PDX Tango is pleased to welcome Cecilia Piccinni and Ricardo Biggeri to Portland August 9 - 15, 2016. They will be performing at milongas, teaching workshops, and offering private lessons. Don't miss your chance to study with these wonderful dancers and seasoned milongueros from the heart of Argentina!
Private lessons are available with either instructor for $100 per hour or both for $160 per hour. Register for classes or request to schedule a lesson with this handy button:
Tuesday 8/9: BAAM welcomes Cecilia and Ricardo to Portland!
Alberta Abbey: 126 NE Alberta St.
7:30pm - 8:30pm Special class - Walking displacement movements. Style, connection and possibilities.
Demo at 10:30pm
8:30pm - 12am Milonga
DJ & Host: Dominic
- Entrée: $10
Earlybird (before 9pm) / students: $8
Class: $10 / class + milonga: $15
Wednesday 8/10: Guided Práctica @ Tango Berretín (6305 SE Foster Rd.) 12pm - 2pm
Mate Y Tango Talk @ (1744 NE 45th Ave.) 7pm - 9:30pm
- Come get to know Cecilia Piccinni and Ricardo Biggeri over yerba mate and food!
- Potluck style house party!
- Bring your friends and your favorite food and drinks!
Thursday 8/11: Workshop + Guided Práctica @ Alberta Abbey
7:30pm - 8:45pm Workshop - Advancing and amplifying improvisation for sacadas
8:45pm - 10pm Guided Práctica
- wksp: $25 / students: $15 — includes práctica
Friday 8/12: BAAM Special Edition @ Alberta Abbey
7:30pm - 8:45pm Workshop - Tango Milonguero steps for the social dance floor
Milonga - 2am
DJ Ricardo Biggeri
Performance by Cecilia and Ricardo
Small plates and fresh donuts by Jacob Tolbert. BYOB.
workshop $25 / milonga $15 / wksp + milonga $30
students: workshop $15 / milonga $10
Saturday 8/13: Workshops @ Alberta Abbey
12:00 - 3:00pm Follower's Technique Seminar with Cecilia
Body awareness and general Tango Technique. Working with three pillars: Bones, Joints and Muscles. The main idea is to work with all our senses to understand the dynamics, express ourselves freely and have a better connection with ourselves and each other. We will improve the quality of our movements with solo and pairs exercises. The sessions will include the following topics: Posture, Center of the body, Connection with the floor, Embrace, Pivots, etc. Please bring comfortable clothes, we will work on the floor and bare foot part of the class.
- Price: $40 / $25 students
3:30pm - 4:45pm Workshop - Linear and circular energies for tango and vals.
Workshop $25 / students: $15
Sunday 8/14: Workshop + Guided Práctica @ Alberta Abbey
7:00pm - 8:30pm Workshop - Communication for different qualities of movement
8:30pm - 10:30pm Guided Práctica
- Workshop $25 / Students $15
- Workshop + Practica $30 / Students $20