Tango & Nature Retreat

Wonderful weekend seminar in Valk Texel Hotel directly close to the Northsea at Texel Island. Come and enjoy tango, friendship, freshly cooked food, wooden dance floor. Under professional guidance of maestros Mariano y Cosima Díaz Campos (ARG / NL).

Hotel De Pelikaan / Valk Texel: www.valktexel.nl
Luxurious hotel with private bathrooms and coffe/tea facility.
Arrangement: Tangoweekend with 5 workshops, 2 milongas, 2 stretch & balance trainings, including two nights in luxurious hotel, with 2x breakfast and 2x dinner.
Price: The full arrangement for the total price of 332 euro per person. 
Tango level: advanced.
Seminar theme: tango, vals, milonga, técnica.
Dates: Friday 11 March - Sunday 13 March 2022.

Address: Pelikaanweg 18, 1796 NR De Koog, Nederland
https://goo.gl/maps/1TKX1jtA4GomtVzi9

Registration
Texel 11 - 13 March 2022

Nature & Tango Retreat


Come and enjoy tango, friendshop & nature! Connect with your senses in the beautiful nature, enjoy the friendship of the tango group, and be inspired by the tangoclasses of Mariano & Cosima.


Tango Masterclass chooses it's accommodations with great care. This retreat takes place in Hotel Valk Texel (De Pelikaan).

 The hotel is beautifully situated in a quiet forest area on the edge of the dunes of Texel National Park and only 15-minute walk from the North Sea beach. The hotel consists of a a great dance hall where all our workshops, milongas and trainings take place. The hotel offers a sauna and solarium. Each room features a private bathroom and a tv, bicycle rental, free wifi and a coffee/tea facility. Between the dancing you can relax at the Peli Pub that serves various local beers, liquors and other beverages. There are also various walking and biking routes in the direct area of De Pelikaan Texel.

 The hotel was build  in 1934 . Since 2020 it has new owners (Van der Valk). All the standard rooms have gotten a fantastic make-over, and the restaurant and reception are beautifully renovated. All rooms now have a coffee & tea facility. The same super friendly staff is working at the hotel.

After waiting two years (because of coronacrisis) we can finally get together again to enjoy tango, friendship, good food & nature!

We are so much looking forward to meet you at the 2nd edition: Tango Texel March 2022!

Schedule 

Friday

  • you can check in as of 15:00 h
  • leisure time
  • 16:30 h workshop group A
  • 17:45 h workshop group B
  • 19:00 h dinner
  • 21:00 h welcome toast & milonga de bienvenida

Saturday

  • 08:00 - 10:30 h breakfast
  • 09:30 h stretch & balance (optional)
  • 10:00 h workshop group B
  • 11:00 h workshop group A
  • leisure time
  • 16:30 h workshop group A
  • 17:45 h workshop group A
  • 19:00 h dinner
  • 21:00 u milonga primavera (dresscode: colourful)

Sunday

  • 08:00 - 10:30 h breakfast
  • 09:30 h stretch & balance (optional)
  • 10:00 h workshop group A
  • 11:00 h workshop group B
  • leisure time
  • 15:00 h workshop group A + B
  • 16:00 u despedida / goodbye
     
     

Tango Arrangement de Luxe

  • Stay at beautiful & freshly renovated hotel in Texel
  • Two breakfast buffets & two delicious dinners
  • Tango programme: 5 workshops + 2 milongas + 2 stretch & balance trainings

Standard double room: 332 euro p.p.
Comfort double room: 355 euro p.p.

Standard room single use: 392 euro p.p.
Standard comfort single use: 438 euro p.p.

Surcharge dog: 15 euro per night.

Do you wish to share a room?
If you are single and want to find a roommate to share a room (separate beds), please send a message to [email protected]

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Your Maestros Mariano y Cosima

Your teachers this weekend are Mariano y Cosima Díaz Campos. Mariano was born in Buenos Aires, and raised in a tango family. He transmits the cultural heritage from a family of tangodancers. His grandfather used to organize milongas in his home town, his mother was the pioneer of tango in Holland, and passed the legacy to her son. Mariano & Cosima met in 2001, and trained intensively in Buenos Aires with renowned maestros. Their style is classical and Argentine. Cosima brought to the couple and to the teaching her experience in music in general and in tango music in particular (she studied Argentine Tango violin in Rotterdam in 1996-1997), and her knowledge in healthy movements and postures (she graduated as an excercise-therapist in 2001, and as a physiotherapist in 2004).

Mariano & Cosima are dedicated teachers, and their classes are appreciated by students for their effective methodology. The couple knows how to work intensively with a group, yet create a light, fun and relaxed atmosphere. They guarantee a good balance between explanation and time to practice and a good alternation between group dynamics and individual feedback. They know how to connect technique with feeling, and they focus on the essence of tango in their classes. They give subtle and accurate corrections that make every students grow fast.

Most important aspects in teaching are:

  • healthy movements, relaxed energy, full feeling of the body;
  • quality of movement, connection and musical interpretation.