Tuesday Night Tango in Palo Alto

Covid precautions-

We strongly encourage vaccinations, but no longer require proof of vaccination. Masks are optional. Please do not attend if you are not feeling well.

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.

July Series (7/2 - 7/30 2024): Giros y Ganchos  *No event 7/23/24

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- Turns

Introduction to the basic turns in tango. Learn to easily move between walking, ochos and turns. 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+ - Ganchos II:

Fancy kicks between your partner’s legs. Learn to do them safely and socially. We will learn ganchos for both leads and follows, and how to encourage them

What is my dance level?

August Series starts 8/6/24    Giros


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!

  -now with air conditioning!!  :o)

Cost:     July 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 **


6/4           New Series starts Ochos y Ganchos; Special guest DJ Fam

6/11     Special guest DJ Carlos



7/2           New Series starts Giros y Ganchos  

7/9     Special guest DJ Carlos




8/6           New Series starts Giros  


8/20         Special workshops with Luciana Valle


9/3          New Series starts TBA



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