Immersion Seminar 29: The Art of Colgadas

Date: Thursday, September 13 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Location: H95 Raum für Kultur, Horburgstrasse 95, 4057 Basel Switzerland
Level: for Advanced dancers only
Teachers: Michelle Marsidi + Joachim Dietiker
Group size: maximum 20 couples
Price:  390 CHF per person

In this seminar we will share all our tips and tricks for how to create out-of-axis colgadas in an easy, secure and fun way.  We welcome advanced-level dancers who have never studied colgadas before, as well as students who already have some experience with colgadas.   

Some highlights we will explore:

  • Preparation of the body and use of body weight
  • Connection, communication and active response
  • Creating, maintaining and controlling energy and dynamic
  • Linear and circular colgadas
  • Variations for entering and exiting colgadas
  • Colgadas in combination with other tango elements

Timetable

During the 4 days, the 16 hours of class are usually organized like this:

Day 1
16:30-18:30 Part 1 (2 hours)
18:30-20:30 Dinner Break (2 hours)
20:30-22:30 Part 2 (2 hours)

Day 2 & 3
14:00-16:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
16:00-17:00 Mid-Afternoon Break (1 hour)
17:00-19:00 Part 2 (2 hours)

Day 4
11:00-13:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break (1 hour)
14:00-16:00 Part 2 (2 hours)

Basel, Switzerland

Rathaus, by Anders Sandberg

Rathaus, by Anders Sandberg

Accommodation

Basel is at the "Dreiländereck", the "Tripoint" where Switzerland, Germany and France meet. We have curated for you a list of hotels and B&Bs located in Basel and nearby in France and Germany.  These are our recommendations.

 

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