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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.)
Drop-in classes
Advanced Beginners class, 6:30-7:30pm; Absolute Beginners class, 7:30-8:30pm. $17/class.
Wednesdays: Beginners class, 7:30-8:30pm; Advanced Beginner class, 8:30-9:30pm. $17/class.
Thursdays: Advance Beginners class, 7:30pm-8:30pm. $17/class.
Intermediate/Advanced class, 7:30-8:30pm. $20/class.
Thursdays: Roadrunner Practica, 8:30-10:30pm. $5; $3/Bien Milonguero students.
Classes at CSP Studios. 1624 Eubank Blvd NE
Tuesdays: Beginners class, 7:00-8:00pm.
Saturdays: Beginners Class, 3:00-4:00pm.
For prices contact CSP Studios: (505)883-9521 | Email
Private lessons for individuals and couples also available.
Contact or check website for current or upcoming courses.
Private lessons for individuals and couples
also available.
Email | (505)313-5316 | Website

John Roy & Marina Baden
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, 7521 Carmel Ave NE 87111 (near Wyoming and Paseo). Map | Note new class times and new location.
Mondays: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
Fundamental/Basics class, 7:15-8:00pm. Great for beginners or to review
Topic/progressive class, 8:00-8:45pm. July topic: Boleos and ganchos, starting at basic on 7/2 and ending at advanced on 7/30. Must attend one other 8:00pm class in July to attend the 7/30 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. Students who've taken at least 50 classes with John in the last couple of years and who have a 5-pack can take any 7:15pm class for $5. 2 classes will be added to every existing class pack.
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

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

Joseph Chavez | Abracadabra Dance Company
Currently at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
Tuesdays: Tango Fundamentals, 7:00pm-8:00pm; Intermediate/Advanced Tango, 8:00-9:00pm.
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

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 next tango session dates.
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

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
Mondays, 6:30-7:45pm, Lloyd Shaw Dance Center (in the large studio). Open to any & everyone. All levels welcome. Dress comfortably. Mats available or BYO. $10. 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.
Thursdays (contact for next session dates): Tango III, 7:00-8:30pm. $90/6-weeks or $18 drop-in.
Saturdays (cancelled thru the summer): Tango I & II, 12:00-1:15pm. Register by email to enable role-balance. Taught by Liz, assisted by Bob Bern.
Vals/Milonga Traspie Workshop (contact for next session dates), 1:00-2:30pm and 3:00-4:00pm. $50/day. Email to register/role balance.
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 in Taos.
Mondays, (contact for current session info), 6:30-8:00pm.
Practica on Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $5. 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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