Tango South London:TSL

Tango Balls/Milonga/Practicas

Tangosouthlondon are honoured to host:
GRAND BALL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Jorge Dispari & Maria ‘La Turca’
& DJ Ricardo Peixoto
SUNDAY 6TH SEPT 2015

Jorge & Marita are back!!…These Masters of the Masters need little introduction; they are a legend in the history of Tango Villa Urquiza style.
This is a rare opportunity to take a lesson, dance and see them perform.
7 30- 8 30 MILONGA CLASS with J&M
8 30hr-midnight GRAN BALL (£15 with class, £12 just ball)
DJ Ricardo Peixoto

VENUE: THE CONSTITUTIONAL HALL,
33 EAST DULWICH GROVE, SE22 8PW

Los Dispari will be teaching at Tangosouthlondon the week before- check out schedule & booking here
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Video with impressions form a tangosouthlondon ball, by Bob Komar

 

 

General Info re our milongas:The style we love to teach & dance is Tango de Salon (including the best of Villa Urquiza & fantasia). We welcome all styles, but we would like to emphasize that respecting the distance between couples, minimal overtaking, keeping the flow of the dance floor, and the use of cabeceo are important codes in our milongas.

‘Cabeceo’ or ‘nod of the head’, is how one invites and acknowledges a partner for a dance in the milongas of Buenos Aires. For dancing to have meaning it has to be desired by both the woman and the man. This method of asking a woman to dance gives her the ability to accept or decline with the minimum embaressment and social risk for all concerned. This ritual evolved over many years on the dance floors of Argentina, and although it is not without its pitfalls, I think it can be an elegant solution that also carries the charm of tradition.
Look up Ms Hedgehog’s excellent review of our milonga http://mshedgehog.blogspot.com/2010/04/tango-south-london.html

TSL WEEKLY PRACTICAS (Free practice sessions)
EVERY TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY there is a FREE PRACTICA at Tangosouthlondon head quarters, The Constitutional Club! 33 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 8PW
This is a large hall with a sprung wooden dance floor- perfect for practising all your tango, from walking to figures, at any level.
There is also a fully licensed bar
Golden age tango music

EVERY: Tuesday: from @ 8 45-11pm
Wednesday: from @ 8 45- 10 30pm

So if you are in the area, do drop in and join us :-)