Long awaited Maestra Milonguera Alicia Pons is back in DC

Don't Miss the Magic!

Alicia Pons is an internationally renowned dancer and instructor. She is most known for her strongly sensual connection with a partner and beautiful and unique foot play, seamless and elegant. It is usually said, "Alicia's connection with her partner is exquisite, steps are impeccably in the music." Alicia exemplifies communication, connection, and presence in the dance and this is a focus in her teaching for both men and women.





Friday, May 4

1703 Highland Dr. Silver Spring, MD 20910
$30 per workshop or $50 for both

7:00 - 8:15 PM: THE MAGIC OF CONNECTION
Tango is to dance connected with your partner fully, sensually, intimately, to move together, to be in the moment and in the music… we strive for such sensuality in our pursuit of Tango Nirvana… Alicia's got it! Join us to learn how to fall in love... for a tanda, no strings attached!

8:15 - 9:30 PM: FOOTWORK FOR FOLLOWERS
Emphasis on follower's technique to be an equal protagonist in the dance; the mechanics of what makes the dance work in milonguero embrace.

Saturday, May 5

8514 Veterans Hwy, Millersville, MD 21108
$30 per workshop or $50 for both

1:00 - 2:15 PM: INNER AND OUTER CONNECTION IN THE MILONGUERO EMBRACE
• Axis, Posture as related to your own balance
• Embrace, space sharing, lightness of movement together

2:30 - 3:45 PM: INTIMATE DIALOG
• Receiving and returning energy, concept of a "cylinder"
• Floor navigation, linear and circular

Sunday, May 6

8514 Veterans Hwy, Millersville, MD 21108
$30 per workshop or $50 for both

1:00 - 2:15 PM: ENERGY
• Gradual release of energy, interplay of energy in movement, body as a "resonance box"
• Levels of energy dynamics in Vals, ease of moving as one, in the music

2:30 - 3:45 PM: DANCING TO DIFFERENT ORCHESTRAS
"Cadencia" in music theory is "a falling," a harmonic or melodic configuration that leads to resolution. Timing of one's movement while intimately connected to a milonguero(a), in sync with the music, will be explored. Alicia will help you interpret the wealth of golden age classic Tango orchestras.

Join us at O'Brien's milonga to practice, dine, and dance!



Entire package of group classes is $150, pre-paid

Alicia is available for a limited number of private lessons.
Please contact Eugenia at Eugenia.Park@gmail.com or 301-346-5079 to register, with questions.


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