Tuesday Night Tango in Palo Alto

First Baptist Church (in the Fellowship Hall)

305 N California Ave (X Bryant)
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.

Summer Intensivo Part 1 & 2- 
July & August Series (7/2-7/30 & 8/6-8/27 2013):
Progressive series with Leslie Gordon
Everyone will learn to lead and follow.

7:00-8:00  Fundamentals-  Turns I & II:

The three basic steps to argentine tango are walking, ochos and turns (giros).. Master all the basic turns from walking in Part 1, and mix the ochos and turns in Part 2. Perfect to get you out onto the floor tangoing socially. This series is ideal for new dancers (bring your friends), or experienced dancers  working on fundamentals.

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 othe tango basics.

8:00-9:00  Intermediate+ - Progressive Turns I & II:

There are a number of continuing turns which can progress around the floor in tango. Master these steps to move effortlessly between different turns as you dance. Learn cadenas (chains) and how to incorporate sacads and ganchos into these progressive turns. Part 2 will be a continuation of Part 1.

What is my dance level?


**September Series starts 9/3/13   

Topics: Playing with the Feet**



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:      Jul series (5 classes)- $40 ; students $30 
               Aug series (4 classes)- $32 ; students $24 
               Summer series (9 classes)- $72 ; students $54 
               drop-in before 9 (for 1 or both classes)- $10; students $8
               drop-in after 9- $3; students $2  

            ** Always free after 10 pm **


             7/2            New Series starts: Summer Intensivo Part 1     DJ: Leslie
             7/9            DJ: Leslie
             7/16          DJ:     
             7/23          DJ: 
             7/30          DJ:  
             8/6            Summer Intensivo Part 2     DJ: 
             8/13          DJ:     
             8/20          DJ: 
             8/27          DJ:  
             9/3            New Series starts:  TBA        DJ: Leslie
             9/10          DJ: 
             9/17          DJ: