Beginner/ Intermediate Argentine Tango Workshops by Jorge Olguin

Friday, January 24, 2020 - all day

Event Details

Friday, January 24, 2020 - all day
Casa de Maria at 1628 Granite Road, Nelson, British Columbia, V1L 6T7, Canada

Dance Nelson
250-354-8085 250-354-8085

Professional Argentine Tango Workshops in Nelson, BC

by Jorge Olguin from Buenos Aires!

Registrations happening now but please don't wait too long. We try to get the gender (lead-follow ratio) fairly balanced the best we can so we encourage you to pre-register and pay soon and  reserve your spot for private lessons. Time slots are limited. Highly recommended to bring a partner if you can, but it's NOT mandatory :) Pre-register by Feb 5th. Space is limited.

Everyone's welcome. Assistant instructor available if needed.


Dates: Feb. 9-11th, 2018

Venue: Casa de Maria

           1628 Granite Road,  Nelson, BC (watch for the red balloon along the road)

Schedule of Events:


Friday, Feb 9th:

Class 1---6:00 pm- 7:15 pm

    **Balance and equilibrium for walk and turns


Class 2----7:30 pm- 8:45 pm

    **Control of energy in the embrace, for turns and contra turns with different  dynamics


Practica---8: 45  pm- 10:30 pm  (Potluck Snacks)

Sat, Feb 10th:

Class 3: 3 pm- 4:15 pm

    **Practical and simple techniques for follower   and leader. Control axis and embrace.

Class 4:---4:30 pm- 5:45 pm

    ** Musicality in Milonga and Vals.   

Dress-up Milonga:  8 pm - 11 pm-  (Potluck Snacks)


Sunday, Feb 11th:

 Class 5----1pm - 2:15 pm

    **Milonga Lisa & with traspie.  Fundamentals, musicality, specific combinations for      syncopated variations.  Exercises to improve speed & coordination.


Class 6:---2:30 pm- 3:45 pm

  **Giros (turns) with different dynamics, Change of directions. Class review for recording.


Class 7--- 4 pm- 5:15 pm

   **Sacadas barridas contra barridas in lines and turns


7 classes, Practica, Milonga package:  $130 (prepay) or $ 15 (at the door)

Alacarte:  $20/class  (prepay)

               $25/ class (at the door)

Package: 5 classes for $90

               3 classes for $55


Practica only: $5

Milonga only:  $15  


PRIVATE LESSONS: Please pre-arranged in advance with Maria and is subject to availability.




Organizer:  Dance Nelson

 Contact Maria  @ (250) 354­-8085 or email: to register  and pre-pay via Interac E-payment, cash or cheque.  **Payment plan or subsidized entry fees are  available if needed. Everything stays confidential (ask Maria for details)



Photo credit: Romina Gandsas


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Dance Nelson

Phone: 250-354-8085 250-354-8085
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Casa de Maria

1628 Granite Road, Nelson, British Columbia, V1L 6T7, Canada


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