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.

May Series (5/7 - 5/28 2024): 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- Dancing Close Embrace

What's special about close embrace, and why do all the tango dancers love it? Get comfortable with walking and ochos, and start having fun in close. 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+ - Wraps in Close:

Polish techniques for connection, axis and changing embrace. Develop a variety of wraps that work best in close. Techniques for both leads and follows

What is my dance level?

June Series starts 6/4/24    Ochos y Ganchos


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:     May 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 **


4/2     New Series starts Playing With Feet


4/16     No Event: No classes or practica

4/23     Special guest DJ Fam  


5/7          New Series starts Close Embrace; Special guest DJ Fam




6/4           New Series starts Ochos y Ganchos




7/2           New Series starts Turns  


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