Annual DC Tango Weekend

DCTW 2016 logo heartFEBRUARY 10th, 11th & 12th, 2017

Congratulations to the warmest Tango festivity of Washington, DC. This festival takes place yearly on the second weekend of February and it promises to heat up the winter in Washington, DC metro area. It is an exciting event with unique opportunities to learn from great masters of Tango, to perform at the ” Tribute to the Tango dancer showcase” , to compete on our  “Amateur Salon” Argentine Tango competition,  to cheer for your favorite amateur dancer, to dance with great dancers that travel to learn from these great masters, to enjoy this event formal live music milongas, and to watch some inspiring professional Tango demonstrations.

Shall we dance? Live Music? Competition? What about a Tango show? More Dancing? Custom made Tango Shoes? Do you want to learn? Tango fashion? We have it all.

The DC Tango Weekend is coming … Get ready for the hottest Tango event of the DC Metropolitan winter! Celebrating its 11 years of awesome dancing.

Hosted at Forever Dancing Ballroom

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Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers!
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, PRACTILONGA, PRIVATE LESSONS & PERFORMANCES at our MONTHLY MILONGA at Forever Dancing Ballroom.
Argentine Tango Instructors, Choreographer, and Performers ROSALIA GASSO & ALEJANDRO BARRIENTOS are back to visit us again at our studio Forever Dancing Ballroom with Workshops on Sat, Sep 10th & 11th with a Special Performance at our Monthly "La Divina " Milonga Party Sat, Sep 10th. They will also be available for Private Lessons starting Tuesday, Sep. 6th to Sunday, Sep 11th.
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Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers! UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, PRACTILONGA, PRIVATE LESSONS & PERFORMANCES at our MONTHLY MILONGA. Argentine Tango Instructors, Choreographer, and Performers Rosalia Gasso & Alejandro Barrientos are back to visit us again at our studio with Workshops on Sat, Sep 10th & 11th with a Special Performance at our Monthly "La Divina " Milonga Party Sat, Sep 10th. They will also be available for Private Lessons starting Tuesday, Sep. 6th to Sunday, Sep 11th. ______________________________________________ WORKSHOPS, MILONGA & PRACTILONGA SCHEDULE: SATURDAY, SEP 10TH, 2016 7:00-8:30PM TURNS & CONTRA TURNS: Technique & Sequences All levels Working on creative sequences: Having fun!. Playing with the legs. Combination using some tools. 9:00-12:00AM “LA DIVINA” MILONGA & PERFORMANCE. Join us for our Monthly Argentine Tango Milonga with the best tango tunes by DJ and Instructor Fabio Bonini. Performance by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos at 10PM _____________________________________________ SUNDAY, SEP 11TH, 2016 12:00-1:30pm ENROSQUES, PLANEOS & BOLEOS. Technique & Sequences. All levels for Followers and Leaders Working with some Embellishments. Enrosques and Planeos for the pista for poise and balance and the beauty of Boleos Sequences. 1:30-3:30pm AFTERNOON PRACTILONGA Supervised by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos. We look forward to dancing with you, whether you are a beginner, or a regular at our practicas, please join us! We will have fabulous tango music imported directly from Buenos Aires. Our Practilonga combines the best of a Milonga and a Practica. It’s a place to practice and a great excuse for a party! Practice steps you learned in class/workshop, ask a friend to show you something new, or just dance the afternoon away to an awesome tango selection. The practice will be supervised by our Buenos Aires Guest Instructors Rosalia Gasso & Alejandro Barrientos. We provide water, refreshments and snacks. 3:30-5:00pm SACADAS & COLGADAS:Technique & Sequences Intermediate/Advanced Working on challenge advanced sequences: Special Sacadas to look unique. Colgadas for the dance floor. _______________________________________ PRICES: $35.00 per One Workshop per person $60.00 per Two Workshops per person. $90.00 per Three Workshops per person. $8.00 for Supervised Practicalonga, $5.00 for students taking workshops. $14.00 for "La Divina" Milonga _______________________________________ To REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar, foreverdancing.zenplanner.com/zenplanner/portal/sign-up-now.cfm, scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest and follow the instructions to Sign-in to the system. _______________________________________ PRIVATE LESSONS Rosalia and Alejandro will be available for Private Lessons starting Tuesday, September 6th to Sunday, September 11th, 2016 $125.00 per 1hr private lesson with one instructor of your choice or $150.00 for both Instructors. Must be paid when booked. For available times or to make your appointment, E-mail jennifer@foreverdancing.com RSVP on our Facebook Event Page by clicking HERE! ________________________________________ BIOGRAPHY Their love and passion for the culture, music, and poetry of tango shines through at every moment, and is highly infectious! They are members of the permanent cast of the highly prestigious tango show at the “Esquina Homero Manzi”, and regularly teach tango at all levels at various locations in Buenos Aires, including the well-known “Escuela Argentina de Tango”, “Centro Cultural San Martin” y “Centro Cultural Recoleta”.They were selected to dance with very well re owned dance companies as the critically-aclaimed “Tanguera” by Mora Godoy, “Entre Borges y Piazzola” by Juan Carlos Copes” and also they were summoned by the “Opera House” of the “Colón Theatre” to join the cast of “Maria de Buenos Aires” opera by Horacio Ferrer and Piazzola.They participated in many Tango Festivals all over the world performing on the same stage with such artists as Alberto Podesta, Adriana Varela, María Graña, Orquesta El Arranque, Horacio Ferrer, Leo Sujatovich, Estrella Morente, Javier Calamaro, Susana Rinaldi and more.In 2009, they choreographed and organized their own tango show, and took more than 14 dancers and a complete tango orchestra on tour in Korea with great success.At the present, their alternate shows along with his company “Tango Shock” at prestigious hotels, halls and venues of the Federal Capital inside and outside the country.During all their tours, Rosalia and Alejandro have given classes and workshops capitalizing on their extensive experience as dancers and teachers. Their classes are legendary for their clear style, their highly effective instruction, and for being just plain fun with dynamic and organic techniques.

Sep 10 & 11th- Argentine Tango Workshops, Privates & Performance with Alejandro Barrientos and Rosalia Gasso at Forever Dancing Ballroom

September 10, 2016, 7:00pm - September 11, 2016, 4:00pm

Forever Dancing L.L.C.

Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers! UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, PRACTILONGA, PRIVATE LESSONS & PERFORMANCES at our MONTHLY MILONGA. Argentine Tango Instructors, Choreographer, and Performers Rosalia Gasso & Alejandro Barrientos are back to visit us again at our studio with Workshops on Sat, Sep 10th & 11th with a Special Performance at our Monthly "La Divina " Milonga Party Sat, Sep 10th. They will also be available for Private Lessons starting Tuesday, Sep. 6th to Sunday, Sep 11th. ______________________________________________ WORKSHOPS, MILONGA & PRACTILONGA SCHEDULE: SATURDAY, SEP 10TH, 2016 7:00-8:30PM TURNS & CONTRA TURNS: Technique & Sequences All levels Working on creative sequences: Having fun!. Playing with the legs. Combination using some tools. 9:00-12:00AM “LA DIVINA” MILONGA & PERFORMANCE. Join us for our Monthly Argentine Tango Milonga with the best tango tunes by DJ and Instructor Fabio Bonini. Performance by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos at 10PM _____________________________________________ SUNDAY, SEP 11TH, 2016 12:00-1:30pm ENROSQUES, PLANEOS & BOLEOS. Technique & Sequences. All levels for Followers and Leaders Working with some Embellishments. Enrosques and Planeos for the pista for poise and balance and the beauty of Boleos Sequences. 1:30-3:30pm AFTERNOON PRACTILONGA Supervised by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos. We look forward to dancing with you, whether you are a beginner, or a regular at our practicas, please join us! We will have fabulous tango music imported directly from Buenos Aires. Our Practilonga combines the best of a Milonga and a Practica. It’s a place to practice and a great excuse for a party! Practice steps you learned in class/workshop, ask a friend to show you something new, or just dance the afternoon away to an awesome tango selection. The practice will be supervised by our Buenos Aires Guest Instructors Rosalia Gasso & Alejandro Barrientos. We provide water, refreshments and snacks. 3:30-5:00pm SACADAS & COLGADAS:Technique & Sequences Intermediate/Advanced Working on challenge advanced sequences: Special Sacadas to look unique. Colgadas for the dance floor. _______________________________________ PRICES: $35.00 per One Workshop per person $60.00 per Two Workshops per person. $90.00 per Three Workshops per person. $8.00 for Supervised Practicalonga, $5.00 for students taking workshops. $14.00 for "La Divina" Milonga _______________________________________ To REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar, foreverdancing.zenplanner.com/zenplanner/portal/sign-up-now.cfm, scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest and follow the instructions to Sign-in to the system. _______________________________________ PRIVATE LESSONS Rosalia and Alejandro will be available for Private Lessons starting Tuesday, September 6th to Sunday, September 11th, 2016 $125.00 per 1hr private lesson with one instructor of your choice or $150.00 for both Instructors. Must be paid when booked. For available times or to make your appointment, E-mail jennifer@foreverdancing.com RSVP on our Facebook Event Page by clicking HERE! ________________________________________ BIOGRAPHY Their love and passion for the culture, music, and poetry of tango shines through at every moment, and is highly infectious! They are members of the permanent cast of the highly prestigious tango show at the “Esquina Homero Manzi”, and regularly teach tango at all levels at various locations in Buenos Aires, including the well-known “Escuela Argentina de Tango”, “Centro Cultural San Martin” y “Centro Cultural Recoleta”.They were selected to dance with very well re owned dance companies as the critically-aclaimed “Tanguera” by Mora Godoy, “Entre Borges y Piazzola” by Juan Carlos Copes” and also they were summoned by the “Opera House” of the “Colón Theatre” to join the cast of “Maria de Buenos Aires” opera by Horacio Ferrer and Piazzola.They participated in many Tango Festivals all over the world performing on the same stage with such artists as Alberto Podesta, Adriana Varela, María Graña, Orquesta El Arranque, Horacio Ferrer, Leo Sujatovich, Estrella Morente, Javier Calamaro, Susana Rinaldi and more.In 2009, they choreographed and organized their own tango show, and took more than 14 dancers and a complete tango orchestra on tour in Korea with great success.At the present, their alternate shows along with his company “Tango Shock” at prestigious hotels, halls and venues of the Federal Capital inside and outside the country.During all their tours, Rosalia and Alejandro have given classes and workshops capitalizing on their extensive experience as dancers and teachers. Their classes are legendary for their clear style, their highly effective instruction, and for being just plain fun with dynamic and organic techniques.

Join Us for New Series of Argentine Tango group Lessons taught at Forever Dancing Ballroom, every Tuesday starting at 6:45pm. For more information on times and material review go to www.foreverdancing.com/tangoarg.html You can register Online, by Phone (703)798-1071 or in person. ... See MoreSee Less

Join Us for New Series of Argentine Tango group Lessons taught at Forever Dancing Ballroom, every Tuesday starting at 6:45pm. For more information on times and material review go to www.foreverdancing.com/tangoarg.html You can register Online, by Phone (703)824-3555 or in person.

FREE FAMILY TANGO CONCERT!

Friday, June 17
7 PM
Minnie Howard Auditorium
3801 W Braddock Road
Alexandria VA 22302

featuring
QuinTango
with
Emmanuel Trifilio, bandoneon

Finale featuring the
ACPS StringTango Orchestra

Enjoy thisFREE hour-long testament to tango's ageless appeal. I know you love QuinTango -- and nothing inspires young people or seniors or parents like the sight of young musicians on stage playing their hearts out. You'll hear Washington's leading bandoneonist, a wonderful group of young string players -- and you get a free QuinTango concert! Parking is easy -- two free lots, one on either end of the school.
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We are going to learn and dance Brazilian Dances with native Brazilian dancers in the magic island of Florianopolis, Brazil. We are also going to explore the exotic island and the exquisite food prepared by Brazilian international Cheffs. Most of all we are going to have a lot of FUN!

Dancing Trip to Floripa, Brazil 2016

April 19, 2016, 9:00am - April 25, 2016, 3:00pm

Forever Dancing L.L.C.

We are going to learn and dance Brazilian Dances with native Brazilian dancers in the magic island of Florianopolis, Brazil. We are also going to explore the exotic island and the exquisite food prepared by Brazilian international Cheffs. Most of all we are going to have a lot of FUN!

SAVE THE DATE! and Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers!
JUNIOR CERVILA and GUADALUPE GARCIA are going to be back visiting at Forever Dancing Ballroom, they will be teaching two Argentine Tango Workshops, Supervising a Practilonga and Teaching Privates from Sun May 22nd until Wed May 25th, e-mail jennifer@foreverdancing.com for schedule availability and booking.
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Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers! ______________________________________________ WORKSHOPS: 12:00-1:30pm VOLCADAS & COLGADAS: Technique & Sequences All Levels Volcadas and Colgadas are both forms of off-axis leaning movements in Argentine Tango. This workshop is aiming to explore the technique for Colgadas & Volcadas focusing on the details, the common mistakes, the right dynamics and style of movement. We will start from the basic concept of these off axis moves and we will cover more complicated ones. The workshop will be taught by Guadalupe Garcia and Junior Cervila. 1:30-3:30pm AFTERNOON PRACTILONGA Supervised by Guadalupe Garcia and Junior Cervila We look forward to dancing with you, whether you are a beginner, or a regular at our practicas, please join us! We will have fabulous tango music imported directly from Buenos Aires. Our Practilonga combines the best of a Milonga and a Practica. It’s a place to practice and a great excuse for a party! Practice steps you learned in class/workshop, ask a friend to show you something new, or just dance the afternoon away to an awesome tango selection. The practice will be supervised by our Buenos Aires Guest Instructors Junior Cervila & Guadalupe Garcia. We provide water, refreshments and snacks. 3:30-5:00pm-SACADAS & GANCHOS: Technique & Sequences Intermediate/Advanced SACADAS – leg displacements & GANCHOS - leg hooks Exploring the mechanics of different types of Sacadas, in cross & parallel system, at different moments, different rhythms and adapting each possibility to dance these on the social dance floor. We will also combine these sacadas with gauchos analyzing the followers technique necessary to realize a fluid gancho, focussing on the grounding of the supporting leg in order to get more freedom in the free one. All this to the music and always respecting the line of dance. _______________________________________ PRICES: $35.00 per One Workshop per person $60.00 per Two Workshops per person. $8.00 for Supervised Practicalonga, $5.00 for students taking workshops. _______________________________________ To REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar, foreverdancing.zenplanner.com/zenplanner/portal/sign-up-now.cfm, scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest and follow the instructions to Sign-in to the system. _______________________________________ PRIVATE LESSONS $150 for a 50-minute lesson. Must be paid when booked. For available times or to make your appointment, E-mail jennifer@foreverdancing.com RSVP on our Facebook Event Page by clicking HERE! _______________________________________ BIOGRAPHY: Junior Cervila y Guadalupe Garcia. Junior Cervila is considered a Latin “Gene Kelly” by the New York press. He is a very experienced choreographer and instructor and is recognized for his creative tango styling, his intricate footwork, as well as his dance versatility. Junior has been choreographic assistant to tango legend, Juan Carlos Copes, and his performances have been seen worldwide on Argentinian television, on stage (Broadway’s “Tango Argentino”), on tour (most notably with JJu y Guada1ulio Iglesias) and on screen (“Tango”, nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign film, 1999). Now dancing with Guadalupe Garcia they form one of the most explosive tango couples in the world. Here is one of their performances in Moscow: youtu.be/u9uoqwMBaX4

Sunday, May 22nd-Argentine Tango Workshop & Practilonga w/JUNIOR CERVILA and GUADALUPE GARCIA at Forever Dancing Ballroom

May 22, 2016, 12:00pm - May 22, 2016, 4:00pm

Forever Dancing L.L.C.

Don’t miss the chance to learn with these great teachers and performers! ______________________________________________ WORKSHOPS: 12:00-1:30pm VOLCADAS & COLGADAS: Technique & Sequences All Levels Volcadas and Colgadas are both forms of off-axis leaning movements in Argentine Tango. This workshop is aiming to explore the technique for Colgadas & Volcadas focusing on the details, the common mistakes, the right dynamics and style of movement. We will start from the basic concept of these off axis moves and we will cover more complicated ones. The workshop will be taught by Guadalupe Garcia and Junior Cervila. 1:30-3:30pm AFTERNOON PRACTILONGA Supervised by Guadalupe Garcia and Junior Cervila We look forward to dancing with you, whether you are a beginner, or a regular at our practicas, please join us! We will have fabulous tango music imported directly from Buenos Aires. Our Practilonga combines the best of a Milonga and a Practica. It’s a place to practice and a great excuse for a party! Practice steps you learned in class/workshop, ask a friend to show you something new, or just dance the afternoon away to an awesome tango selection. The practice will be supervised by our Buenos Aires Guest Instructors Junior Cervila & Guadalupe Garcia. We provide water, refreshments and snacks. 3:30-5:00pm-SACADAS & GANCHOS: Technique & Sequences Intermediate/Advanced SACADAS – leg displacements & GANCHOS - leg hooks Exploring the mechanics of different types of Sacadas, in cross & parallel system, at different moments, different rhythms and adapting each possibility to dance these on the social dance floor. We will also combine these sacadas with gauchos analyzing the followers technique necessary to realize a fluid gancho, focussing on the grounding of the supporting leg in order to get more freedom in the free one. All this to the music and always respecting the line of dance. _______________________________________ PRICES: $35.00 per One Workshop per person $60.00 per Two Workshops per person. $8.00 for Supervised Practicalonga, $5.00 for students taking workshops. _______________________________________ To REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar, foreverdancing.zenplanner.com/zenplanner/portal/sign-up-now.cfm, scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest and follow the instructions to Sign-in to the system. _______________________________________ PRIVATE LESSONS $150 for a 50-minute lesson. Must be paid when booked. For available times or to make your appointment, E-mail jennifer@foreverdancing.com RSVP on our Facebook Event Page by clicking HERE! _______________________________________ BIOGRAPHY: Junior Cervila y Guadalupe Garcia. Junior Cervila is considered a Latin “Gene Kelly” by the New York press. He is a very experienced choreographer and instructor and is recognized for his creative tango styling, his intricate footwork, as well as his dance versatility. Junior has been choreographic assistant to tango legend, Juan Carlos Copes, and his performances have been seen worldwide on Argentinian television, on stage (Broadway’s “Tango Argentino”), on tour (most notably with JJu y Guada1ulio Iglesias) and on screen (“Tango”, nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign film, 1999). Now dancing with Guadalupe Garcia they form one of the most explosive tango couples in the world. Here is one of their performances in Moscow: youtu.be/u9uoqwMBaX4