Tuesday Night Tango in Palo Alto

We are in a new location

Congregation Etz Chayim (in the balllroom)

4161 Alma Street (near San Antonio)
Palo Alto, CA

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Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango was born in the late 1800's in Buenos Aires, and has been changing and evolving ever since. It is a beautiful dance form that provides endless opportunity for improvisation and playfulness.

January Series (1/8 - 1/29 2019): Close Embrace
Progressive series with Leslie Gordon
Everyone will learn to lead and follow.
No need to bring partners, we switch regularly.

7:00-8:00  Fundamentals- Introduction to Close Embrace: 

What's special about close embrace and why do experienced dancers love it? We'll cover the basics to get you comfortable and having fun in close embrace.. This series is ideal for new dancers, or experienced dancers working on fundamentals, or the other role.

8:00-9:00  Fundamentals- Practica

Stay for the practice led by some of the advanced students. We will review the material from the first class, and other tango basics.

8:00-9:00  Intermediate+ - Mastering Close Embrace:

We will polish techniques for connection, axis, and changing distance. We will focus on key moves that are best in close embrace: volcada variations, and ochos without pivots. Techniques for both leads and follows..

What is my dance level?

**February Series starts 2/5/19   Topics: Ochos y Boleos


9:00-11:00   -get your fix of alternative and classical music
                       -various DJ's
                       -large wooden floor to try your biggest
                         and wildest moves!

Cost:    January series (4 classes)- $40 ; students $32            
drop-in before 9 (for 1 or both classes)- $12; students $10                                                                                          
                drop-in after 9- $5; students $3  

            ** Always free after 10 pm **


New Series starts: Tango Vals

            12/11       Classes 7-9; Holiday Milonga 9-11           

       No Event- Holiday Break

            12/25       No Event- Hoilday Break           

      No Event- Holiday Break

 1/8/19       New Series starts: Close Embrace 


 1/8/19       New Series starts: Close Embrace