Damian Thompson Residency with Ani Tchakmakdjian Workshops Day 1 07 Sep 2023
Thu, 07 Sep 2023 @ 18:30hrs → 21:45hrs Ended
Saint Martins Community Resource Centre, 232 Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2JG – Map
£21 each or £76 for the all 4 workshops package

About this event

Workshops Day 1 of this exciting 10 day NE residency with Damian Thompson and Ani Tchakmakdjian kicks off with 2 delicious, not to miss workshops. You are welcome whatever your level and experience to any one or both. Damian is a master at delivering mixed level sessions that challenge and delight and you do not need to attend with a partner. He is being supported by our own Edinburgh based Ani who has been collaborating and teaching with Damian now for almost ten years. A great combination!

Firstly from 6.30pm – 8.00pm we have ‘Creating Opportunities With The Contra Boleo’. Breaking free from predictable outcomes to find exciting options when using this much loved move.

Then from 8.15pm – 9.45pm ‘Milonga with Traspie’. Who doesn’t love a Milonga! This workshop is ideal for you if you have never experienced dancing Milonga. Or if you are a seasoned dancer looking to discover delightful new possibilities to enhance and expand on your practice and add to all that Milonga fun on the dance floor.

How to book

Contact Ani Tchakmakdjian to book a place in the workshops and make payment.

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