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tangogirl
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Posted on Saturday, January 08, 2005 - 9:14 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hello, is it possible to drop in and take tango lessons as a single woman when I visit Buenos Aires in December?
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roberto
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Posted on Saturday, January 08, 2005 - 9:16 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Yes, of course. Just come by our office at Florida 470 - suite 406 - Capital, and we will take care of you
Phone: 4322-8147
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HARVEY
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Posted on Sunday, September 11, 2005 - 10:32 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

MY WIFE & I ARE INTERESTED IN TANGO LESSONS WHEN WE VISIT ARGENTINA IN OCTOBER "05. WHAT IS THE BEST VENUE/STUDIO? WHAT SHOULD THE LESSONS COST BY THE HOUR OR DAY, PRIVATE & GROUP? PLEASE ADVISE
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Roberto
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Post Number: 123
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2005 - 1:29 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Harvey, there are numerous Tango services available and the prices vary a great deal. Too many to list here but if this helps you get an idea of what to expect, the services we recommend usually charge as follows:

A group of 20+ students: USD $20/person (2 hours)
A group of 10+ students: USD $25/person (2 hours)
Individual classes: USD $40/person (2 hours)

I would not know which is the top/best studio. This is a tricky subject. When it comes to learning how to dance the best studio will be the one where you mix correctly with your teacher. Even a not so proficient tango teacher could do a great job instructing you if the combination of personalities results in a good match. This is true for all dances but is particularly important for Tango, since it is such an emotional dance.

When we recommend certain studios we have taken into account the way the instructors are instead of measuring their tango skills. Remember, you want to make the most of those two hours and the greatest tango dancer on earth may not be a guarantee that you will end up performing the 2x4 (this is how we call tango in Buenos Aires). Shop around and compare prices and recommendations. It should not be difficult to find alernatives and when in Buenos Aires, anyone will be able to recommend you "their" choices. Our agency arranges tango classes privately, once a travel package has been set and provided the clients desire this.
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Santiago Bengolea
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Username: Santiagov

Post Number: 7
Registered: 8-2005
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 2:00 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

I suggest for Tango dancing lessons( among the many proposals) both Mansion Dandy Royal that´s a Hotel that focus on Tango dancing lessons in San Telmo (USA visitors oriented ).
And Casa Monserrat in Monserrat neighbourhood , more European visitors oriented.

Both are great options for lodging and Tango dancing lessons.
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Kate Ulett
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Posted on Sunday, March 26, 2006 - 7:20 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

I am a single American woman living in Martinez looking for a good group Tango lesson experience. I'm happy to go into town, but will take the train so I don't want it to be too far flung if possible. Any suggestions?
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Laura Zurro
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Post Number: 13
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Sunday, March 26, 2006 - 7:35 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hi kate, my husband and I will be moving to Acasusso this week so if you are able to find a group let me know. email me at zurrolaur(at)yahoo.fr

thanks
Laura
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izic wick
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Registered: 4-2006
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2006 - 8:27 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hello all. Just wanted to chime in here. I was so scared about my tango lesson in Buenos Aires. I finally got the nerve to go, it was 2 hours, all in Spanish, all for 15 pesos. Good price but after the first hour, I was embarassed because I didn't know what they were saying. I will never forget that.

Next day I took the all day Tango Tour, lesson was included with show and everything else. This time, it was a private lesson, in English, and I felt so much better about it. The instructors are so serious there. Scary for me, especially in a different language. But after the lesson, at the Tango show, I was really able to appreciate what I had learned earlier. I came home and singed up for lessons in my town.

That was a fun day. And a good tour.


http://www.tango-history-tours.com/Buenos-Aires-Ta ngo-Tours.html
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tangogirl
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Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 - 8:15 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

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Roberto
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Post Number: 478
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:10 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Following there is a list of places offering tango and milonga lessons/classes. Also, drop-ins are welcome and women can go dance by themselves. There are some codes that are traditional elements for participating in dancing tango/milongas. When inviting for a dance, men signal women by a 'head movement', they respond (or not) and men confirm with a 3rd head movement. This happens at a distance and a direct approach is often discouraged. However, lately, more and more women (foreigners for the most part) have been approaching men in milongas. Don't be shy.

Piazzolla Tango - info@piazzollatango.com
(54 11) 4344-8200 | Florida 165 / San Martin 170. Galería Güemes.

Porteña Mía - Tel. (54-11) 4361-7962 | Chacabuco 917

Sabor a Tango - info@saboratango.com.ar
(54 11) 4953-8700 | Tte. Gral. J. D. Perón 2535. Buenos Aires.

Tango El Querandí - querandi@querandi.com.ar
(54 11) 5199-1770 | Perú 302. Buenos Aires.

Tango 1921 - (54 11) 4334-2001 | Chacabuco 434. Buenos Aires.

Señor Tango - srtango@softway.com.ar
(54 11) 4303-0231 | Vieytes 1655, Barracas - Buenos Aires.

Casa de Anibal Troilo - info@anibaltroilo.com
(54 11) 4308-1003 | Carlos Calvo 2540. Buenos Aires.

El Viejo Almacén - info@viejoalmacen.com
(54 11) 4307-6689 | Avenida Independencia y Balcarce. Buenos Aires.

Esquina de Homero Manzi - info@esquinahomeromanzi.com.ar
(54 11) 4957-8488 | Avenida San Juan 3601. Buenos Aires.

Madero Tango - info@maderotango.com.ar
(54 11) 5239-3009 | Alicia Moreau de Justo y Brasil - Puerto Madero - Dique 1. Buenos Aires.

For milongas check out:
Confiteria Ideal - Suipacha 384 1er piso - 4605-8234
Lo de Celia Tango Club - Humberto Primo 1783
Plaza Bohemia Tango - Maipú 444. 4265-0420 / 155051-5801
Viejo Correo - Av. Diaz Velez 4820 - 4958-0364 / 4582-7440
Centro Armenio - Armenia 1366. 4774-6357
Salón Reduci - Pte. Luis Saenz Peña 1442. 4306-0054
Salón Augusto - Sarmiento 1374. 4375-1138
Salón Moreno - Moreno 1768. 4901-5111
Nuevo Salón La Argentina - Bartolomé Mitre 1759. 4371-6767
El Beso - Congreso. Riobamba 416. 4953-2794
Salón El Pial - Ramón L. Falcón 2750. 4612-4257

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As for tango teachers contact the organization that gathers tango dancers in Argentina here: http://www.bailarinesdetango.org.ar/

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