Past Workshops by Jorge Torres

Past Tango Workshops with Jorge Torres

June 13, 2010:  Jorge returned with some more Energy & Elegance in his workshops in the South Bay

 

ID
 Date
Day / Time
Location
City
Workshop Subject
           
613A June 13  Sunday 3:00-4:30pm 1824 Hillsdale Ave   San Jose  Energy Transfer
613B June 13  Sunday 5:00-6:30pm 1824 Hillsdale Ave   San Jose Emphatic use of Energy
           
615A June 15 Tuesday 8:30-10:00pm 1824 Hillsdale Ave   San Jose Tango Doble Frente 
           
619A  June 19  Saturday 3:00-6:00pm 1824 Hillsdale Ave   San Jose Impromptu Topics 

 

September 10-15, 2009:  Jorge brought Illusion & Magic to his workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area

 

ID
 Date
Day / Time
Location
City
Workshop Subject
           
910A Sept 10 Thursday 8:00-9:00pm Verdi Club San Francisco  What the Eye Sees 
           
911A Sept 11  Friday 6:00-7:30pm 555 Waverley  Palo Alto  Deceiving Appearances
911B Sept 11 Friday 7:30-9:00pm 555 Waverley  Palo Alto Believe it or Not 
           
912A Sept 12  Saturday 3:30-5:00pm Tango by the River  Sacramento  Eyes vs Brain 
912B Sept 12 Saturday 5:30-7:00pm  Tango by the River  Sacramento  Perception
           
913A  Sept 13  Sunday 3:00-4:30pm Dance Blvd.  San Jose  Perception & Reality 
913B Sept 13  Sunday 5:00-6:30pm  Dance Blvd.  San Jose  Smoke & Mirrors
           
914A  Sept 14  Monday 7:00-8:30pm La Pista  San Francisco  Take No Prisoners 
914B Sept 14  Monday 8:30-10:00pm La Pista  San Francisco  Secrets of a Magician 
           
915A Sept 15  Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm  Shall We Dance Monterey/PG  Deceiving Appearances
915B Sept 15  Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm Shall We Dance  Monterey/PG  Believe it or Not 
           

 

From May 12th to May 27th, 2009 Jorge Torres brought Energy and Elegance to his workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

ID
 Date
Day / Time
Location
City
Workshop Subject
#512-A  May 12  Tuesday
 8:00 - 9:30
Just Dance Ballroom Oakland Simple But Difficult!
           
#514-A
May 14   Thursday
  8:00 - 9:00 
Verdi Club** San Francisco Milonga estilo de Celebración!
           
#515-A May 15  Friday
  6:30 - 7:45
Frist Baptist Church Palo Alto Circular Turns - Part I
#515-B May 15 Friday
  8:00 - 9:15
First Baptist Church Palo Alto Circular Turns - Part II
           
#516-A May 16  Saturday
  12:15 - 1:45
Bay West Ballroom San Rafael Sacadas - Part I
#516-B May 16 Saturday
  2:00 - 3:30
Bay West Ballroom San Rafael Sacadas - Part II
           
#516-A May 16 Saturday 8:00 - 9:00  Shall We Tango**  San Mateo  Walk the Walk 
           
#517-A May 17  Sunday
  3:00 - 4:30
Alberto's Mountain View Traspié
#517-B May 17 Sunday
  5:00 - 6:30
Alberto's Mountain View  Milonga Secuencias con Traspie
           
#520-A May 20 Wednesday
  7:30-8:45
Hermann Sons Hall Petaluma Covering Ground
#520-B May 20 Wednesday
  9:00 - 10:15
Hermann Sons Hall Petaluma Adding Complexity
           
#521-A May 21 Thursday
  8:00 - 9:30
El Valenciano San Francisco Vals Cadencia - Fluidity in Close Embrace
           
#522-A May 22  Friday 8:30 - 10:00 ODC San Francisco Dissociation
           
#523-A May 23 Saturday 3:00 - 4:30 Dance Boulevard San Jose Sacadas - Part I 
#523-B May 23 Saturday 5:00 - 6:30 Dance Boulevard  San Jose Sacadas - Part II
           
#524-A May 24  Sunday 2:00 - 3:30 Cheryl Burke Dance  San Francisco Colgadas 
#524-B May 24  Sunday 4:00 - 5:30  Cheryl Burke Dance  San Francisco  Apilado 
           
#526-A May 26  Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 Just Dance Ballroom Oakland  Tension & Release 
           
#527-A May 27 Wednesday 7:30 - 8:45 Hermann Sons Hall Petaluma  In a Tight Spot?
#527-B May 27  Wednesday 9:00 - 10:15 Hermann Sons Hall  Petaluma Sharing Responsibility
           

From January 21st to January 29th, 2009 Jorge Torres offered our third series of tango workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area. The focus of workshops during this trip was Energy and Flexibility.

 121A     Jan 21  Wednesday
7:30-8:45pm
Hermann Sons Hall Petaluma  Fluid Movement 
 121B Jan 21  Wednesday
8:45-10:00pm
Hermann Sons Hall  Petaluma  Ochos & Giros 
           
 122A Jan 22  Thursday
7:45pm-9:15pm 
The Ballroom Rohnert Park Flexible Frame
           
 124A Jan 24 Saturday
2:30-4:00pm
DanceSport  San Jose Building Energy
 124B Jan 24 Saturday
4:30-6:00pm 
DanceSport  San Jose Tension & Release
 124C Jan 24  Saturday
6:30-8:00pm
DanceSport San Jose  Musical Interpretation 
           
 125A Jan 25 Sunday
1:00-2:30pm
Alberto's Mountain View  Surprising Changes of Direction 
 125B Jan 25  Sunday
3:00-4:30pm 
Alberto's  Mountain View Fluid Turns (Open & Close) 
 125C Jan 25 Sunday
5:00-6:30pm 
Alberto's  Mountain View  Dramatic & Dynamic Energy for Social Dancing 
           
 127A Jan 27  Tuesday
7:00-8:15pm
House of the Four Winds Monterey  Calesitas y Planeos
 127B Jan 27   Tuesday
8:30-9:45pm
House of the Four Winds  Monterey  Milonga Rhythm 
           
 128A Jan 28 Wednesday
8:00-9:30pm 
Ballroom Dance Supply  Campbell Mystery Workshop 
           
 129A Jan 29 Thursday
8:15-9:45pm 
Red Morton Center  Redwood City  Colgada/Back Sacada 

 From October 24th to November 4th, 2008 Jorge Torres offered a series of tango workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area. During this series of engagements workshop material was gradually increased in complexity and difficulty of Technical Skills as the series progressed.

1024A 
Oct. 24
Friday
7:00 - 8:30 
First Baptist Church
Palo Alto
Tango Walk
           
1025A
Oct. 25
Saturday
2:30 - 4:00 
DanceSport San Jose Ochos
1025B
Oct. 25
Saturday
4:30 - 6:00
DanceSport San Jose Giros / Enrosques
1025C
Oct. 25 Saturday
6:30 - 8:00
DanceSport San Jose Displacements
 & Invasions
           
1026A Oct. 26 Sunday
1:00 - 2:30
Alberto's Mountain View Milonga -
 Close Embrace
1026B Oct. 26   Sunday
3:00 - 4:30
Alberto's Mountain View Vals Sequences
1026C Oct. 26 Sunday
5:00 - 6:30
Alberto's Mountain View Close Embrace -
 Footwork
           
1027A Oct. 27 Monday
7:00 - 8:00
Los Gatos
 High School
Los Gatos Axis & Balance
           
1028A Oct. 28 Tuesday
7:15 - 8:45
El Valenciano San Francisco Tango Elevations
           
1030A Oct. 30 Thursday
8:00 - 9:30
El Valenciano San Francisco Single Axis Turns
           
1031A Oct. 31 Friday
8:30 - 10:00
ODC Dance
 Community
San Francisco The Art
 of Improvisation
           
1101A Nov. 1 Saturday
5:30 - 7:00
BayWest Ballroom San Rafael Tango Musicality
1101B Nov. 1 Saturday
7:00 - 8:30
BayWest Ballroom San Rafael Vals - Cadencia
           
1102A Nov. 2 Sunday
2:15 - 3:45
The Belrose San Rafael Milonga  -
 Rhythym &
  Syncopation
           
1103A Nov. 3 Monday
8:30 -10:00
La Pista San Francisco Wraps & Lifts
           
1104A Nov. 4 Tuesday
8:00 - 9:30
El Valenciano San Francisco Milonga - Traspie

In August 2008 Jorge was introduced to tango dancers in the South Bay.  The first week workshops were conducted by Jorge as a solo act and in the second week he was joined by Natalia Hills.

812A Aug. 12

Tuesday

7:00 - 8:30

First Baptist Church Palo Alto Fluid Movement 
812B Aug. 12

Tuesday

8:45 - 10:15

First Baptist Church Palo Alto Musicality & Improvisation
819A Aug. 19

Tuesday

7:00 - 8:30

First Baptist Church Palo Alto Variations on Boleos
819B Aug. 19

Tuesday

8:45 - 10:15

First Baptist Church Palo Alto Simple but Difficult!