Argentine Tango Workshop

with Agustina Videla & Claudio Asprea

Singles welcome, no partner required.

Friday, July 7th

6:30 – 7:30 pm Chamuyo and
7:30 – 9:30 pm Milonga at Higher Groundz

There is so much more to Tango than just dancing! Kick off the evening with a free discussion group (chamuyo). Agustina & Claudio will discuss the music, dance and culture of Tango. Bring your questions and enjoy meeting this couple.

Continue the evening with great food, drink, music, and most of all dancing. They will do a demo or two for your enjoyment. No cover for this social dancing event at the Higher Groundz Family Coffee House, 3230 Broad St., Suite 130, San Luis Obispo (Broad and Orcutt).

Saturday, July 8th

12:00 – 1:30 pm Fundamentals (all levels)

Professionals and beginners alike need to work on the fundamental elements of Tango. There is always something in our posture and form to be more aware of to make us look fantastic on the dance floor. Issues with more advanced movements can most often be traced back to balance, foot-work, connection, parallel & crossed (even / uneven) walk, forward & back ochos.

1:30 – 3:00 pm Beyond the Basics (Intermediate)

Agustina & Claudio step it up a notch and help us with some more demanding skills: changing directions, changing dynamics, as well as enrosques & acceleration in turns.

3:30 – 5:00 pm Tango (Intermediate)

Elegant execution of entertaining moves like sweeps, secadas. & ganchos.

Sunday, July 9th

5:00 – 6:30 pm More Fundamentals (Beginning / Intermediate)

In this class, explore turning techniques and the skills and techniques of both leading and following. We will also examine the essential and elusive role of musicality.

6:30 – 8:00 pm Milonga (Intermediate)

Spice up your Milonga with Agustina & Claudio’s insight to this fun dance with such useful skills as traspié, syncopation, and corridas.

San Luis Obispo Oddfellow's Hall

Saturday and Sunday, it's all happening at 520 Dana St., San Luis Obispo. From Hwy 101 (north or south), exit on Marsh St. From Marsh, turn left on Nipomo St., and Dana St. is the first left after Higuera.

Cost: $25 per person per class. Register for multiple classes at once and save: 3 for $70, 4 for $85 or all 5 for $95. One-hour private classes available for $80 per couple, and one-hour semi-private classes for $160 for upto 8 people. Please contact Rich & Leslie to schedule.

The last 15 minutes of each class will be for practice and/or warm-up for next class. Please try to arrive early so you don’t miss anything.

Monday, July 10th at SLO Vets' Hall

7:00 – 10:00 pm Review and Practice (all levels)

Agustina & Claudio will review the material covered over the weekend and answer questions. You will also have plenty of time to practice and have opportunities to receive corrections from these expert teachers. $15 for the evening at the San Luis Obispo Vets' Hall (near the corner of Grand & Monterey).

Agustina Videla and Claudio Asprea return to San Luis Obispo for a third time. They have been dance partners since 1997, and have performed at many major tango events in Buenos Aires and appeared several times on Argentine Television. They have also been part of numerous tango shows on multiple continents.

Agustina and Claudio have toured Europe several times, performing and teaching in Austria, France, Germany, Luxemboug, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and Russia as well as a large number of cities in the United States including New York, Washington, San Francisco, Miami, and Portland.

Agustina & Claudio’s web site is at

For more info: Call Rich, (805)783-0569.

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