El FLACO DANY – 15/02/2014 – 25/03/2014

news13It is with great pleasure and honor to host Legendary Flaco Dany at our Academy during February and March 2014. I will be teaming up with Dany for all lessons and we guarantee a special inspiring experience.

Looking forward to seeing you, Raquel

Daniel Garcia, known as El Flaco Dany, is an icon for milonga con traspie all over the world. He has been dancing tango for more than 60 years, and has extensive teaching experience of tango salon & milonga in various countries in the last 20 years, many of them in the company of his best friend Carlos Gavito. He is recognized by most tango dancers and aficionados as the best dancer of milonga con “traspie”.

Among his dance partners: Silvina Vals, Natacha Poberaj, Lorena Ermocida etc. Apart from his dance, he conveys the tango culture, essence and evolution. For the last 5 years, he’s been part of the jury in the Tango World Championship.


Saturday February 15th 1:30-4:30pm
Milonga lisa & con traspie
Different types of traspie
Giros, Contragiros in milongas
Composition of the dance & adornos in milongas

£40 per person or £70 per couple

Nuffield Covent Garden Fitness & Wellbeing Centre 9
Endell Street | London WC2H 9SA
Covent Garden Tube

Sunday February 16th (1-6:30pm)
1-2pm Technique for all
2:15-4pm Tango Vals
Turns in chains, sacadas and double time combinations special for Vals.
4-6:30pm Plan B Practica
Practice what you’ve just learned under the watchful eyes of Flaco Dany and Raquel. We will be on the dance floor during the whole practica to answer your questions and correct you

£35 for all day – Technique + Workshop + Practica
£5 only Practica

ISTD2 Dance Studio | 346 Old Street, London EC1V 9NQ
(Exit 3 from old street tube station)

Saturday February 22nd

Milongas Series classes
March 4th,11th,18th,25th – all Tuesdays 8-10pm

In this Series we will cover: Changes of dynamics, Musicality, rhythm, cadence in milonga, How to convey and receive the fast movement in milonga.

£15 for RG Tango Academy regular students (attending on regular basis tuesdays and wednesdays classes).
£ 25 per person per class or £80 for the 4 classes.

Rada, Studio 1 | 16 Chenies Street | London WC1E 7EX
(Goodge street or Tottenham court road tube station)

Saturday March 15th 1:30-4:30pm

Tango Workshop for Intermediate / Advanced

Tango caminatas
structures & improvisation tools
Complex Figures in Close Embrace

£40 per person or £70 per couple

Bloomsbury Fitness & Wellbeing Centre
Mecklenburgh Place | Bloomsbury | London WC1N 2AY
Russell Square tube

Sunday March 16th

1:00-4:00pm Milonga Free style
How to choose the steps to do according to the music Cool rhythmic decorations for Men and Lady

£40 per person or £70 per couple

David Lloyd Kensington
Point West | 116 Cromwell Road
Kensington | London SW7 4XR
Gloucester Road tube

Booking in advance is necessary for the weekend workshops
Please email info@raquel-tango.com or call 07552448543