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Instruction in Argentine Tango

Please contact teachers/organizers directly to confirm their events and with any questions regarding their COVID-19 safety requirements.

Lisitngs are a courtesy of Tango Club of Albuquerque. Acccuracy is dependent on information the instructor(s) send us or post online.

Online Classes Offered

Jaimes Friedgen & Christa Rodriguez | 8th Style Tango
Live Solo Tango Drills on Zoom
Monday-Thursday 12:00pm & 5:30pm MDT

Weekly Solo Tango Drills cycle though drills Jaimes & Christa's Tango drills have created together. There are individual topics for each weekly drill session of the week, focusing on extensions & footwork, ochos, embellishments, boleos, giros, and more.
More info on this and other online classes

Monica Paz
Online Tango Milonguero courses begin the first Monday of each month
Info on Monica's online course

Current Group Classes and Private Lessons in Albuquerque

Lacie Forde | Milonga Amor Que Se Baila and Tango Class
Black Cat Cultural Center, 3011 Monte Vista Blvd. NE 87106 
Mondays: Class, 7:00-8:00pm; Milonga, 8:00-11:00pm. $10 Class + Milonga; $5 Milonga only. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Check with organizer regarding mask wearing policy. Resumes in June; contact Lacie to confimr schedule.

John Henry Moore
Double Time Dance Studio, 209 Washington St. SE 87108
Wednesdays: Class, 7:00-8:00pm; Practica, 8:00-9:00pm
Contact to confirm schedule and details. Ask about new classes.
Email | Website | (505)268-1123

Joseph Chavez
Body's Emotion Dance and Wellness Center, 8338 Comanche Blvd. NE 87110
Wednesdays (ongoing): Tango Fundamentals, 6:45pm; Intermediate Tango, 7:30pm (must attend first class or have prior authorization from instructor); Guided Practica, 8:15pm. $12/class or practica. $30/night (2 classes + practica). $100-125/month.
Website | (505)948-1579 | No group classes May 31 or June 6-10.

Albuquerque OpenTango
Wednesdays: Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance, 7:00-9:30pm at Juno Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. Host: Simona Faro. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Website | Facebook | Facebook Group | Instagram | Email

Lacie Forde | Argentine Tango with Lacie Forde
222 Truman St. NE 87108
Fridays: Class, 6:30-7:30pm.
$10/class (cash only).
COVID-19 vaccination and mask wearing required. 
 | Email

Christa Rodriguez & James Friedgen | 8th Style Tango at
Check website for new classes.

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

Christa Rodriguez & Jaimes Friedgen | 8th Style Tango
MOVE: Dance Conditioning Plus, 901 W. San Mateo in Santa Fe 87501
Beginner Tango Intro Class | 5 Week Tango Series with Christa
Wednesdays, July 13 — August 10, 7:00-9:00pm

Christa Rodriguez & Jaimes Friedgen | 8th Style Tango
Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos
Beginner Tango 5 Week Tango Series | Tango 101 with Christa & Jaimes
Mondays, July 11 — August 8, 6:30-7:30pm
Intermediate Tango 5 Week Tango Series | Tango 201 with Christa & Jaimes
Mondays, July 11 — August 8, 7:30-8:30pm Class; 8:30-10:00pm Practica

The list below includes instructors who were active pre-COVID closures and are not listed above. They may be teaching privately or otherwise now. Contact them directly for further information.

Group classes and Private lessons in Albuquerque

Tony Espinoza
(505)385-4718 | Email | Website

Sam Olmsted


John Roy & Marina Baden
John Roy, (505)717-2020 | Email

(505)506-1728 | Email | Facebook

Michael Walker
Michael Walker (505)795-6798

Argentine Tango Private Lessons in Albuquerque

Paul Akmajian
(505)453-1786 | Email

Felipe el Alemán
(509)389-4154 | Email | Website

Carrie Field
(575)613-0250 | Email | Website

William (Bill) Gruner
(505)884-8198 | Email

Cory Allison Leonard
(505)918-3955 | Email

Marina Baden | Yoga for Dancers

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

Liz Haight | Two Moon Tango | La Cieneguilla
Liz, (505)669-0106 | Email | Website

David Cohen | Santa Fe
David Cohen, (505)988-2275 | Email

Michael Walker | Santa Fe & Albuquerque
Michael Walker, (505)795-6798 | Email

Shahin Medghalchi | The Tango House of Santa Fe | Santa Fe, Taos, Albuquerque
Shahin, (505)920-9987 or (575)779-0712 | Email | Website

Alp Findikoglu & Paula Couselo-Findikoglu | Los Alamos & Santa Fe

Rosalia Galassi & John Dunbar | Santa Fe
(505)989-1225 | Email

Peter Roche | Santa Fe
(505)474-2801 | Email

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