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Aberdeen Workshops and Milongas Weekend 2015

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Aberdeen Workshops and Milongas Weekend 2015

Aberdeen Workshops and Milongas Weekend 2015

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We are delighted to once again bring you the wonderful International tango stars - Jenny and Ricardo Oria to Aberdeen. There will be two days of workshops and Milongas to enjoy. This is a joint event with our tango friends John and Fiona of Tangodee.



(1) 12.30pm to 2pm - (Beginner/Improver) Creating a real dance with simple ingredients

(2) 2.15pm to 3.45pm - (Improver/Intermediate) Vals: Rhythmical play with Corte and Cadencia

(3) 4pm to 5.30pm - (Intermediate+) Expressive legs: Ganchos and other intertwining steps


8pm to 12.30am Dance the night away and enjoy a performance by your workshop presenters and international tango stars - the fantastic Jenny & Ricardo. The bar will be open and an entry fee of £8 is payable on the door.



(4) 10.30am to 12noon - (Beginner/Improver) Comfortably close: Spirals and dissociation for happy ochos

(5) 12.15pm to 1.45pm - (Improver/Intermediate) Frenos (catches) and Pasadas

(6) 2pm to 3.30pm - (Improver/Intermediate) Milonga: Rhythm, groundedness and stillness for great milonga


4pm to 6pm Finish off the weekend and just dance! £2 payable on entry at the door (Tea, coffee and light refreshments available in the bar area of the hotel)


Workshop bookings (Workshops will be restricted to a maximum of 16 couples). You are welcome to book as an individual or as couples - although booking as a couple makes our job easier

Email your chosen workshops along with your name(s), whether leader and/or follower to and upon confirmation of your booking we will send you details of how to make payment

Cost of workshops £15 per workshop or £25 for two (£50 for four)

Level of dancer

BEGINNER - those who have attended classes regularly for at least 4 weeks

IMPROVER - must have a good understanding and be confident with the basics of tango*** and have attended classes on a regular basis for 6 months+

INTERMEDIATE - competent with the basics of tango***and have been dancing regularly for at least 2 years

***Balance, posture, walking, leading/following and navigating the dance floor along with the forward and backward ocho, the giro, and the cross

(To enhance the teaching experience for everyone attending the workshops, please make sure you attend the workshop for the right level of your experience. If you are unsure which level of workshop to book, please consult with us or your teacher)

VENUE The whole event takes place in the ballroom of The Staton Hotel


  • Location:
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Event dates:
    From: Saturday, 03 October 2015 - To: Sunday, 04 October 2015
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Event dates:
    Event Starts: Saturday, 03 October 2015
    Event Ends: Sunday, 04 October 2015
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