A Week of New Beginnings

This week brings the commencement of three new sessions of tango classes with Miguel Coppini, Buenos Aires native and his partner, Michelle.   We hope you can join us in one of our 4 locations in Southwestern Ontario. Wednesdays in Hamilton: 7 – 8pm at the Staircase, Brightroom, 3rd Floor, 27 Dundurn Street North. NEW!!Continue reading “A Week of New Beginnings”

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) OpenContinue reading “New 6 week session of Sunday tango classes in London”

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):”

NEW!! Beginner Tango Classes in Hamilton start Sept. 21

Calling all the tango-curious!!! Take your first steps with Miguel and Michelle in Hamilton. WARNING: Tango dancing can be habit-forming.  Health benefits may be significant. 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 andContinue reading “NEW!! Beginner Tango Classes in Hamilton start Sept. 21”

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”

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 manipulateContinue 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!