Milonga Sundays - second Sundays at Emerald City Lounge

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Event Date: 
December 12, 2011 - 1:00am - 4:00am
Emerald City Lounge
118 N. First Street, Champaign, Il


Milonga uses the same basic elements as Tango and requires a greater relaxation of legs and body. Movement is normally faster, and pauses are not made. It is rather a kind of rhythmic walking without complicated figures, with a much more "rustic" style than Tango.

There are different styles of Milonga: Milonga Lisa (Simple Milonga), in which the dancer steps on every beat of the music; and Milonga con Traspié, in which the dancer uses Traspiés or contrapasos (changes of weight from one foot to the other and back again in double time or three steps in two beats) to interpret the music. Thus, dynamics may be danced without having to run fast or without the use of much space.

Come out and experience Milonga on our open dance floor. Make it a night out with your partner or a group of friends! Also enjoy our Sunday night specials while enjoying the show.

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