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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.


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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

Tango in Bloom/Lacie Forde | Practilonga Amor Que Se Baila
3015 Monte Vista Blvd NE 87106
Mondays: Guided Practica, 7:00-10:00pm. $10. Next dates: January 30; February 6, 13, 21, 28.
Private lessons also available.
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Puerta al Tango/Graham Stanford
Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102
Tuesdays, January 17-February 14: Class Foundations, Beginnings Part 1, 6:30-7:55pm; Block Party Review Practica, 8:00-9:30pm (for all currently enrolled students). Course fee also includes 5 sessions at the Thursday Practica El Roce during the course. $100/person ($60/student) for the series of 5. Drop-ins welcome, but please note this is a progressive series $25/person ($15/student). Parts 2 and 3 of “Foundations" will continue until May 2023. More info: Website | Register here
Thursdays, January 19-February 16: Class "El Roce" Part 1, 6:30-7:55pm; followed by Practica El Roce open to the community. Course fee also includes 5 sessions of Block Party Review Practica on Tuesdays during the course. $100/person ($60/student) for the series of 5. Drop-ins welcome, but please note this is a progressive series $25/person ($15/student). Parts 2 and 3 of this class series El Roce will continue until May 2023. More info: Website | Register here
Tuesdays + Thursdays, January 17-February 16: Take both classes Duo Combo and really dig deep into the foundations and El Roce! $150/person ($90/student) for the series of 10 classes in 5 weeks! More info: Website | Register here
Thursdays: Práctica El Roce Guided Practica, 8:00-10:00pm. Free/currently enrolled students; $10/drop-ins. A true practica with weekly challenges to work on as a community. "Please note that Thursday February 23rd there is no practica as we’ll be supporting Amilongas event!" Website
Puerta al Tango is a team of Monica Paz (Buenos Aires) & Graham Stanford (now in Albuquerque).
Private lessons with Graham also available in Albuquerque. 
(610)462-6392 or Email Graham
Puerta al Tango website | Upcoming events

Albuquerque OpenTango
Juno Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102
Wednesdays: Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance, 7:00-9:30pm. 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

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

Jacqueline Bequette
Saturdays at Alley Kats Dance Studio, 222 Truman NE 87110
Argentine tango technique and styling, 5:00-6:00pm.
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Joseph Chavez
Body's Emotion Dance and Wellness Center, 8338 Comanche Blvd. NE 87110
Contact Joseph for upcoming tango class info.
Website | (505)948-1579

Liz Haight | Two Moon Tango
Sunday, February 12
: Tango in the Afternoons | Albuquerque workshop for the New Year, 1:00-4:00pm at Albuquerque Square Dance Center, 4915 Hawkins St. NE 87109 in Albuquerque. Two 1 1/4 hr. classes with a break in between. These workshops are designed for those already comfortable with close embrace dancing. We will be focusing on enriching the internal qualities of Milonguero style dancing... with intermediate level figures. $55/afternoon. COVID protocol: Vax card and either test prior to class or K95/KN94 mask. RSVP if you would like to come by texting Liz Haight at (505)699-0106 | Two Moon Tango website | Subscribe to Two Moon Tango News

Shahin Medghachi
Albuquerque: Call (505)920-9987
Private weekly classes in Santa Fe & Albuquerque. Schedule changes.
Fundamentals of movement, musicality, and milonguero social floor technique (dancing tango universally) for tango dancers at all levels.
Call or email  to learn more. (505)920-9987 | Email | Website


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


Santa Fe

Christa Rodriguez & Jaimes Friedgen | 8th Style Tango
MOVE: Dance Conditioning Plus, 901 W. San Mateo in Santa Fe 87501
Wednesdays, January 11-February 8, 2023: Intro to Tango, 7:30-8:30pm — Tango 101, 5-week series with Christa.
Website

Liz Haight | Two Moon Tango
Two Moon Tango, 16 Camino Largo in Santa Fe 87507
Liz is assisted by Bob Bern and/or Emma Simmons.
Thursdays: Intermediate Milonguero Style, 7:00-8:30pm. Ongoing classes. $25/class. Focusing on partnering skills, musicality, expression and figures for a social dance floor.
Saturdays, January 7-February 11: Beginning Tango 6-week series, 1:30-2:45pm. A 6-week series focusing on the fundamentals of close embrace social dancing. $150/series. Please RSVP by January 5. Visit website for more info.
COVID-19 policy for classes: Please test prior to class or mask. Parking is limited; please carpool if possible. RSVP in advance via text.
Private classes available at Two Moon Tango for all levels with flexible scheduling.
Text Liz with questions, RSVP, or to schedule: 505-699-0106.
Two Moon Tango website | Directions to Santa Fe studio | Subscribe to Two Moon Tango News

Shahin Medghachi | The Tango House of Santa Fe
Santa Fe: 1201 Don Diego Ave (corner of Don Diego & Cordova)
Albuquerque: Call (505)920-9987
Private weekly classes in Santa Fe & Albuquerque. Schedule changes.
Fundamentals of movement, musicality, and milonguero social floor technique (dancing tango universally) for tango dancers at all levels.
Call or email  to learn more. (505)920-9987 | Email | Website

Taos

Christa Rodriguez & Jaimes Friedgen | 8th Style Tango
Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos
Mondays, January 9-February 6, 2023: More Sacadas, 6:30-7:30pm — Tango 204, 5-week series with Christa.
Mondays, January 9-February 6, 2023: Intro to Tango, 7:30-8:30pm — Tango 101, 5-week series with Christa.
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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
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QTANGO
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John Roy & Marina Baden
John Roy, (505)717-2020 | Email

tangoXchange
(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

Shahin Medghalchi
(505)920-9987 | Email | Website



Marina Baden | Yoga for Dancers
Email



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 & Albuquerque
(505)920-9987 | Email | Website

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

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

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


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