ArTS of Greater Washington

Argentine Tango School [ArTS] of Greater Washington
5624 Randolph Rd
Rockville, MD 20852

The following is the general program offered.  Please check the calendar pages, Facebook, and the organizer for the most current schedule and topics being covered.  Unless indicated otherwise, all classes are offered by Eddy Hernandez.

Dear students and tangueros/as of Greater Washington,

First of all, thank you very much to all of you that showed up last Friday at MIlonga El Yeite to celebrate my birthday. It was so much fun and you all made me so happy! Secondly, I want to highlight, that last Wednesday, I started a new series of Vals (Tango-waltz) and Milonga. These two courses are progressive, so try not to miss any class to learn everything you need to know to dance Milonga and Vals properly. 

Starting this week, the entrance for our Wednesday's practica will be $5 for all our regular students and $10 for non students. Feel free to BYOW! 

On Friday, January 25th, we will celebrate the second anniversary of our school. It will be a very special Milonga, with live music by Da Capo Tango Orchestra and a surprise show. Make your reservations in advance and come to join us for another great night of Tango among friends!  $20.  Reservations at 727-510-8329.

The schedule for this week is the following:

Monday, January 14th,  

7:30 PM,  Tango for Advanced Beginners, "Beyond the basics" (This class is directed to people with knowledge of the basics of Tango)

8:30 PM,  Tango in Depth, "Technique for couples. Body language, connection, communication, axis, levels of energy and dynamics of the movements" INT./ADV
* not partner is required

Prices: One class $20, both classes $36

Tuesday, January 15th,

8 - 9:30 PM, Performance class for showcase group

Price: $25 pp

Wednesday, January 16th,  

7:30 PM, New Series! Tango-waltz (Vals) "Musicality, timing and basic moves in Vals", Adv. Beginners/Intermediate

8:30 PM, New Series! Milonga class, Mixing milonga lisa and milonga traspie"  Adv. Beginners/Intermediate

9:30 - 11:30 PM, open practica "Pa' Milonguear"

Prices: One class $20, both classes $36, only practica $10 ($5 for all our regular students)

* Practica is open to everyone, so you don't need to be a student of our school to attend the practica, just come and practice as much you want.

Thursday, January 17th,

7:30 PM, Tango Beginners, "Fundamentals and basics" Level 1

8:30 PM, Musicality, "Understanding how the dancers should phrase and inter-prate the music while they are dancing. Strong beat, off beat, pause, silence, rhythmic base, melody, adagio, variation, ending. How to dance different orchestras and f 
inding the right moves for each part of the song" INT./ADV.

Prices: $20 per class 

Friday, January 18th,     

8:15 PM - 9:30 PM, Advance Tango, "Sequences for the social dance" INT./ADV.   
9:30 PM - 2:00 AM, Milonga El Yeite,
                                  Dj Eddy   
                                  Wine, snacks, fruits, cookies and coffee included.
Class $20, Milonga $15, class + Milonga $30 

Saturday, January 19th, New Intensive Workshop! 

2:00 to 4:00 PM, Advanced Tango from Traditional to Nuevo, "One hour of advanced technique for close embrace and one hour of advanced combinations mixing technique and moves from tango nuevo and traditional tango"  

PRICE: $35.00

I want to thank all of you in advance for your support and for your friendship, and I would appreciate if you help me keep the ball rolling and spread the word among your tanguero/a friends in the area. Please, feel free to forward them this email.  

Eddy Hernandez  
International Master of Argentine Tango

Eddy Hernandez, is an international teacher of Argentine Tango, teaching and performing around the World for 26 years, raised in the Milongas of Buenos Aires. He had the privilege of learning directly from some of the most famous Tango Masters in history such Antonio Todaro, Pepito Avellaneda, Raul Bravo, Mingo Pugliese and many others just to name some of them. Eddy is a very clear instructor, he has developed his own teaching program called “Intensive Tango Training” focused on technique, musicality and body language. Eddy is also choreographer, producer and director of theater productions and dinner shows. 

For more info. call me at 727-510 8329;

Updated January 13, 2019