Tangowithjon.com

Tangowithjon.com

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4 employees
17 years in business

About this pro

ABOUT JON, P

Jon started building his strong foundation for dance when he was a teenager.  With four years of training in martial arts, he attained the essential core understanding of body movement and balance.  He has studied a variety of styles including Ballroom Latin, Swing, Cuban Salsa, Merengue, Modern Dance, Ballet and Flamenco.

Jon’s love for Argentine tango music and dance began in his early 20’s.  It was then that he decided to dedicate his life to this seductive art form.  In 2002, Jon began his career as a tango instructor, choreographer and performer.  He was an in-house dance instructor at many well known dance studios in NYC, NJ, Westchester and LI, as well as a guest teacher at various tango festivals in the US and abroad (Japan, Korea, Europe).  Jon has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center, the 92nd Street Y and the Star Light Roof Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria.  His television appearances include Fox 5 – Good Day NY, Channel 13 and Channel 17.

Jon specializes in traditional close embrace; in the styles of Milonguero, Salon and Stage tango.  His maestros/maestras are some of the most prominent and well respected Argentinean tango masters of our time.  Daniel and Maria, Tete Rusconi (Vals), Omar Vega (Milonga), Carlos Gavito, Nito Garcia, Facundo and Kelly Posadas (Milonga), Elba Garcia and Kelly Posadas (Follower’s Technique).

Jon is one of the few teachers who specializes in traditional close embrace, combined with his extensive knowledge in all three dance styles, Tango, Milonga and Vals make him one of the most sought after instructors in NYC.  His progressive and fun approach to teaching continues to inspire students of all levels to grow at an accelerated pace.  Jon’s philosophy is that technique is the grammar that holds the language of the dance together.  His mission – to pass on the in-depth knowledge he has acquired from his many great teachers to his students, contribute to the growth of our local tango community and help preserve the traditions of Argentine Tango.

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New York, NY 10001
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

All levels from absolute beginners to Advanced  and professionals


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

professional

Tango salon 

tango stage

Argentinian milonga Dance

Tango Val's dance

tango wedding dance


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$125


How did you get started teaching?

for the last 12 years I've been teaching in New York in the US and around the world


What types of students have you worked with?

 For the last 12 years I've been teaching New York in the US and around the world 

from absolute beginners to advanced and professionals


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

We have three our own events in New York City


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

The family feeling it's very important a good student and a good teacher is like a family member a part of your life.

  Technique is the grammar that hold the language of the dance together, and that's we teach our students the most


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

No need to think just relax come for your first lesson and we will start from there, if you are a beginner  we will start from the basic and if you're  Advanced we will start from there

there is a class for everyone, The learning process never end.


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