) for a one hour class about sacada and gancho combinations and sequences. This Saturday night, June 18 is a special one for PalermoContinue reading “Win a free one hour private tango class with Miguel and Michelle”

This Thursday at La Coqueta: A systematic approach to turns

From 7 to 8pm on Thursday, May 5, join us at La Coqueta (179 Dundas Street East, 2nd floor) for a class dedicated to unveiling the mysteries of giros/turns in Tango, Vals and Milonga.  We will develop the turn concept from a structural and systematic point of view. We look forward to seeing you there!

New classes at La Coqueta in Toronto starting April 28

On Thursday, April 28th from 7 to 8pm, we will be teaching at La Coqueta in Toronto.  The studio is located at 179 Dundas Street East (at Jarvis) on the second floor. The class topic is Milonga: Rhythmic Essentials and Variations. We look forward to seeing  you there!

Miguel and Michelle Coppini teaching tango improvisation in Toronto

As newbies to the blogging world, we want to use this medium, however clumsily at first, to create a space in which we can share ideas, resources and information about Argentine tango. We are full-time tango professionals from Buenos Aires*.  We are passionate, methodical and effective tango teachers.  Our goal is to provide you withContinue reading “Miguel and Michelle Coppini teaching tango improvisation in Toronto”