Special Guests – Fabian Salas & Lola Diaz

Tomorrow finally, we will have the pleasure to host in Helsinki No More and No less than Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz. An intensive week starting on Thursday at Astoriansalli main hall.
The Thursday “Practiclass” is for everyone to have direct contact with the maestros in an guided practica mode. The extensive room  of Astoria allows you to take as much space you need to develope a nice dance.
We will start at 18.00 with a basic introduction and individual warm up and there will be chairs and some tables in case you want to bring your own drinks and take a small break any time you please. At the end of the practica Fabian and lola will dance a demo.

Fabian Salas is an internationally renowned tango dancer, teacher, researcher and choreographer, famed for his distinctive approach to the dance. Fabian is the organizer and director of Congreso Internacional de Tango Argentino (CITA), the world’s most important annual Tango event. He took part in the filming of the motion picture “Evita”, and a year later was one of the main dancers in the award-winning film “The Tango Lesson”.

Lola Diaz has participated in several Tango productions of which the most important are: “La hora del Tango”, Festival Classico Pompiano 2007, principal roll and choreography assistant of the Clip “Nexus” 2007, principal roll and choreographer (Tango y Ballet) of the Clip “Tango Hereje” 2006. As a tango teacher she also has a very active career, where besides international tours, she has taught at La Viruta in Buenos Aires.

Among topics for workshops:

Milonga! (ALL LEVELS)
Changes of directions (ALL LEVELS)
Vals musicality (ALL LEVELS)
Interesting Barridas (INT)
Sacadas Possibilities (INT)
Colgadas Technique (INT/ADV)
Ganchos and Boleos in rhythmic combinations (INT/ADV)
Boleos Possibilities (INT/ADV)
Volcadas & Deslizadas Combinations (AVD)
Soltadas (ADV)

25 eur per class per person
All clases for 200 eur

Places for the Workshops
-Astorian Salli
Iso Roobertinkatu 14

Studio # 4 With a view
size: 9 x 10 m
flooring: hard wood

Salmisaaren liikuntakeskus 4. krs
Energiakatu 3
00180 Helsinki