Ladies Tango Meeting | London Sep 2016


Thu, 15 Sep 2016, 00:00
ends Sun, 18 Sep, 00:00


, UK



We are happy to present the second edition of LADIES TANGO MEETING in LONDON | 15-19 September 2016
Weekend fully dedicated and especially designed to the Lady in Tango.
Organized by Raquel Greenberg Tango Academy
Leading Maestras:
Guest Fashion Designer: Joan Ferran

The long weekend will propose workshops with various thematic and with a twist plus other enjoyable and fun activities Ladies oriented!

About Natalia:
Natalia start dancing Tango at the age of 5 years. Student of Graciela Gonzalez and Carlos, her father, she moved to Italy 10 years ago to teach Tango and perform in major theater stages worldwide. Founder of Rome Tango Festival, owner and artistic director of the School “La Gardel” in Rome.

OPENING NIGHT – TANGO ART and FASHION @ La Divina MilongaTHURSDAY September 15th | 18:30-midnight
Classes and Milonga till Midnight with DJ Beto

18:30-19:30 Beginners Class
19:30-21:00 Intermediate: Figures to use in rythmic tangos for the dance floor
21:00-Midnight – Milonga / Dj Beto

FASHION by Joan Ferran:
~Fashion Show
~Tango Shoes & Clothes Collection Display
~Live Fabric painting inspiration

FRIDAY September 16th | 19:30-21:00 @ YMCA
Workshop 1 – Balance/ Natalia & Raquel
Quality of “pisada”, axes and “abrazo”
Studying the axes on heels
How to use your feet
Connection with the floor and energy
Projection of the “Abrazo” use of arms during the dance.

SATURDAY September 17th @ YMCA 13:30-18:00
13:30-14:45 Workshops 2
Forward Pivot/ Natalia

Dissociation, spiral movement, pivot
Ochos forward (different types).
Boleos forward
Entrance to Giro from Forward Ocho

15:00-16:15 Workshop 3
Back Pivot/ Natalia

Dissociation, spiral movement, pivot
Ochos back (different types)
Boleos back
Entrance to Giro from Back Ocho

16:30-18:00 Workshop 4
Study of the Giro: different positions and dynamics
/ Raquel & Natalia

Decorations with the free leg, on the pivot and on lines
Combination of Giros and decorations
We will use Boleo forward and back with embellishments

SUNDAY September 18th @ Swiss Cottage 14:00-19:00
14:00-15:30 Workshop 5
All about MILONGA/ Raquel
Technique of “Traspie”
Small and fast ochos
Speed of legs
Stylish your footwork and decorations for milonga

15:30-17:00 Workshop 6
SOLO ADORNOS/ Raquel & Natalia
The cherry on top of the cake – expressive feet and legs – embelishments for any moment – How, when and where with musicality.

17:00-19:00 – Ladies Talk-Tea Time-Fashion
at our Private Studio/ Chill out after workshops
~Talk – “I have a question for you” – ask and discuss everything you wonder about – the milonga scene, the dance itself, the social, the professional side or else…
~Tea Time – Surprise rewarding menue
~Fashion – Shoes and Clothes Display for sale

LA DIVINA: 5 Rossmore Road, NW1 6NJ
Maryelbone tube
YMCA: 112 great russell street, WC1B 3NQ
Tottenham court road tube
SWISS COTTAGE: 19 Winchester Road, NW3 3NG
exit 2 swiss cottage tube

Private lessons with Raquel & Natalia available
To book:


Top Tango dress renowned designer, will accompany us for a week including the ladies weekend. A unique collection of outfits for Milonga and a bit more will be presented for sale at La Divina on Thursday and at our other workshop locations during the weekend.


Between Ladies who attend 4-6 workshops there will be a Raffle with winner announced on Saturday night:

Win a dress specially designed and tailored by Joan Ferran with painted fabric by J.F. LIVE on Thursday at La Divina.

*We highly recommend to take all the workshops for best progressive results and understanding

BOOK ONLINE look for discounted Full Pass