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Instruction in Argentine Tango

Please contact instructors directly for details on their classes & to confirm schedules. Lisitngs are a courtesy of Tango Club of Albuquerque; acccuracy is dependent on individual instructor's updates to us.

Group Classes and Private Lessons in Albuquerque

Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez | Bien Milonguero Tango School
Las Puertas Events Center
, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.)
Beginner Series, Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm & Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm. Contact for info.
Intermediate Series, Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm. Contact for info.
Both Series (beginners and intermediate) are focused on dancers with a solid background in close embrace. Please talk with Eva & Pablo if you are interested.
Drop-in classes & practica
Mondays & Wednesdays: Beginner drop-in class, 7:30-8:30pm. $17.
Thursdays: Intermediate drop-in class, 7:30-8:30pm. $20.
Thursdays: Roadrunner Practica, 8:30-10:30pm. $5; $3/Bien Milonguero students.
Followers' technique workshops with Eva Garlez
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, & 28
, 6:00-7:30pm. $25/drop-in; $80 full package.
Elements that every follower needs to take their dance to the next level (ornaments, axis control, footwork, musicality, balance). Bring comfortable shoes (high heels are welcome too).
Private lessons for individuals and couples
also available.
Email | (505)313-5316 | Website

Carrie Field at Bianca Lily Ballet in Albuquerque
Check website for new session dates.
Enroll on website

John Roy & Marina Baden
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, 7521 Carmel Ave NE 87111 (near Wyoming and Paseo). Map
Mondays: March 4, 11, 18, 25.
Fundamental/Basics class, 7:15-8:00pm. Great for beginners or to review
Topic/progressive class, 8:00-8:45pm. March topic: All Types of Volcadas. Starts at basic on 3/4; progresses to interm/adv by 3/25. Must attend one other 8:00pm class to attend 3/25 wrap up. Video wrap-up at end of class. $10/class; $40/5 classes. Cash or check (no plastic). 5-packs expire in 3 months, unless other arrangements are made. 5-class packs roll from month to month until used up and are nonrefundable.
Please note: To use this facility you must buy an annual pass for $20 (good at all senior centers or multigenerational centers in town).
Private lessons also available focusing on close embrace, salon, and nuevo styles of Tango. John Roy, (505)717-2020 | Email

Double Time Dance Studio | John Henry Moore & Adrienne Cozza
112 Morningside SE in Nob Hill (just off Central, west of San Mateo, east of Carlisle).
Contact for current class info.
Classes in other dances and private lessons available.
Studio, (505)268-1123 | Email | Website
John Henry, (505)268-1123 | Email
Adrienne, (505)414-5408 | Email

Joseph Chavez | BODY's Emotion
Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
Wednesdays: Tango Fundamentals, 5:30-6:30pm; Build on first class, 6:30-7:30pm.
Private lessons also available.
Joseph Chavez, (505)948-1579 | Email

Michael Walker
Enchantment Dancing, 337 San Pedro Dr NE (north of Copper Ave on the west side)
Wednesdays: 7:15-8:15pm. $20/class or $120/8 classes.
Private lessons also available Albuquerque or Santa Fe.
Michael Walker (505)795-6798

Tony Espinoza
Enchantment Dancing, 337 San Pedro Dr NE (north of Copper Ave on the west
side of the road) on
Thursdays: Fundamentals, 5:30-6:30pm; Build on first class, 6:30-7:30pm. $10/class.
Private lessons also available.
(505)385-4718 | Email | Website

Saturdays: Tango I, 12:00-1:00pm; Tango II, 1:00-2:00pm. $10/class; $15/both.
Musicality, Embellishments and Navigation in a Variety of Embraces. Classes are non-sequential. Tango II will build on the figures taught in Tango I.
Svetlana Petkovic is also avaialble for private and semi-private lessons in Albuquerque & Santa Fe.
(505)506-1728 | Email | Facebook

Argentine Tango Private Lessons in Albuquerque

Private lessons are also available by instructors listed above.

Paul Akmajian
Argentine Tango private lessons in Albuquerque/Los Ranchos (when in town) or Tucson. Milonguero Style.
(505)453-1786 | Email

Felipe el Alemán
Private lessons in Milonguero Style Argentine Tango in Albuquerque.
All days, 9:00am-8:00pm. $20 per person/hour; $30 per couple/hour
(509)389-4154 | Email | Website

Carrie Field
Private and group lessons in Albuquerque.
(575)613-0250 | Email | Website

William (Bill) Gruner
Argentine Tango private lessons in Albuquerque.
(505)884-8198 | Email

Cory Allison Leonard
Argentine Tango private lessons in Albuquerque.
(505)918-3955 | Email

Marina Baden | Yoga for Dancers
Back aching? Shoulders & hips feeling tight? Discomfort in your feet & ankles? Restless sleep keeping you from enjoying a good night's sleep? Time to consider giving yourself some long-lasting solutions to these problems with some one-on-one guidance. A simple session or two will provide you with a gentle opportunity to address and manage your problem areas bringing renewed comfort and ease to your dancing.Private lessons with Marina, Email

Group classes and Private lessons in Santa Fe , Los Alamos & Taos

Liz Haight | Two Moon Tango
La Cieneguilla classes in close-embrace Club-style/ Milonguero Style tango at 16 Camino Largo, La Cieneguilla, NM. 45 min. north of Albuq.; 15 min. south of Santa Fe. Call or email to receive directions.
Wednesday (contact to confirm session dates): Tango III, 7:00-8:30pm. $90/6-weeks or $18 drop-in.
Saturdays: Tango I & II, 6:15-7:15pm, before monthly milonga. Taught by Liz, assisted by Bob Bern. $10/class drop-in.
Women Leaders Workshop, Sat January 26. Classes: 1:30-3:00pm; 3:30-5:00pm.
Group outing to dinner followed by Practica, 7:30-9:00pm. $75/day. Email to
Fundamentals and Essentials to Close Embrace Tango. Email to register/role balance.
Vals/Milonga Traspie Workshop. Email to register/ role balance. Contact for next dates. Contact for next dates.
Private lessons also available.
Liz, (505)982-5833 | Email | Website

David Cohen
Argentine Tango ongoing classes at Odd Fellows Hall, 1125 Cerrillos Rd in Santa Fe. No previous dance experience necessary; no dance partner required.
Thursdays: All levels, 7:00-8:00pm. $12 drop-in class; $50/5-class card.
Private lessons also available.
David Cohen, (505)988-2275 | Email

Michael Walker
Santa Fe classes at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side).
Thursdays: Beginning classes, 8:00-9:00pm.
Michael is also available for private lessons in Santa Fe or Albuquerque.
Michael Walker, (505)795-6798 | Email

Shahin Medghalchi | Tango House of Santa Fe
Private classes in Santa Fe (1201 Don Diego Ave) and Taos, and Albuquerque, Mondays-Fridays. Fundamentals of movement, musicality, social floor technique (dancing tango universally) for all levels. Reserve your space & learn about details.
Wednesday evenings, 7:00-9:00pm; and Thursdays, 11:00am-6:30pm in Taos.
Private and group classes, and practica at “Shahin’s School of Dance,” 94 NM State Road 150, El Prado, NM 87529 at Plaza Venado.
For details/to register: Shahin, (505)920-9987 or (575)779-0712 | Email | Website

Alp Findikoglu & Paula Couselo-Findikoglu
Classes in Los Alamos & Santa Fe. Small Group Sessions — Beginner/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced levels. Private lessons also available. Email

Jaimes Friedgen & Christa Rodriguez
Group and private lessons. Classes in Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque.
Email | Website

Rosalia Galassi & John Dunbar
Private lessons in Salon Style Tango in Santa Fe. (505)989-1225 | Email

Peter Roche
Private lessons in tango with emphasis on balance and connection in Santa Fe. (505)474-2801 | Email


James Friedgen & Christa Rodriguez

Group and private classes at The Studio at Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos.
Mondays: New Beginner’s 5-week series, 1/14-2/11, 5:30-6:30pm. Practica,
6:30-7:30pm. $60/series or $15/class. (Half-price for student repeating this
Info: (818)267-0529 | Email | Website

Shahin’s School of Dance
Wednesday evenings: Beginners group class, 7:00-8:00pm; Beginners guided
practica, 8:30-9:30pm.
Thursdays: Private classes, 11:00am-5:00pm; Intermediate/Advanced Group/Guided practica, 5:30-6:30pm.
94 NM State Rd 150, El Prado, NM 87529 at Plaza Venado
Shahin, (505)920-9987 or (575)779-0712 | Email | Website

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