November, 2021

08novAll Day12Tango CourseFor beginners and and advancedHotel Reine VictoriaEventtyp:Workshop

Event Details

Beginners (with and without tango knowledge)

  • What is tango?
  • Basic of the tango and the embracement as priority
  • What are the most important points to be able to dance on a milonga (dance evening) like in Argentina?

Intermediate and advanced

  • Musicality in Tango and Vals. What is a musical phrase, an accent and a variation?
  • Milonga: What is milonga lisa and with traspie? How are they danced loosely and stress-free?
  • Tango: Roles alternate with simple and beautiful figures to understand the partner on the other side. Gain clarity in leading.

The students understand and experience for themselves that the tango pair expresses the music through their elegant and concerted movements. Through their connection, the couple themselves become part of the tango orchestra.

Rafael Herbas
He was born in 1980 in Buenos Aires. In 2000, he started dancing tango in the tango school “Club Cervantes” with Adrián Bahut, a specialist in Argentine tango, and soon became his assistant in the tango courses. He continued his training in the dance school José Neglia and the specialists Norberto Guichenduc, Juan Carlos Espósito, Haydé González, Eduardo Pérez and Gabriela Elías. Since April 2014 he lives in St. Gallen and teaches tango courses and gives workshops in Eastern Switzerland. In February 2016 opens the “Tango School Rafael Herbas”, which he leads together with his wife Lea Graber.

Lea Graber
She gets to know and love the tango during a five-month stay in Buenos Aires 2012. Since the opening of the Tango School, she has been in charge of administration, organizing milongas (tango evenings) and loves to dance milonga (music style) with her husband. In addition, she is a certified yoga teacher and passionate globetrotter.

Course times
Beginners 5.30 – 7.00 pm
Intermediate and advanced 7.15 – 8.45 pm

Course fee
CHF 210.-

Courseflyer incl. Room rates in German


November 8 (Monday) - 12 (Friday)


Hotel Reine Victoria

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