Sebastian Jimenez and Joana Gomes in Washington DC 2017

Organizer’s Forward

Rick’s Tango Club presents Sebastian Jimenez and Joana Gomes to DC, for a week of workshops, private lessons, and performance!

 

Sebastian Jimenez, the champion of world tango championship in 2010 and one of the most sought-after tango maestros in the world, and Joana Gomes are coming to DC again. We have prepared an exciting program to help improving your dance this year.

 

Join us, go to the next level in your dance, and have fun with Sebastian and Joana in DC 2017!

 

Remember, everything Sebastian and Joana teach at their classes is 100% completely for social dancing! Their classes go progressively, always starting with fundamentals and basics and advance to challenge students!

Biography

Sebastián Jimenez

Sebastian Jimenez began his dance training at the age of 4 with Folklore Argentino. At age 10, he discovered the Tango and clung definitely. From 14 years was associated with one of the best living exponent in tango (Carlos Perez and Rosa Forte). He began working as a couple with Maria Ines Bogado at the end of 2007, performing in the most traditional milongas. In 2008, he began to prepare for the competition “Metropolitan Championship” and became the Metropolitan champions of 2010 in the vals category. Having turned 18 and with this result, he was encouraged to participate in the Mundial de Tango (world tango championship), where he became the World Champions of Tango Salon 2010 and the youngest champion ever.

Joana Gomes

Joana Gomes has a PhD in interactive art and has always been involved in the creation of interactive graphics and interactive dance shows. She learned to dance with the most renowned teachers of Buenos Aires.

Sebastian & Joana are now a couple since they partnered up in June 2016. Since then they have been capturing people’s attention with their elegance and class, transmitting real emotions to their audience in each performance. Beside the artistic side, their classes are receiving a special attention from the students since they have been developing new concepts and strategies for learning that have been improving the students ability to learn.

Workshop Topics

Workshop topics this year are a balanced combination of fundamental technique and fun specifics. Every workshop by Sebastian and Joana starts with fundamental technique and build up toward more complex specifics. Everything they teach in their workshop is geared toward 100% social dancing.

 

Some examples of the material that will be covered by Sebastian and Joana’s workshops are below.

Schedule

Fri 10/27 Sat 10/28 Sun 10/29
12:00 am - 1:00 am
Milonga Legado at Latin Dancer Studio $12
12:00 am - 1:00 am
Milonga Rick's Tango Club at Crown Dance Studio with performance of Sebastian and Joana $15 (included in Sat/Sun and Fri/Sat/Sun passes)
12:00 am - 2:00 am
1:00 am - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
W2 Couple's technique: the base for everything else (All)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

W3 Understanding different aspects and techniques for pivot and dissociation (Int)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
W5 Secrets of circularity (Int)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

W6 How to turn like/with Sebastian Jimenez - technical elements for stability and connection in turns (Int/Adv)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
W4 Enrosques for both leader and follower
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
W1 Sacadas and ganchos for social dancing (Int)
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Milonga Legado at Latin Dancer Studio $12
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Milonga Rick's Tango Club at Crown Dance Studio with performance of Sebastian and Joana $15 (included in Sat/Sun and Fri/Sat/Sun passes)
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Fri 10/27

  • W1 Sacadas and ganchos for social dancing (Int)
    8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Milonga Legado at Latin Dancer Studio $12
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Sat 10/28

  • Milonga Legado at Latin Dancer Studio $12
    12:00 am - 1:00 am
  • W2 Couple's technique: the base for everything else (All)
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • W3 Understanding different aspects and techniques for pivot and dissociation (Int)
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • W4 Enrosques for both leader and follower
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Milonga Rick's Tango Club at Crown Dance Studio with performance of Sebastian and Joana $15 (included in Sat/Sun and Fri/Sat/Sun passes)
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Sun 10/29

  • Milonga Rick's Tango Club at Crown Dance Studio with performance of Sebastian and Joana $15 (included in Sat/Sun and Fri/Sat/Sun passes)
    12:00 am - 2:00 am
  • W5 Secrets of circularity (Int)
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • W6 How to turn like/with Sebastian Jimenez - technical elements for stability and connection in turns (Int/Adv)
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
No events available!

Locations

All Workshops and Friday milonga: Latin Dancer Studio, 1057 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046
Parking: On site and street parking (free)

Saturday milonga with performance: Crown Dance Studio, 2820 Dorr Ave, Fairfax, VA 22031
Parking: On site and street parking (free)

Private Lessons

Private lessons will be available. The dates of availability will be announced soon.

Prices and Registration

You can walk-in to any class ($35).

Each class is about one and a half hours.

Single Registration (Leader)

Leader’s Fri Pass
Workshop W1

$35.00Add to cart

Leader’s Sat Pass
Workshops W2 to W4

$95.00Add to cart

Leader’s Sun Pass
Workshops W5 to W6

$60.00Add to cart

Leader’s Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W2 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$155.00Add to cart

Leader’s Fri/Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W1 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$180.00Add to cart

Single Registration (Follower)

Follower’s Fri Pass
Workshops W1

$35.00Add to cart

Follower’s Sat Pass
Workshops W2 to W4

$95.00Add to cart

Follower’s Sun Pass
Workshops W5 to W6

$60.00Add to cart

Follower’s Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W2 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$155.00Add to cart

Follower’s Fri/Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W1 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$180.00Add to cart

Couple Registration

Couple’s Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W2 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$305.00Add to cart

Couple’s Fri/Sat/Sun Pass
Workshops W1 to W6
Sat milonga with performance

$350.00Add to cart

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