Tuesday Night Tango in Palo Alto


We are moving to a new location. The City of Palo Alto is requiring all tenants of the First Baptist Church to move.

See article

8/29 we will be back at the First Baptist Church. There will only be  classes (7-9), no milonga. We will probably be at Etz Chayim shortly. Stay tuned.

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.

August Series (8/1 - 8/29 2017):  All About Music

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-  Playing With Rhythm 101

How to use rhythms and phrasing to inspire your dancing. Introduction to vals and milonga. 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+ -  Playing with Axes in Turns II:

Do you tend to repeat the same movements no matter what the music? Does milonga make you uncomfortable? Learn to connect to the music to inspire your partners. Develop techniques for both leads and follows.

What is my dance level?

**September Series starts 9/5/17   Topics: Ochos and Wraps                                                  


9:00-11:00   -get your fix of alternative and classical msic

                       -various DJ's

                       -large wooden floor to try your biggest

                         and wildest moves!

Cost:    August series (5 classes)- $40 ; students $30          

                drop-in before 9 (for 1 or both classes)- $10; students $8 

                drop-in after 9- $3; students $2  

            ** Always free after 10 pm **


            7/11         New Series starts: Turns II



            8/1           New Series starts: All About Music

            8/8           Update for 8/8/17- classes from 7-9 as normal, but no practica afterwards

            8/15         Update for 8/15/17- classes from 7-9 as normal, but no practica afterward   

            8/22         First evening in our new location- classes from 7-9 as normal, but no practica afterward   

            8/29         Update for 8/29/17- classes from 7-9 at First Baptist Church; no practica afterwards

            9/5           New Series starts: Ochos and Wraps

            9/12          Special workshop with Luciana Valle 7:30-9: Secrets to Perfect Ochos  





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