Thursday, 30 August 2018

Happy New year! Wishing you all a fabulous year ahead!.




We hope you all had a lovely Christmas time, we are so much looking forward to seeing you all.

Here is our schedule for the new term, group classes in our school resume on Tuesday 8th January 2019.

SHOW & CLASSES in Milongas.
On Saturday 5th January I have been invited to teach with Alan Wallace at La Mariposa, Vauxhall at 7.30pm - 8.45pm.

We hope you can join Guillermo and I at Tango on The Thames, Westminster, on 13th January where we will be teaching and performing. It will be a great New Years get together!. Class at 2pm - 3pm

CLASSES
Weekly classes with Guillermo and Alexandra-

Monday’s from 14th January 2019
7pm -7.45pm Ballet-tone for everyone. £10.00 (fitness & dance package, join this class and tango for just £25).
7.45pm-9pm Tango intermediate level. Starting with a mini technique session/warm-up. I have designed this class with all of you in mind, it is an excellent work-out to strength the whole body, to improve fitness levels, to increase flexibility and alignment.  I have chosen some amazing tracks to dance to.  Please give this session a go, I am sure you will love it and find it a huge benefit to your Tango as I do. Suitable for everyone, no experience or tutu necessary.

Both classes at Oasis Sports Centre, big studio downstairs, 32 Endell st. Entrance on High Holborn, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9AG.

Tuesdays from 8th Jan. all levels Tango at 7.45-9pm.
Ymca, entrance off 184 Tottenham Ln. On Elmfield Ave. Crouch End N8 8SG,

Wednesdays from 9th January 7.15pm -9.45pm we will he teaching each week at The Reading Tango Club at St Luke’s parish Hall, Erliegh Rd, Reading


MILONGA TRIP 
We are also delighted to be teaching at Pavadita, Rutland Ave. Hammersmith, which will be re-opening in January and we are invited to teach, at the earlier time of 6.45pm-7.45pm on Sunday 27th January.

LONDON Tango WEEKENDER
New Years London day of workshops -
On Saturday 26th January we are doing our special day of workshops 12-30-4.30pm at our lovely studio The harringay club
YMCA Harringay Club
Entrance in Ribblesdale Road opposite Hornsey Railway Station
50 Tottenham Lane
Crouch End
London
N8 7EE
For Sat Nav use N8 7EP

With 3 beautifully designed workshops -
12.30-1.45pm
  1. Tango technique in couples working separately Leaders and Followers then piecing together a sequence in couples paying attention to details and musicality.
  2. Tango Vals - 1.50- 3.05pm
  3. Milonga - 3.15- 4.30pm The full package of 3 workshops is £55pp, or one workshop £20 or 2  workshops £36.   PLEASE PRE-BOOK.  Best to book with a partner but not compulsory. 

YORK WEEKEND
We will be teaching in York on a Jive and Tango weekender from 18th-20th January with Revolution Dance - contact - Keith Davies

SHOWS - Tangomotion with the wonderful orchestra Tango Siempre and dancers Guillermo torrens and Alexandra Wood, and Richard Manuel and Paula Duarte. 
An wonderful concert of Tango music and dance - TangoMotion Tour Dates & Tickets - Ents24https://m.ents24.com › tangomotion-1
February 2019 show time!
8th Feb. with Tangomotion in Wales at Theatre Hafren, Newtown. 7.45pm

23rd Feb. We are so excited to finally be performing the show in London 
in Blackheath halls. 7.30pm
Blackheath Halls
23 Lee Road
London SE3 9RQ

HOLIDAYS
Tango Holidays-
If you fancy a spring or summer tango holiday in 2019 We are planning one from 14th May -21st 2019 in Crete for a week!
Or for our summer holiday from 20th August for a week! In the beautiful holiday resort Sitea, Crete.
Places are currently available but they usually sell quickly so please do contact us if you are interest or have questions.
Contact Maria maria_maragaki@hotmail.com  

Please contact us for any further information or for booking our London Tango workshops.

Looking forward to seeing you all very soon!

Happy, healthy New Years wishes.


Much love,

Alexandra & Guillermo

Alexandra Wood
+44 7971 822 341




Winter term starts back from - Tuesday 8th January 2019 at YMCA Crouch End, Wednesday 9th January at Reading Tango Club and Monday 14th January at Oasis Sports Centre for Ballet-tone 7pm and Tango 7.45pm.


Just to let you know that our Spring tango holiday bookings are now open. Crete Tango holiday in Spring from 16th May-23rd May 2019. Book your place now with Maria....... Maria_maragaki@hotmail.com. Places are limited.

Winter term starts back from - Tuesday 8th January 2019 at YMCA Crouch End, Wednesday 9th January at Reading Tango Club and Monday 14th January at Oasis Sports Centre for Ballet-tone 7pm and Tango 7.45pm

Classes weekly -
MONDAYS
Great news, I have secured the big studio in OASIS  for Ballet-tone for Tango dancers at 7pm-7.45pm on Mondays.
This intense class will work on sculpting, stretching, flexibility balance and posture. Suitable for all, excellent for tango dancers or alone as a full body workout.
3 week trial from 10th Sept.
£10 per session or £25 with TANGO class -
-7.45-9pm TANGO
with Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood
Intermediate Tango (from 10th Sept.) at 7.45pm-9pm
at Oasis Sports Centre.
This class includes a 15 min. mini Technique session before working for an hour with a partner.
£18pp.
At-
Oasis Sports Centre, 32 Endell Street entrance on High Holborn, London WC2H 9AG
TUESDAYS
Tuesdays with Guillermo and Alexandra 
General level Tango (beginners welcome).
7.45pm-9pm
The North London YMCA 
184 Tottenham Lane N8 8SG entrance Elmfield Ave Crouch End 
£15.00pp

WEDNESDAYS
7.15pm-9.45pm we will be teaching at Reading Tango Club at St Luke's Parish hall. Erliegh Rd. READING


Ladies technique workshop 
Saturday! 
I will hold these workshops monthly.
1pm-2.30pm
At The HARRINGAY CLUB 
50 Tottenham Lane N8 4EE in front of HORNSEY Overground STN turn left and cross over 2 mins. 12 mins walk from Turnpike lane tube stn.
Bookings - please pre book. hello@alexandrawoodtango.com 
£20

SPECIAL MONDAY CLASS WITH LIVE BANDONEONIST
On Monday 17th September. We are excited to announce live bandoneonist Julian Rowlands will be playing for us at class. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear him play whilst dancing and to help understand how to dance better to the bandoneonist. Working with different orchestras. £20pp.
Please drop in
At OASIS Sports Centre.

ON THE ROAD -

READING TANGO FESTIVAL 
London weekend workshops - date to be announced shortly.

Shows on tour in the UK with TANGO SIEMPRE. Tangomotion-
Tangomusic.co.uk/dates 

Best wishes and big hugs,

Alexandra and Guillermo 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

"Tango, when two people unite in perfect harmony and express through music!"

Ladies Tango Technique workshop in London!
Saturday 4th November 2017 1pm - 2.30pm
Intermediate level - Please pre-book - hello@alexandrawoodtango.com (places limited).
£20.00
Please bring flat and heels.
This workshop is a must have for any female tango dancer wanting to develop her dancing skills. Detailed work on musical embellishments, posture and alignment i the key to any all dancing, excerises to strengthen these. The correct execution of steps!
At The Harringay Club, 50 Tottenham Lane, N10 4EE
infront of Hornsey OG Station, turn Left and cross over.
5 mins from Highbury and Islington Tube stn. change platform to overground
or 2 mins from Finsbury park Station platform 8 on Overground,  2 stops (every 10 mins.)

TECHNIQUE IS THE VEHICLE FOR DEEP EXPRESSION!

Wednesday, 2 November 2011


Isadora Duncan wrote:  "The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul..... This is the truly creative dancer, natural but not imitative."
 
Pamela Brown said:  "Dance can give the inarticulate a voice.