Tango South London:TSL

Tango Balls/Milonga/Practicas

PRACTICA at TSL ON EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST!
7TH, 14TH,21ST 28TH August
7 30- 10pm
£5 entry on the door

22 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 8PW

A fantastic opportunity in August to come and dance Tango in a relaxed atmosphere, a large hall with beautiful sprung floor, a passionate group of students willing to practice and have fun… No need to book or have a partner- just turn up! ONLY £5 for the night, and a public bar and outside bowling green to cool off…with guest DJ’s. What more could you wish for? Don’t be shy, bring yourself and your tango and see how practising can make all the difference
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FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST
TSL GRAND BALL

For ONE NIGHT ONLY Adrian & Amanda Costa are in London, and will be teaching at the TSL Ball!

NB: This event is on FRIDAY 31st August
7 30- 8 30 Milonga class with A&A
8 30- 11 30 Dancing for all

Class & Milonga; £15
Milonga only; £12

Public bar
Wonderful sprung dance floor
Free Nibbles
DJ;TBC
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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