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Dhruv S Sharma
Jun 30, 2018

MIlonga resources

Jun 30, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    Last night we worked on Milonga style dancing using El Flaco Dany's videos 1-2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a6HkvIAbQA  part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB29Qaq73Ho  part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIK086ahwkE part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci7JgSM-zvE  part 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JErdj82cxUE part 5 We will pick up next week for parts 3-5 and Clint Rauscher milonga class 1-2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wS-1cFtN84 and zig zag step:  http...


Dhruv S Sharma
Jun 26, 2018

Tango for the week

Jun 26, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    This thursday the club will be in Marvin signing up undergrads and doing a performance at 9:30PM. In addition Friday we will hold our practica 7-9:30PM in Mitchell and Saturday we will have the free class at 2:30PM followed by practica in District House. This friday evening we can work on Milonga and Vals. One of the world's best Milonga dancers is coming to DC in July and teaching Flaco Dany. Dany is teaching July 10 from 8PM-9PM in dupont circle a class at 18th Street Lounge: 1...


Dhruv S Sharma
Jun 21, 2018

This week

Jun 21, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   This friday from 7-0:30 we will have our performance practice in mitchell and Saturday 2:30 class and practica. Also Ted wanted to share this cool saturday workshop from 5-7PM taught by El Chino called 'How to move like a Black Panther on the dance floor':  https://m.facebook.com/events/701548256854273?acontext=%7B"ref"%3A"3"%2C"action_history"%3A"null"%7D&aref=3       best,  


Dhruv S Sharma
Jun 18, 2018

Org Fair tonight and thursday

Jun 18, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   The Tango club will be participating in the student org fair tonight and thursday night to sign up new incoming students. If you are around feel free to come by and say hi and tell folks about the club.  We will be at a table in Marvin center near 3rd floor ballroom. Also the club will do a performance each night during the house party they are hosting each night: CI House Party Dates & Times June 11 from 8:30pm-10:00pm  June 14 from 9:00pm-10:30pm June 18 from 8:30pm-10:00pm  ...


Dhruv S Sharma
Jun 18, 2018

Tango Updates and Board Member opening

Jun 18, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,      We will have our weekly performance practica/class friday 7PM-9:30PM.  I hope folks can try to get there by 7PM. At some point Ted and Alex will come to help us prep but until then we can keep working on what we have learned so far. The Tango club needs someone to be treasurer in the fall.  If you are available please let me know. The responsibility is basically drafting the contracts which we have copies of with new fall dates for teachers and going with the President to ask for...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 30, 2018

Tango Updates

May 30, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   We will have practica this friday and next friday in Mitchell for folks here for the summer interested in performing in the fall 7-9PM.  This week we can work on pivots, ochos, and cadena which Phil demoed' :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9W6TW5GSfw Also reviewing the bootcamp:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEntX9M_T2g&index=17&list=UUCZCSHfcQO3Yw711NmI4Plw For pivots and ochos we can do drills.  It is important in the pivots to project transfer weight and complete the step an...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 27, 2018

Free Milonga tonight at Freedom Plaza!

May 27, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

From 7PM-10PM every sunday free outdoor milonga in Freedom Plaza! The park is located near the white house near 14th and pennsylvania.  The closest metro is federal triangle! I would recommend bringing a bottle of water as it is hot but there is a cvs nearby https://www.mapquest.com/us/district-of-columbia/freedom-plaza-303372747 Freedom Plaza 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 MAP  


Dhruv S Sharma
May 20, 2018

Thanks May Milonga was great! Summer tango options

May 20, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   Thanks to the students for coming and helping out.  The May milonga was great as Marcos and Florencia did a lovely beginner class teaching cross while walking and in the intermediate class a nice ocho cortado that built into a sacada and cross for the leader. We will plan a summer class for students here in the summer who are willing to perform in the fall to prepare for fall GW events needing tango performances. Please keep an eye out for an email on that.  In the mean while we will...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 18, 2018

Tango Classes/Social Tonight in District House B132! (2121 H St NW)

May 18, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    Come join us tonight for 2 special classes with Marcos and Florencia in District House followed by Dance Party! w DJ Jaime Montemayor! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUMr9KnMv30   Also if you here for the summer and would like to be part of practice/class to get ready for fall performance please email me and also we have openings for Tango Ambassadors on the board to help with Social media!  This is a great opportunity to help the club, learn tango and add some leadership skill...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 14, 2018

Friday Milonga and Class update

May 14, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   This friday's classes with our special visiting Argentine teachers Marcos and Florencia and the Milonga will be District House B132 and not mitchell as that space opened up and is great! We still have slots open for volunteers for the Milonga: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OdMi13I6wWCVui62IAU2EnlElqVUI8UTzhNm8jp5cJU/edit?usp=sharing Please sign up for an hour if you can to attend the milonga for free. The classes are $10 each for everyone.   thanks Dhruv


Dhruv S Sharma
May 11, 2018

Tango tonight and tomorrow

May 11, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   Tonight in Mitchell we will do a  super-friendly informal practica at 7PM-9PM to work on tango steps people want and have learned recently.  I will try to bring some ice cream tonight for folks :) Tomorrow in District House we have the large practica from 2:30-5PM along with free class. Next friday we have our special guest teachers and Milonga! If you are around for the summer we will do a 2 month weekly class to get ready to perform like we did last summer sometime in July/august!...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 7, 2018

Tango this week updates

May 7, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    Hope exams are going well!  Here are the updates for the week: We are going to host another practica friday may 11th from 7:15PM-9PM.    May 18th is our next big milonga and guest teachers coming!!!  This thursday we are going to have dinner to say farewell to folks leaving at El Chalan 6:30 (Joseph and Natasha)   Tonight Damian Lobato is visiting from Philly and teaching at 8PM ($10) before Phil's milonga at CocoCabana. ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twt6p-MO50k ; He is gr...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 7, 2018

Tango this week updates

May 7, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    Hope exams are going well!  Here are the updates for the week: We are going to host another practica friday may 11th from 7:15PM-9PM.    May 18th is our next big milonga and guest teachers coming!!!  This thursday we are going to have dinner to say farewell to folks leaving at El Chalan 6:30 (Joseph and Natasha)   Tonight Damian Lobato is visiting from Philly and teaching at 8PM ($10) before Phil's milonga at CocoCabana. ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twt6p-MO50k ; He is gr...


Dhruv S Sharma
May 5, 2018

May 18th milonga volunteers

May 5, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,   If you are around May 18th and would volunteer 1 hour for the Milonga on May 18th here is the volunteer list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OdMi13I6wWCVui62IAU2EnlElqVUI8UTzhNm8jp5cJU/edit?usp=sharing It will be helpul and you can attend the MIlonga for free by volunteering for 1 hour. Also if you are interested in performing please email me and we can include you in our summer classes we will hold to practice and get ready to perform. thanks Dhruv    


Dhruv S Sharma
May 5, 2018

Tango updates for Week

May 5, 2018 by Dhruv S Sharma

Hi,    Last night we held a review practica in Mitchell and next friday will do the same.  Then on May 18th we have special visiting teachers and a Milonga with DJ Jaime Montemayor! Also last night Phil and Alex gave a wonderful performance at Ted' El Bulin Milonga at Midnight. We will post the videos on FB and instagram! Also as folks are leaving we are going to a farewell dinner Thursday night at el Chalan, the peruvian restaurant near GWU on I St.  If folks are around come by to say by...