May your (tango) dreams come true in 2013!

Happy New Year to our dear tango friends! We rang in the new year with a kiss amidst piles of boxes and furniture we are organizing  for the movers who come this week.  Our dream of buying a house came true in 2012, as did our goal of teaching more tango classes in more communitiesContinue reading “May your (tango) dreams come true in 2013!”

Learn some milonga figures in Hamilton on Labour Day Monday

As most of you know, we work on holidays!! For those of you who want to get a delicious taste of some happy milonga moves, join us on Monday, September 3rd in Hamilton. There will be a 60 minute milonga class that starts at 7pm. Milonga refers to one of the 3 tango rhythms; itContinue reading “Learn some milonga figures in Hamilton on Labour Day Monday”

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 namesContinue reading “Tango Structure: A Solid Foundation for Improvisation”

We are shaped by what we love

I was driving home from our class in London on Sunday night and the sign in front of a local church caught my eye.  It said:  “We are shaped and fashioned by what we love”. The phrase was thought-provoking and led me to considered how loving tango has changed my life.  I was first captivatedContinue reading “We are shaped by what we love”

Undecided about what to do for New Year’s Eve?

Join us in Toronto this Saturday night at 8pm for a class, followed by a wonderful milonga at Palermo Tango Club (3rd floor, 95 Danforth Ave at Broadview at the Joy of Dance Centre).  The cost is only $18 for both the class and milonga.  The theme for the party is “Elegance”.  You can bringContinue reading “Undecided about what to do for New Year’s Eve?”

Special Holiday Drop-in Classes in Hamilton

When: December 7, 14, 21, 2011 and January 4, 2012        Time:  7 to 9pm               Location: Variety Room, The Staircase, 25 Dundurn St. N. (Entrance at the back). Free parking. Keep the stress of the holidays in check with 2 hour tango drop-in classes with teachers, Miguel and Michelle Coppini.  Enjoy personalized attentionContinue reading “Special Holiday Drop-in Classes in Hamilton”

Tango classes will continue throughout December 2011 and restart in early January 2012

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time.  Maintaining your regular tango practice can help keep you balanced, physically and emotionally.  Best of all, you can avoid terrible tango withdrawl symptoms (like forgetting everything you learned in the last 3 months)!! New drop-in classes will help to fill the gap until sessions restart theContinue reading “Tango classes will continue throughout December 2011 and restart in early January 2012”