Discover the passion of Argenine Tango!
Every Monday join, Mariela Barufaldi, for a one-hour drop-in class designed for you to get a taste of tango or review the basics if you are already a tango dancer. Come any time and bring friends! We rotate partners so no partner is necessary (but staying with a partner is also welcomed). Learn about balance, posture, tango fundamental techniques, and the unique mindset of each role in Argentine Tango. Wether leading or following, all you need is just the willingness to try, challenge yourself, and have fun while meeting new people!
LEVEL: Beginner Level 1
DAY: Monday TIME: 7-8pm
COST: $15, $12 for members
INSTRUCTOR: Mariela Barufaldi
CONTACT INFO: MarielaBarufaldi@gmail.com
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ABOUT Mariela Barufaldi
Argentine born, Mariela Barufaldi has dedicated her entire life to dance and performance. Classically and theater trained from an early age, she discovered her passion for Argentine Tango in 2005 and has since made it her career; teaching, choreographing, producing and performing through out the United States. She co-founded Tango Axis, LLC and opened The Argentine Tango School of Miami in 2013. After only one year, Tango Axis was honored with a Proclamation by Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez for bringing the art and knowledge of Argentine Tango to South Florida and contributing to the cultural growth and diversity of the community, thus declaring July 12th Tango Axis Day. She has produced & choreographed the shows “Eras del Tango” and “Tango Suites” debuting at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach to sold out audiences. Her latest performances include: Cachivache Quinteto Miami Tour (2018), Maria de Buenos Aires Operetta (Atlanta Opera 2017, New Orleans Opera 2017, Nashville Opera 2017, Florida Grand Opera 2013), Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango (2016). As an instructor, she is well known for transmitting, not only her technical knowledge of the dance, but also the emotional connection required to express oneself when dancing socially or on stage. She is passionate about sharing her country’s most popular dance which was declared part of the wold’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’ by UNESCO in 2009; and she can’t wait to teach you your first steps!