Special Workshops

Liz and Yannick Vanhoe

Are coming back to Seattle June 26-July 2

All one hour classes are $20
All 1.5 hour workshops are $30

All classes will use Tango, Vals and sometimes Milonga

Wed. 7:00-8:00 Om culture - The beauty of tango: The Embrace and moving in unison.
8:00-11:30 Tango Misto with DJ Yannick!

Thursday at U-heights - 5031 Univ. Way NE
7:00-8:00 All levels: Individual technique class: the floor is your best friend
8:00-9:00 Nuevo moves for Int. and Adv. dancers.

Friday- at U-Heights - 5031 Univ. Way NE
7:00-8:30 All Levels Performance class
come with a partner.

Sat. and Sun. at Suenos De Salsa - 12524 Lake City Way NE

Saturday Int / Adv
11:00-12:30 Ganchos and boleos for crowded places
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 Enrosques and Agujas for leaders and follower

Sunday Int / Adv
12:00-1:30 Exploration of when we need to use our embrace for movements.
1:30-2:30 lunch
2:30-4:00 The old block pivots: which still exist in the tango of today and which have disappeared

Sunday night June 30
7:00-10:30. $10
Milonga del Sol
Sunshine (as opposed to la Garua, the drizzle )
El centro de la mitad del medio
The center of the half of the middle of the year.
At the Polish Home – 1714 18 Ave., Seattle
Yannick and Liz will DJ and they will also perform!
Sala will be our bartender and we will have light snacks!
Make a splash – dress to impress.
Hosted by Michelle Badion and Richard Baxter

Monday 8:00-9:00 China Harbor Int / Adv. lesson $20 includes the dance.

Stay tuned for more info!
Michelle Badion 206-334-7496

Feb. 1-5,  2019 Daniel Lapadula Workshops in Seattle

Daniel is a wonderful instructor and I am honored to host him on his first visit to Seattle. He has been a major person in Argentine tango for over 30 years and is a very popular teacher in Buenos Aires. He now lives is Florida, making a trip to Seattle much easier. He specializes in social, close embrace tango that is perfect for the milongas, but he is also a beautiful performer. I have taught with him in Vancouver and Buenos Aires and am looking forward to partnering him is these workshops.

Held at Suenos De Salsa - 12524 Lake City Way NE

All Workshops will be Intermediate / Advances level
All workshops will have 1.5 hours class and .5 practice time
All workshops will be Close or Salon Embrace
All workshops will have moves and technique for tight spaces
All workshops will have cool adornments for the follows
All workshops will use music by Jaun D'Arenzo to prepare for the concert Feb. 2

Saturday Feb. 2
10:00-12:00 Tango
1:00-3:00 Vals

Saturday evening Michelonga Soiree at our home!
6:00-11:00 the upstairs will feature a fabulous store with tango shoes designed by Daniel.

Sunday Feb. 3
1:00-3:00 Milonga
1:00-3:00 Tango

Workshops are $35 per workshop or all 4 for $110

Sunday evening we will in Bellingham! We will teach the lesson before the dance and Daniel will be selling his shoes at Rebecca's Tango Life Milonga.

Monday Daniel and I will teach the lesson at China Harbor at 8:00. Canceled due to snow
It will be the usual price and the last chance to take a class form a truly wonderful teacher.

He will be available for private lessons for $100
at my studio at 1320 NE 63 St

Stay tuned for more information
www.michellebadion.com 206-334-7496

2018 workshops

Eduardo Saucedo returns Thanksgiving weekend for another Epic Re-Boot camp for Intermediate and advanced dancers.

Argentine Tango Re-Boot Camp 
with Eduardo Saucedo and Michelle Badion
"no pain - Lot's of Gain"

Re-Boot camp is for Intermediate and Advanced Dancers

See yourself bloom into the tango dancer you always wanted to be. This camp is perfect for dancers who what to improve quickly. Eduardo has been dancing his whole life and has taught throughout the world. He ran a popular milonga in Buenos Aries as well as producing and performing in many shows. His English is perfect and he has a way of explaining the most complicated movements well. Michelle has been enjoying tango for over 25 years and loves to teach. They both share in their ability to always be positive and make classes fun and enjoyable for everyone.

Welcome to Re-Boot Camp 
Here is the schedule and locations.

Everything is included in the bootcamp, but I put the prices so people can do "a la carte". 

Schedule: Thanksgiving Day - Optional – Nov. 22
Our home – 1320 NE 63 St. Seattle, WA 98115
1:00 Thanksgiving feast Pot Luck style at our home
3:00 Watch one of our favorite Tango movies.
Suenos De Salsa - 12524 Lake City Way NE
7:00 -11:30 Thanksgiving milonga with Eduardo as our DJ, $15

All the Classes will be at Suenos De Salsa
12524 Lake City Way NE
There is a large, free parking lot in the back. Enter from the front.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday classes are $35 to drop in.

Friday, November 23
10:00-11:30 Class 1 – Tango Off Axis - Colgada-Volcada - the WOW factor
11:30-12:00 Guided practica
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 - Class 2 - Milonga – Ochitos in the Milonga- Dynamics and Musicality
2:30-3:00 - Guided Practica

9:00-12:00 Milonga TBA     $15
13620 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98005.
Performance by Eduardo and Michelle

Saturday, November 24
10:00-11:30 Class 3 - Tango Vals - Movements.Alterations.Opportunities
11:30-12:00 Guided practica
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 - Class 4 - Tango Romantico - How To Dance Different Orchestras
2:30-3:00 Guided Practica

6:00-7:00 Wine party and Tango dancing at our house
1320 NE 63 St
Michelonga 7:00-11:00 Feel free to invite your friends.

Sunday, November 25
10:00-11:30 Class 5 – Tango Vals - Innovate. Create. Improvise
11:30--12:00 Guided practica
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 - Class 6 - Milonga - Musicality, Double Time, Figures
2:30-3:00 Guided Practica

4:30-5:30 Class at La Garua – Close Embrace
The Key Elements of Milonguero Style
5:30-9:00 La Garua Milonga
Performances by Michelle's group and Eduardo.
$20 class only or $25 for the class and Milonga.

Re-Boot Camp includes 10 hours of class, 3 hours of guided practice time, 3 milongas, 2 parties, wine, movies, social time and more all with exceptional, world class insturctiors.
Early Bird Special is good until Oct. 31 $240.
After Oct. 31 $240.

All the classes, parties, and milongas are included in Boot Camp, but I want to tell you the prices so you can invite people to single events. 
Feel free to invite friends to any of them.
All the milongas are $15 cover, Thursday, Friday, Sunday. The Michelonga on Sat. is free and you can bring friends.
All the classes are $35 for drop-ins

Eduardo will also be available for private lessons.

  • Where to Dance in Seattle
    Sundays -
    Tango 2nd and 4th Tango at La Garua on Capitol Hill, Polish Hall at 18 and Madison (5:30-9:30).  Lesson with Michelle at 4:40  
    Waltz Cafe every 2nd and 4th Sunday has a afternoon dance from 1-3:30 at the CB
    WC Swing and Ballroom at China Harbor  from 8:30-12   or the Seattle WC swing club
    Country at Little Red Hen
    Tango at China Harbor
    WC Swing and more Dances at the Yuppie Tavern in Kirkland
    Waltzing at Waltz etc. www.waltzetc.com     
    Sasla all ages at Century Ballroom
    Tango Buenos Aires Grill on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7:00-10:00 FREE    
    WC Swing at the Century Ballroom  
    Salsa  at Salsa N Seattle www.salsanseattle.com
    Country at Little Red Hen
    EC Swing at Century Ballroom   
    Ballroom at Danceworks in Redmond  
    WCS @ Harmony  Ballroom, Bellevue  
    WC Swing at China Harbor is fun.    
    Country at Little Red hen
    Salsa at CB
    Country at Little Red Hen 
    Fridays - Country at the hayloft in Lynnwood
    Tango 2nd Fridays at Dance works in Redmond 
    Salsa at Salsa N Seattle  www.salsanseattle.com
    Salsa Tropical!    
    @ China Harbor Restaurant  
    Salsa dancing at the Century Ballroom  or at China Harbor
    West Coast Swing with  Paul and Melinda Booth  in Kirkland.  www.songscout.net
    Swing, Waltz and more with live music with NW Dance in Seattle
    www.nwdance.net www.nwdance.net 

  • Country at the Hayloft in Lynnwood
  • Producer/Host/MC.:  Gustavo "EL General"