Workshops with El Moro

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Airagdin Pavon More “El Moro”

Born in Havana, Moro studied dance at the Academia Nacional de Narciso Medina, and performed with many prestigious Cuban Dance Companies.  He specialises in Afro-Cuban Dance, Rumba, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Son, Salsa and Dominican Bachata.

In 2004, Moro established Buena Vista Dance, to teach Cuban Dance and promote Cuban culture in Australia. In 2009, Buena Vista Dance won the National Cubamemucho Salsa Rueda Competition in Melbourne, in which Moro choreographed, directed and performed. The group went on to represent Australia at the Cubamemucho 2010 World Rueda Championships in Munich, where they placed third. In 2009, 2010 and 2012 he and his partner won the Australian Bachata Championship.

We can’t wait for Moro to share his vast experience and knowledge with us!

Cost:
Early Bird: Expired
Price from 13th October: $25 per workshop or all 5 for $115.
Registrations close: Sunday 11th Nov

Venues
Saturday: Polish Hall, 22-24 Main Road Newtown. Entry via doorway on Main Rd. Limited parking available via Clare Street.
Sunday: Encore Dance, 58A Federal Street

Party
What: Live concert by Veneno (Sydney), and Son del Sur
Where: The Polish Hall, Newtown
When: 8-11:30pm.
Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/423771

Payment
BOOK AND PAY TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. Refunds will be issued if class size is exceeded (sorry to those who miss out).
1. Register and pay at Thursday Night Salsa (The Italian Club, North Hobart), or
2. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to the following bank account and please email through your class registration details

Account Details
Name: Makrina Tsinoglou
BSB: 017042
Account: 559145681
Reference Text: please include your name so we know who has paid
And Email: Send email to “makrina_t@hotmail.com” indicating which classes you have paid for.

What else do I need to know?
• CLASS SIZE will be restricted so book early to avoid disappointment
• There will be NO DOOR SALES this helps us to reduce administration on the day.
• LUNCH: BYO.
• If you CANNOT MAKE A CLASS, then please let us know as early as you can, as we may be able to find a replacement (there will likely be someone missing out who would love to take your place).

Please feel free to contact me via messenger or at makrina_t@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 17th November (@Polish Hall)

11:50– 12:50 Rueda (Intermediate)
Time to let loose and have a bit of fun with some new turn patterns.

1:10– 2:10 Dominican Bachata Footwork (Open)
Learn to move those feet, with a lesson in authentic Dominican style bachata.

2:20– 3:20 Dominican Bachata Partner work (Intermediate/Open)
In this class we will cover Dominican style partner dancing, varying from open to close hold and putting into practice some of the footwork that was covered in the previous workshop. Note: This class will be easier if you have also attended the footwork workshop

SUNDAY 18th November (@ Encore Dance)

10:30– 11:30 Son (knowledge of basic son timing required)
A predecessor to salsa, this Cuban dance is pure elegance with its contratiempo timing.

11:40– 12:40 Salsa con Rumba (Intermediate/Open)
Unique to Cuba, Rumba is a meld of African rhythms and flamenco influences. Elements of rumba are commonly integrated into Cuban salsa. This workshop will help you to integrate snippets of rumba into your salsa dancing.

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