Oscar has a distinct style both in his dance and his teaching. He is very milonguero, and is highly respected by the old guard in the milongas of BA. He also is extremely popular with his students, who are impressed by his teaching style. He teaches with energy and humor, emphasizing concepts, specializing in improvisation always interpreting the music and respecting the character of the different orchestras. He is especially interested in the dynamics and cadencia of the dance. Everything he teaches is applicable to crowded milongas.
Jesica Arfenoni is the WORDL CHAMPION 2013, she is considered one of the most great dancer of Tango Pista, she has special technique.- She did workshops and performance around the world for more than 8 years and participated in many Festivals.- She took lessons with the most famous teachears from Argentina and also she was part of the Dance Companies as "TANGO MAS TANGO", "TANGO VIAJE AL SENTIMIENTO", "BALLET FOLKLORICO NEHUEN AUNQUEN".- She was judge in several championships from different countries.
Tango master, Choreographer, Dj and organizer was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tango, folklore and classical music were always present in her childhood. Her parent's circle of friends, mostly writers and artists, would frequently gather in her home where she was profoundly influenced by many of the great musicians, composers, poets, and singers who created the music used throughout the Tango world today. Artists such as Hugo del Carril, Rosana Falasca, Argentino Ledesma, Carlos Acuna. She began her dance training at the age of five studying ballet, folk dancing and gymnastics until she was introduced in 1996 to the great love of her life, Tango. She spent her formative years in the Buenos Aires of the 1990's and early 2000's. While she studied with many of the great tango masters. The ones who influenced her most deeply and with whom she studied regularly over a period of 12 years were: Jose Garofalo, Mora Godoy, Osvaldo Zotto as well as Gustavo Naveira, Olga Besio, Fabian Salas, Alejandra Mantinan and Mariano "Chicho" Frumboli. She has performed and thought workshops next to two of the most renowned male dancers of all times, Miguel Angel Zotto -creator of Tango x dos- and Tony Award winner Carlos Gavito, as well as other renowned dancers such as: Junior Cervila, Hugo Mastrolorenzo and many others. She also participated as guest instructor in the Buenos Aires Tango Festival from 1998 until 2002. In 2015 she was Judge in the Southern California Tango Championship and Festival. In 2005, shortly after she moved to the United States, together with former dance partner Michael Nadtochi, they founded TangOblivion Dance Company which offers group lessons, coaching classes, Milonga's and Practica's in New York and New Jersey. Always continuing her dance training Angeles studied Latin Ballroom, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Hustle. In 2015 and after many years of research, Angeles developed "Holistic Tango" a new approach to holistic healing based on the power of the Embrace to bring Love, Peace and Joy to ourselves.
Kristian Velazquez was born in Miami, USA and moved to Uruguay at the age of one where he grew up. Tango dancer, instructor, Dj, choreographer, and organizer he's been dedicating himself to explore the world of Tango in a professional way since 2006. His curiosity and love for Tango started at a very young age, while his grandparents listened to tango tunes in the radio and also watching his cousins dance at theater plays. Coming from a family with many artist and aficionados to arts he soon engaged himself in theater and afterwards into dancing. As a dancer, he was semi-finalist in the Salon category of the "Tango World Championship and Festival of the City of Buenos Aires" in the year 2011. He also won first and second place in competitions of the city of Montevideo that same year, making him one of the most accomplished Tango dancers in Uruguay in 2011.
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
They have been teaching and preforming at renowned places in Buenos Aires such as Club Gricel, La Ideal, Cochabamba 444, Tangocool, La Viruta Tango, Practica X, El Motivo Tango, Viva la Pepa Milonga, Milonga 10, and the show “Tango new generation” held under the CITA Intenacional Tango Festival (2006, 2007). They have made more than 20 tango tours all around the world to participate in Seminars, Shows and Tango Festivals, including highlights
Montreal Tango Festival in Canada (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013), Festivalito of Edinburgh (2008, 2009), Tangowoche Zurich International Tango Festival (2009), The International Festival of Rimini (2009), "Tiempo Para Tango" Szczecin (2009, 2010, 2011), 13 Hamburg Tango Festival (2010), 14 Aniversary Universo Tango (2011), San Remo Tango Festival (2010), TangOtoño Innsbruck (2010), Tangoconsharm, Egypt (2010), the Smith Tango Festival in Santa Monica, Los Angeles. (2010), International Istambul Tango Week (2011). Festivalito de Primavera, Zurich (2012). Lisboa Tango Festival (2013). Marca de Tango Festival, Treviso. Italy (2013). Pascuattango (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Athens tango weekend (2012, 2013, 2014). Washington Tango Weekend (2014), Toronto Tango Festival, (2014), Strasburg Tango Festival ( 2014), Istambul Tango Experience ( 2015), Pisa Tango Festival (2015), Baztango Festival (2015), Meditango Festival (2015), Days of tango Festival San Petersburgh (2015).
Ann Arbor, MI
Edmond was exposed to a large variety of music from both visiting and local DJs in Ann Arbor. DJing regularly at different events in Ann Arbor has allowed him to develop a rich style full of rhythmical presence and lyrical complexity. Throughout the night, Edmond manages the flow of energy to enhance the dancers' connection by being versatile and attentive. He keeps the crowd energized with playful cortinas and by strategically infusing subtle contrast in his music.
New Haven, CT
Kristian Velazquez, tango instructor, dancer and DJ, has been involved in the tango community since 2006. He started to learn this beautiful dance in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, and was teaching his first group in 2008.
Investigating different techniques from different styles of the Argentine Tango, Kristian has developed a way of viewing tango and teaching it in a manner that is accessible for everyone. One of his favorite quotes in class is "Simple is easy to follow."
DJ Katya's journey in tango started with a deep passion for tango music first. In her DJing she tries to bring together lyrical and rhythmical, playful and passionate, bold and subtle to create a smooth flow of energy through the night offering dancers a splendid and diverse selection with a strong accent on music from 1940s. Her experience includes DJing at events and milongas in Toronto,Moscow, Boston, Pittsburgh, Montreal, Ann Arbor.