Dear LA Tango Community,
SoCal is thrilled to announce, Maxi & Paloma – Intensive Tango Weekend, January 27-29, 2023. Let’s give them a warm welcome especially since it will be their first visit.
⭐️ What do tangueros have to say about these rock stars (Valentango survey 2022: categorized as AMAZING) ⭐️
- It is hard to imagine better instructors
- Generous with their time and ensure all students receive attention
- Helpful, friendly and passionate about tango
- The best all around couple of the festival
It is no wonder why these two, 2nd place Mundial Champions, are highly sought after in the festival circuit. No matter how big the class, they are masters at navigating flow and making certain that everyone is taken are of. Don’t have a partner… No Problem! Maxi & Paloma prioritize a great learning experience for by managing partner rotation and individual feedback throughout all workshops.
Please check out the performances of this wonder duo mastering both improvisation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx_Y0BG1Z3Y and choreography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ewtu1BbQGQ.
JAN 27 – FRIDAY (All level)
8:15-9:30PM Premilonga Workshop at MILONGA CORAZON
“Tango Milonguero” Accelerations (All Level)
12:00AM Performance at MILONGA CORAZON
Venue: Argentine Association of LA
Address: 2100 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank CA 91504
JAN 28 – SATURDAY (Int/Adv Level)
2:00-3:15PM WS 1: TANGO – Rhythmics for D’arienzo
3:30-4:45PM WS 2: VALS – Turns respecting the line of dance
JAN 29 – SUNDAY (Int/Adv Level)
2:00-3:15PM WS 3: MILONGA – Traspie, Crosses and Rocksteps
3:30-4:45PM WS 4: TANGO – Grounded for Pugliese
4:45-5:45PM Guided Practica
Venue: The Tango Room Dance Center
Address: 4346 Woodman Avenue, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
PRICING FOR FRIDAY
Pre-Milonga Workshop Only – $20
Pre-Milonga Workshops + Milonga – $40 Prepaid ($45 at the door)
Milonga Only – $25
Please prepay @ Zelle ( 310-279-7304) or Venmo
PRICING FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Pricing after January 20th
$140 – Full Package Per Person
$260 – Full Package Per Couple
Please prepay @Venmo @Yuliana-Basmajyan or Zelle [email protected]
Drop in Rates
$35 – Drop in Per Workshop Per Person
$30 – Drop in Guided Practica & Q&A
PRIVATES with either Paloma or Maxi – $140 (studio fee included)
Private lessons will be held in Burbank. To book your lesson, please send a private message to Paloma and Maxi directly via facebook or text them at 786-6226081/ 786-6227284.
PALOMA & MAXI’s BIO (https://www.palomaymaximiliano.com)
Paloma Berrios & Maximiliano Alvarado, native from Santiago – Chile, have been dancing together for 25 years. Since they were young, they have shared the passion for Argentine Tango as a heritage from their parents. They were formed in Chile and in Buenos Aires studying with many argentine masters like Carlos and Rosa Perez, Eduardo Pareja, Fernando Galera, Romina Levin, Silvia Toscano, Fabian Peralta and Josefina Bermudez and Los Totis, among others; getting the knowledge and the culture of argentine Tango from them.
In 2007, They won the 2nd place in Tango Stage Category at World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and in 2008 they took the 1st place at the Trex Games TAFISA world championship in South Korea. They were in the finals of Tango World Championship several times both in tango salon and tango stage categories. In 2010, they ranked 11th place in tango salon category.
They define their style as tango salon, prioritizing the close embrace but always being open to the elasticity and comfort at the moment to dance. Their teaching is characterized as energetic, didactic and detailed. Nowadays based in Miami – Florida, USA, they have been touring through South and North America and part of Europe, teaching and performing in many Tango festivals across USA and Mexico, uncountable Casinos, Convention Centers, Hotels and TV shows. Recently, they were touring with Tango Argentina Company in different parts of the US.
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