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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 in Albuquerque

Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez | Bien Milonguero Tango School
1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.)
Drop-in classes
Mondays: Beginner classes, 6:30-7:30pm and 7:30-8:30pm. $20/class.
: Free Intro class, 7:00-7:30pm. Beginner classes, 8:30-9:30pm and 7:30-8:30pm. $20.
Thursdays: Beginner class, 6:30-7:30pm. Intermediate, 7:30-8:30pm. $20/class.
Thursdays: Roadrunner Practica, 8:30-10:30pm. $5; $3/Bien Milonguero students.
Fridays, July 14, 21, 28: Milonga Workshop for beginners, 6:30-8:00pm. 3 classes + after class practice. $20/drop-in per class; $55/full package (Bien Milonguero students 10% off). This Milonga workshop is intended for anyone that wants to do their first steps in the Milonga rhythm. Basic steps, rhythm and how to work in the line of dance and lots of fun! To register: Pablo, (505)313-5316.
Contact or check website for other current orupcoming courses.
Course info/sign up | bienmilonguero.com | [email protected] |
(505) 313-5316

John Roy & Marina Baden
Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE
Mondays: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
. 8:00-9:00pm. $15/class; $50/5 classes, expires in 3 months unless other arrangements are made. Cash or check. Video wrap-up at end of class. Must attend at least one other Monday night class to attend wrap-up on 8/28. August topic: Calecitas. Topic progresses during the month from beginner to advanced.
John Roy, [email protected] | (505)717-2020

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.
Michael Walker (505)795-6798

New Mexico School of Music, 136-J Washington SE
Wednesdays: Practica, 6:00-7:30pm. $8.
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 is available for privates.
(505)506-1728 | tangoxchange.com | [email protected]

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 classes available: (505)385-4718 | [email protected] | tangoconantonio.com

Joseph Chavez.
Holiday Dance Studio, Eubank at Spain in The Promenade Shopping Center
Thursdays: Basic Tango, 6:00-7:00pm; Intermediate/Advanced, 7:00-8:00pm. Milonga/Practica, 8:00pm, alternating each week after that between milongas and practicas.
Joseph Chavez, [email protected]

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 tango class schedule.
Classes in other dances and private lessons available.
(505)268-1123 | [email protected] | doubletimedance.com

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 protected]

Group classes in Santa Fe & Los Alamos

Tango USA, Luren Bellucci & Michael Walker. Santa Fe classes at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side).
Mondays: Int./Adv. Tango/Vals/Milonga, 7:30-9:00pm. (Michael)
Intermediate/Advanced 6-week sessions — call to sign-up as these sessions are to be lead/follow balanced. $125+tax. No refunds; expiration dates will be held.
Thursdays: Beginning classes, 8:00-9:00pm. (Michael)
Contact for current session dates.
Luren Bellucci, (505)660-0075 | [email protected] | Michael Walker, (505)795-6798

Liz Haight & Masami Hirokawa. 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. On vacation. Classes resume 8/31 or 9/7.
Thursdays: Tango III, 7:00-8:30pm. $90/6-weeks or $18 drop-in.
Saturdays: Tango I & II, 3:30-4:45pm (starts at 6:15pm on Milonga-Saturdays.) Email to reserve/role balance. Taught by Liz, assisted by Bob Bern.
Register by email to allow role-balance. Taught by Liz, assisted by Bob Bern.
Private classes also available.
Bob Bern is available for privates this month: (505)204-8731 | [email protected]
Liz, (505)982-5833 | lizhaight@earthlink.net | twomoontango.com

Alaric Balibrera. Tuesdays. Inquire for current schedule.
Classes at Pomegranate Studios, Cerrillos & Paseo de Peralta above Sage Bakehouse in Santa Fe. Pomegranate Studios, (505)986-6164 | [email protected] or
Alaric, (505)954-1211 | [email protected]

David Cohen. Argentine Tango ongoing Beginning/Intermediate classes.
Classes at Odd Fellows Hall, 1125 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM.
No previous dance necessary, no dance partner required.
Thursdays: Beginning level, 7:00-8:00pm; Intermediate level, 8:00-9:00pm.
$12 drop-in class; $50/5-class card. David Cohen, (505)988-2275 | [email protected]

Shahin Medghalchi | Tango House of Santa Fe.
Private classes in Santa Fe (1201 Don Diego Ave) and Taos, and Albuquerque. Fundamentals of movement, musicality, social floor technique (dancing tango universally) for all levels. Reserve your space & learn about details. Mondays & Fridays (starting 8/1), 7:00-8:00pm small group guided practica. Call to reserve a place. Shahin, (505)920-9987 | [email protected] | thetangohousesf.com/classes-events/

Alp Findikoglu & Paula Couselo-Findikoglu. Classes in Los Alamos & Santa Fe.
Mondays: Ongoing class, 6:30-8:30pm at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los
. No class on holidays. Free of charge.
Also, Tango Argentino by Alp & Paula at Estudio Uno de Santa Fe: Technique for couples, intensive workshops, privates, small groups.
Small Group Sessions (limited to 2-4 couples per class) — Beginner/Intermediate Fundamentals; Intermediate/Advanced Technique & style.
Class fees are based on monthly 4-class enrollment & vary with size of group.
[email protected] | www.alpypaulatango.com

Group Classes in Southern New Mexico

Sunland Dance Studio in Sunland Park.
Schedule of classes
Sunland Dance Studio, 1769 Victory Lane, Sunland Park, NM | (915)422-3338 |

Private Lessons, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos & Taos

Paul Akmajian | Argentine Tango private classes in Albuquerque & Los Ranchos (when in town). Milonguero Style. (505)453-1786 | [email protected]

Luren Bellucci | Tango USA. Santa Fe. (505)660-0075 | [email protected]

David Cohen. Private lessons in Santa Fe. (505)490-3136 | [email protected]

Adrienne Cozza. Private Tango classes in Albuquerque. (505)414-5408 | [email protected]

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

John Dunbar & Rosalia Galassi. Private classes in Salon Style Tango in Santa Fe.
(505)989-1225 | [email protected]

Tony Espinoza. Private Tango classes in Albuquerque.
(505)385-4718 | [email protected]

Alp Findikoglu & Paula Couselo-Findikoglu. Santa Fe & Los Alamos.
[email protected] | www.alpypaulatango.com

Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez. Private lessons for individuals and couples in Albuquerque. Sign up and pay at www.bienmilonguero.com

William (Bill) Gruner. Argentine Tango private classes in Albuquerque.
(505)884-8198 | [email protected]

Liz Haight. Private lessons in close-embrace Club-style/ Milonguero Style tango. (505)982-5833 | lizhaight@earthlink.net

Bianca Juganaru. Private lessons in basic movement (walks, weight transfers, and posture) for tango beginners/non-dancers and practice partner for hire.
(505)265-5495 | [email protected] | www.biancalily.com

Cory Allison Leonard. Private tango classes in Albuquerque. (505)918-3955 | [email protected]

Erskine Maytorena. Argentine Tango private classes in Albuquerque.
(505)506-1728 | tangoxchange.com | [email protected] 

Shahin Medghalchi. Santa Fe.
(505)920-9987 | ellatidodeltango@earthlink.net

John Henry Moore. Argentine Tango private classes in Albuquerque.
(505)268-1123 | [email protected]

Svetlana Petkovic. Private and Semi-Private Classes in Argentine Tango in Albuquerque & Santa Fe.
(505)506-1728 | tangoxchange.com | [email protected]

Peter Roche. Private lessons in Santa Fe. (505)474-2801

John Roy. Argentine Tango private classes in Albuquerque focusing on close embrace, salon, and nuevo styles of Tango. (505)349-3115 | up4tango@yahoo.com

Michael Walker. Santa Fe & Albuquerque. (480)773-2006

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