Celia Blanco is an important person in tango world and the only woman from tango scene of Buenos Aires who runs its own dance salon. Her choreographic show performances regularly attract big media interest and numerous spectators. Last December she was chosen to be the “tango woman 2008”. It is always a pleasure to attend classes of this charming lady, lots of dancers have already benefited from her large dance experience and intelligible methods. You will learn an elegant and vigorous style in her classes.
Veronica Palacios & Omar Quiroga
Veronica and Omar fell under the spell of tango 13 years ago and have been part of the milonga ever since. They performed in numerous tango shows and have danced in all the most prestigious dancefloors in Argentina and worldwide. They have been teaching and performing at festivals in Russia; Latvia; Spain; Germany; Italy; Brasil; Venezuela; France; Uruguay; China and Lebanon. Recently they played the starring roles in the film TANGUERO, an italo-argentine production opening this coming April in Italy. Their unique style combines the salon heritage with a modern touch of tango fantasia, where graceful elegance and sensuality are serving a respectful interpretation of the individual fashions which differentiate tango orchestras. When teaching, they aim to convey the importance of communication within the couple, where the essential is not visual, but an intimate sensation inherited from the old milongueros. Veronica and Omar will show you how to achieve a perfect complicity between the dancing partners, allowing the follower to express his feelings in pair with the leader. But they will also show you how to have fun respecting the distinctive style of each different orchestra.
"Pancho" Martinez Pey and Lorena Ermocida
On a fundamental dance training have access to both Pancho and Lorena. He is a trained folk dancer, she studied ballet and contemporary dance. With the tango they are connected from an early age. They are both representative of the generation who were taught by the old, great masters of the tango. With this base they started their tango career and became milestones in the milongas and on stage. They both worked in the biggest shows as a solo dancer and represented the Argentine Tango around the world also on tango festivals. Lorena toured 9 years, with her then partner Osvaldo Zotto, as a dancer on Julio Iglesias show through the world. Pancho was a soloist in shows like Tanguera and worked with Mora Godoy and Carlos Copello. For two years they dance together. Their dance style can be described as powerful and elegant.
Ernesto Balmaceda & Stella Baez
Both exude the pure joy of dancing! The elegantly-sophisticated Tango de Salón inspired dancers in the world and makes them popular guest teachers at festivals. The harmony with the partners and the dedication to the music is their trademark. Or, to put it in their own words: "When we dance tango, we think of a love melody: Do the partners our hearts." In their teaching they provide free improvisation, which is based on sound basic techniques. This revived the volatile relationship between dancers and dancer and also looks good from the outside, sometimes even spectacular from.
Solange Chapperon & Rodrigo Fonti
Solange is a reference for the new generation of dancers and teachers of tango. She combine the traditional tango with the fantasy of the tango Nuevo, developing her own style: the Tango Salón Moderno. With her numerous projects on stage, tango shows and theater productions they achieved great recognition in the international tango scene, enthusing the public again and again. Her teaching focuses on the connection as a couple, on dancing as a form of communication and social experience. With her soberness and elegance, and their solid and effective way of teaching they are among the best.