A: To quote Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, meditation is not an act! It is the art of doing nothing. The rest in meditation is deeper than the deepest sleep that you can ever have. When the mind becomes free from agitation, becomes calm and serene and is at peace, meditation happens.
Q: What is Tango?
A: A partner dance form, centred around the embrace, that originated in Argentina in the 1890s.It is a part of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list. It is all about connection, axis, and words which make many run to the dictionary! Thankfully, the knowledge is body-centric which means the teacher transfers the wisdom to the student. Yes, quite like theguru-shishya parampara.
Q. What is Sri Sri Tango?
A: Sri Sri Tango is an introduction to the Art of Living lifestyle: meditation, yogic breathing or pranayama, yogasanas, learnings derived from interactive games, and keys lessons in the Tango. 2.5 hours for 3 days. Contribution 2,000 INR.
Some call it the art of embracing. One's Self.
Q. When did it begin?
A: The workshop, conceptualised by Art of Living faculty and Tango guru, Marco Di Giano began in Argentina in 2010 and was successfully held in countries like Germany, Spain, Philippines, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland and Singapore.This is the first of its kind in India.
Q. I already dance the Tango and wish to learn to meditate. Could I come?
A: Must. To discover a whole new dimension to Tango!
Q. I meditate. What does it have for me ?
A: A reverence and understanding of the machine that this body is. It will gently take you deeper into your sadhana(spiritual practice). "Not my body, yet my body"- Daniel Trenner
Q. Do I need special shoes/heels?
A: A pair of socks would do for this workshop. You may carry dancing shoes/heels if you wish.
Q. My mum is 70. Could she join?
A: Sure, our faculty has taught Tango to over 80 year olds. In fact, we encourage family members to experience the Meditative Tango together. Sri Sri Tango is fun for the entire family.