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.

September Series (9/3 - 9/24 2019): Close Variations

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: 

What's special about close embrace, and why do all the tango dancers love it? We will cover all the basic movements so you can tart 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+ - Playing With the Free Leg:

Use core and connection to make the free leg musical. Change the quality of the movement: big, small, soft or dramatic. Key techniques for both leads and follows.

What is my dance level?

**October Series starts 10/1/19   Topics: Ochos

***Special Workshop with Luciana Valle 9/10/19


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:   September series (4 classes)- $50 ; students $42         *Includes workshop with Luciana 9/10/19   

                drop-in before 9 (for 1 or both classes)- $12; students $10         **Drop-in $25 ($20 students) 9/10/19  if space available                                                                drop-in after 9- $5; students $3  

                ** Always free after 10 pm **


            8/6         New Series starts: The Cross                                         8/13                      8/20           


            9/3         New Series starts: Close Variations                                         9/10       Special workshop with Luciana Valle                      9/17           


            10/1         New Series starts:  Ochos

            10/8                      10/15           


            10/29      Classes 7-9;  Bal des Vampires- 9-11     


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