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Tango Workshops in Atlanta with Tate Di Chiazza & Karen Jaffe

October 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 pm UTC

Please join us in welcoming back to Atlanta Tate Di Chiazza & Karen Jaffe! It will be another fabulous learning opportunity!
Workshops are offered on Saturday & Sunday Oct 19 & 20.


North Atlanta Dance Academy (aka NADA)
10700 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30022

Saturday October 19th
Gather and Check-in 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Intensive Turn Seminar –
Turn your World Around 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Potluck Social Break 4:30
Tango Enrichment Seminar 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 20th
Understanding Sacadas 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Creating Circular Boleos 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Extended time Intensive Seminar “Turn your World Around”
The turn in Tango is a fundamental movement that we use in every tango we dance! To execute a turn with refined and clean technique opens up an entire world of possibilities that exist inside the turn, such as, steps within the steps or between the steps. You will explore in depth techniques to solidify your turns, and to start to look deeper for the gems inside.

Potluck Gathering
We will gather for refreshments and seating prior to the start of the Tango Enrichment Seminar.

Tango Enrichment Seminar – Taste of Argentina
You’ll fall in love with tango even more after this fascinating multi-media presentation of the cultural origin of tango and its evolution. Karen and Tate use recorded dialogue, photos, video, live performance and interaction to reveal the most important aspects in tango’s history to dancers. The ‘story of tango’ told in this way, helps dancers to embody the pure and essential essence of tango. In addition, Tate will have his bandoneon and will engage us in an interesting, up close and personal discussion and demonstration of the musical instrument that produces the notoriously soulful sound in Argentina’s music. Bring your questions for discussion afterwards. You will certainly take home a taste of Argentina that will deepen your appreciation for tango. NOT TO BE MISSED!!

PLEASE NOTE FOOD AND BEVERAGE DETAILS FOR SATURDAY POTLUCK … FOOD: Please bring with you a tasty finger food to share. Due to the studio setting, snacks should be simplistic, non-messy items such as appetizers, dips, snacks, cheese, fruit, nuts, sweets, etc. in a self contained dish. *Look for our helpers when you arrive and they will help store food items while workshops are in session. BEVERAGE: There is a water fountain on premises. Bring a water bottle to refill during classes and bring whatever else you’d like to drink at the Potluck. (beer & wine are fine).

“Understanding Sacadas”
Technique, timing and possibilities to create the illusion of this “cutting” step, safely and comfortably on a social dance floor.

“Creating Circular Boleos”
The “whip” effect. How to create a natural exchange of energy; with techniques and exploration that will apply to different moments resulting in a boleo.

We will follow the local Milonga tango calendar for Atlanta on this special weekend.
“La Milonga de Oscar” Saturday Evening. 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
$10 Cover. Light Refreshments included. Daza Dance Buckhead /Upstairs – 3230 Peachtree Rd – Atlanta, GA 30305
“Milonga Apres Diem” Sunday evening. 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
$10 Cover. Go early to dine. Menu with great food. Apres Diem Restaurant 931 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Efforts in co-registration (1 leader, 1 follower) among participants enrolling will help insure balanced gender for the event. Please let other dancers know and get both leaders and followers involved.

Use this link to secure enrollment.

Make selection and make payment via PayPal online. If other payment arrangements are needed, contact Tina for details regarding cash in person, check by mail, or using the Venmo Phone App. SUBMIT PAYMENT BY October 1st for the Best Price!

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The full pass includes all workshops on Saturday and Sunday, the enrichment presentation, the practica and the potluck social. Take advantage of early pricing and full package rates! Although all workshops can be taken independently, we encourage full registration, for full benefit of this progressive, in depth immersion.

$125 Individual Registration.
$230 Two people/Co-Registration (1 lead/ 1 follow)

$90 Individual Registration.
$175 Two People/Co-Registration (1 lead/ 1 follow)

$150 Two People/ Co-Registration (1 lead/ 1 follow)
$80 Individual Registration.

Need help or have questions?
Karen Jaffe @ kjtangogypsy@gmail.com
Tina @tinamarie2tango@gmail.com
Text/Call Tina @ 678-469-5005

Available time slots go fast! Schedule ASAP, by contacting Karen> kjtangogypsy@gmail.com or 828-215-1177 text.
Location: Tina’s home studio – Roswell GA.
Cost: [Tate: $100hr, 3hr pkg $250] [Karen: $75hr, 3hr pkg $200] [Both Tate & Karen together: $150hr, 3hr pkg $400]


TATE: Tate Di Chiazza is a visiting international artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since his teens, Tate has studied with the Masters. He has been teaching and performing Argentine Tango in Buenos Aires and has traveled extensively around the world with Tango, both as an instructor and performer. From 2002-2009, he toured with the famous tango show “Tanguera” You can read more about Tate here>

KAREN: Karen Jaffe is the founder of Tango-Gypsies in Asheville, NC. She has been promoting the growth and development of tango dancers and community 20-plus years and actively facilitating and teaching weekly tango classes, holding regular social dances, and organizing dozens of events for community growth and enrichment. She is an advocate of continued personal growth and therefore travels extensively to continue her own tango education. Read more about Karen here>

Thank you all for your support!
It’s gonna be another SUPER Great Weekend !!

Happy dancing and big Hugs!
See you there!!
Tina Marie