Class Cancellations in Hamilton and Toronto

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are enjoying your weekend. We would like to advise you of two class cancellations this week: Monday's Intermediate class (Monday, October 8 at 7pm) in Hamilton is cancelled due to the holiday. Saturday, October 13's class and milonga at Palermo Tango Club are also suspended for that day only. Both … Continue reading Class Cancellations in Hamilton and Toronto

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Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation

Please note:  This was one of our first and most popular posts here at miguelymichelletango.com.  In celebration of the completion of our first year of blogging we share it with you again. ********************************************************************* El Molinete, el Sandwichito and Ochos:  these are some common tango figures, learned and passed down from milonguero to milonguero.  The names … Continue reading Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation

New 6 week session of Sunday tango classes in London

Starting on Sunday, November 6, 2011, join your tango maestros, Miguel and Michelle Coppini for a 6 week session of two classes and guided practicas in London, Ontario. 6:00 to 7:30pm:  Advanced Beginners (60 minute class and 30 minute guided practica) 7:30 to 10:00pm:  Intermediate Level (60 minute class and 90 minute guided practica) Open … Continue reading New 6 week session of Sunday tango classes in London

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 the … Continue reading New 6 week course: Tango Fundamentals in Hamilton

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 can … Continue reading Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation

Miguel Coppini and Michelle S. de Coppini give classes in tango structure and systems

Are you curious about the structure of tango?  Do you see patterns and want to understand how to decifer them? Join Miguel Coppini and his partner, Michelle on a voyage of discovery of the sometimes hidden world of tango dancing.  With explicit and clear descriptions and explanations, you can more easily understand, speak and manipulate … Continue reading Miguel Coppini and Michelle S. de Coppini give classes in tango structure and systems

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!