SF Bay Tango
Argentine Tango Classes and Workshops  
​​Schedule and Venues
Luciana Valle & Tomás Howlin 2018
Intensive Workshops at Monte Cristo Club: Pre-Registration Suggested
136 Missouri Street, San Francisco
Saturday Sept. 8, Luciana
WS1:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
           Follower’s Intensive I: No partner necessary. Posture, Walk, Footwork, Balance, Pivots, Ochos (All).
2:45 – 4:15 pm

           Tango Fundamentals : Axis position, Powered walk, Embrace tuning (All).
WS3:  4:30 – 6:00 pm
           Pivots & Spirals: Which, when? Using torsion for smooth, fluid tango (Int/Adv).
Sunday Sept. 9, Luciana

WS4:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
           Follower’s Intensive II: No partner necessary. Spirals, Turns, Technique for the supporting & the free leg for ganchos & boleos (Int).
2:45 – 4:15 pm
           Crowd-friendly Boleos I: Technique for circular contra boleos (Int).
4:30 – 6:00 pm
           Crowd-friendly Boleos II: Cut boleos, low boleos, combinations (Int/Adv).

Saturday Sept. 15, Luciana & Tomás
WS7:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
           Connection: Strategies to improve tango communication (All).
2:45 – 4:15 pm

           Tango Play: Foot catches & releases (Int).
WS9:  4:30 – 6:00 pm
           The Free Leg: Experience & explore possibilities for leaders & followers (Adv).
Sunday Sept. 16, Luciana & Tomás
WS10:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
             Classic Elegance: Planeos, Lápiz, Enrosque, Sobre-cruces for leaders & followers (Int/Adv).
WS11:  2:45 – 4:15 pm
             Beyond Steps: Creativity, Dynamics, the qualities of movements (Adv).
WS12:  4:30 – 6:00 pm
             Advanced Sacadas: Giving & receiving by leaders & followers (Adv).

​* Topics of workshops subject to change, please check back for latest updates.​​

Other Classes, Workshops and Performance:
Thur. Sept. 6, 7:30 –9:00 pm pre-milonga @ Malevaje Milonga, "What makes your dance memorable? Exercises of connection, intention, technique of lead and follow" (All). The Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco.
Fri. Sept. 7, 7:00–8:15 pm pre-milonga @ ADT with Debbie and John, “Modern twist on classic turns” (All). Alma del Tango Studio, 167 Tunstead Ave, San Anselmo.
Mon. Sept. 10, 8:15–9:15 pm pre-practica @ The Beat, “Shared Axis Turns for social dance” (Int). 2560 9th Street, Berkeley.
Tues. Sept. 11, 7:30 - 9:00 pm @ Tuesday Night Tango, "Perfect Turns" (All). Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma Street, Palo Alto.  .
Fri. Sept. 14, 9:00–10:00 pm, with Tomás Howlin, "Dancing the center and the circle for leaders and followers" (Int). 11:00 pm Performance @ La Genesis,  404 Clement Street, San Francisco.

​* Topics of classes and workshops subject to change, please check back for latest updates.

To Schedule Private Lessons Only: 
Please email Luciana   [email protected] or Tomás  [email protected]​ directly.
(Please book your private lessons early, Luciana and Tomás have limited openings)