Sunday Workshops

We invite guest tango teachers to hold workshops on some Sundays before our Practilonga. Some are local to the Northeast and others are traveling from around the world. Typically guest teachers offer three classes, which are open to everyone who has completed the beginners bootcamp.


Please join us Saturday and Sunday, February 28-29, 2017  for our weekend bootcamp with Robin Thomas and Amanda DiGarli! For more info, visit our event page!

Please join us Sunday, September 13, 2015 for special workshops with Eric Lindgren! For more info, visit our event page!

Please join us Sunday, December 14 for special workshops with Adam & Ciko! For more info, visit our event page!

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Please join us Sunday, November 2 for special workshops with Eric Lindgren & Laila Douieb. For more info, visit our event page!

Please join us Sunday, October 26 for a free DJ Workshop and Brunch Practica with DJ John Murray. For more info visit our event page!

Workshop: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Practica: 2:00pm-5pm
Location: Harkness, 367 Cedar St, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Please join us Sunday, October 5 for special workshops with Jay Abling and Michelle Erdemsel. For more info, visit our event page!


Please join us Sunday, June 22 for special workshops with Eric Lindgren and Maria Elena Ybarra. For more info, visit  our event page!


Join us for special weekend workshops with Kara & Javier on May 31 & Jun 1, 2014! And DJ Xavier Vanier for our May 31st milonga! For more info, visit our event page.

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Workshops with Eric Lindgren and Katherine Gorsuch  Sunday, May 11! For more info, visit our event page!

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Workshops with Marcelo Gutierrez, El Chino and Katherine Gorsuch on Sunday, April 20! For more info visit our event page!

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Workshops with Ney Melo on Sunday, March 23! For more info, visit our event page!

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Workshops with Adam and Ciko on Sunday, February 16! For more info, visit our event page!

Workshop Schedule:
2:30-4:00pm (INTERMEDIATE): Dynamics in musicality and movement. (Will include follower activeness and embellishments)
4:30-6:00pm (BEGINNER): When to walk when to turn
6:30-8:00pm (All levels): Vals: changing direction from familiar places


Workshops with Maria Elena Ybarra and Geoffré Dominessy on Sunday, January 19 2014! For more info, visit our event page!

Workshop Schedule:
2:30-4:00pm (INTERMEDIATE): Turns: Fluidity & Dynamics
4:30-6:00pm (INTERMEDIATE): Milonga Lisa Elegante & Playful traspie.
6:30-8:00pm (All levels): In Search of A Powerful Tango


Workshops with Iona Italia (Terpsichoral Tangoaddict) from Buenos Aires on Sunday, December 15! For more info, check out our event on facebook!

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Workshops with Adam and Ciko on Sunday, November 10; check out our event on facebook!

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This Fall we offer a WEEKEND BEGINNER BOOTCAMP with our famous and distinguished teacher Robin Thomas! Robin will be teaching with the talented Kat Gorsuch! Check out our event on Facebook!

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Workshops with Eric Lindgren and Rebecca Rorick-Smith Sunday, October 6, 2013!

2:00-3:30pm (INTERMEDIATE): 3 kinds of Boleos: technique, Ochos, and Style
4:00-5:30pm (BEGINNER): Melody and the Cross : A study of lyricism and how we use it
6:00-7:30pm (All levels): Tango Drills + Thrills : a class of solo work focusing on improving strength, balance, Adornos and mechanics of movement
Check out our event on Facebook!


Workshops with Ney Melo, Sunday, June 30!
We’re excited to announce that Ney Melo will be back with us SUNDAY, JUNE 30th for all day workshops!
The topic will be: Dancing La Variacion: Ganchos, Sacadas, Boleos, Oh My!
Classes will be progressive, but broken up in the following time slots so that if you can’t stay all day, you can feel free to drop by:
2:30-4pm
4:30-6pm
6:30-8pm
8:00pm-11pm PRACTICA


Workshops with Ney Melo, Sunday, June 2!

We’re happy to announce that Ney Melo will be holding all day workshops Sunday, June 2!


Workshops with Rebecca Rorick-Smith, Sunday, May 5!

We are happy to have the lovely, talented, and dynamic Rebecca Rorick-Smith visiting us this Sunday, May 5! She will be teaching the following worshops at GPSCY:
2:30pm-4pm INTERMEDIATE: Easy Volcadas: Get comfortable off-axis and improve your dance!
4:30-6pm OPEN LEVEL: Vals: Beautiful Circles, Cadencia, and Rhythms
6:30-8pm BEGINNER: Giros: Clean Entrances and Exits, better Molinetes, and essential Footwork
8:00pm PRACTICA at GPSCY


Workshops with Adam and Ciko, Sunday, April 28!
We’re happy to announce that Adam and Ciko will be holding all day workshops on Sunday, April 28! They will be teaching the following classes at Jeff’s Rumberos Studio, 216 State Street (PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE):
2:30-4pm INTERMEDIATE: The rubberband effect-from close to open to close
4:30-6pm OPEN LEVEL: Endless possibilities in close embrace
6:30-8pm BEGINNER: Basics for a successful evening
8:00pm PRACTICA at GPSCY (the location for this has NOT changed)


Workshops with Adam and Ciko SUNDAY, November 11
We’re very happy to announce that Adam and Ciko are coming this weekend! They will be teaching the following workshops this Sunday at GPSCY:
2:30-4pm INTERMEDIATE: Her back sacadas
4:30-6pm OPEN LEVEL: Sensuality: secrets of the embrace in close and open
6:30-8pm BEGINNER: Phrasing: musical purpose in your dance
8:00pm PRACTICA at GPSCY


Workshops with Eric Lindgren and Rebecca Rorick-Smith, October 14
We’re very happy to annouce that Rebecca and Eric will be back with us this weekend! They will be giving the following workshops this Sunday at GPSCY:
2:30pm-4pm INTERMEDIATE: Unusual Close Embrace Turns with Follower Ticky-Tacky
4:30pm-6pm OPEN LEVEL: Dynamic changes between Close and Open Embrace- New ideas and applications
6:30pm-8pm The Balmaceda Bounce! – Adding a touch of Colgada into Turns
8:00pm PRACTICA at GPSCY


Workshops with Eric Lindgren and Rebecca Rorick-Smith, September 16
We’re very excited to announce that Rebecca and Eric will be with us this Sunday giving the following workshops:
2:30-4pm INTERMEDIATE: Our Favorite Combination: Giros with Leader Lapices and Follower Planeos!
4:30-6pm OPEN LEVEL: Dancing to “La Variation”- cool ways to speed up and enjoy the climactic part of the music.
6:30-8pm BEGINNER: Cross System Ninjas- build your dexterity getting in, out, and around and improvising in Cross System.
8:00pm PRACTICA at GPSCY


Workshops with Adam and Ciko SUNDAY, August 12
We’re really happy to announce that Adam and Ciko, some of our favorite teachers, will be visiting us this Sunday giving the following workshops:
2:30-4pm, Harkness Hall (367 Cedar St) INTERMEDIATE: Holding back and attacking: musical suspense to create dynamics
4:20-5:50pm, Harkness Hall (367 Cedar St) OPEN LEVEL: Finding the hidden gems in Milonga: to learn a specific song and to learn to be more selective in what we want to hit in that song
6:30-8pm, GPSCY (204 York St) BEGINNER: Secrets to using your follower to look better; giving space to your follower in a basic turn and musical embellishments for the follower.
8:00pm GPSCY (204 York St) PRACTICA


DJ Workshop with Tine Herreman!
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Tango club founder and NYC DJ extraordinaire Tine Herreman will be with us in New Haven this Sunday, June 3 at 6pm for a DJ workshop with all wanna-be tango DJs in New Haven. Join us to learn more about tango DJing, and tango music in general. It will be an awesome occasion to talk about music you like. We will have the Yale Tango Club music collection for our future Yale Tango DJs, so bring your computer if you are interested. DJ workshop will be followed by Sunday Practilonga as usual. The workshop and will be held at GPSCY.
Check out our event on facebook.


Surprise Weekend Workshop with Jenna Rohrbacher!
Happy New Year everyone! To start of the New Year, we are really excited to let you know that Jenna Rohrbacher will be teaching workshops at Yale THIS SUNDAY (Jan 15)!!! These will be held on the 3rd floor of GPSCY (same building as our Sunday practica!) and should be pretty great!
4:30 – 6:00 PM (all levels) Hearing vs Listening: a musicality class for all
6:30 – 8:00 PM (all levels) The Floor and You: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship (a walking class for everyone, where they will think about movement from the practice floor to the social dance floor)
8:00 – 11:00 PM Practica!!
Check out our event on facebook.


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