Argentine Tango Workshop

with Analía Centurión

Singles welcome, no partner required.
Masks optional. Vaccination records not required.

Friday, March 3rd at Nexus, San Luis Obispo

6:30 – 7:30 pm Chamuyo and
7:30 – 8:30 pm Mini-Milonga

There is so much more to Tango than just dancing! Kick off the evening with a free discussion group (chamuyo) with Analía Centurión. Get to know her and her perspective on the music, dance, and culture of Tango. Bring your questions and enjoy the evening with this internationally renouned, master instructor from Buenos Aires. She's excited to be back, please come join in.

Continue the evening with a short milonga so she can get to know us better before embarking on a weekend of classes. No cover for this social dancing event at Nexus, downstairs in the SLO Public Market, 3845 S. Higuera, San Luis Obispo.

Saturday, March 4th at Nexus, San Luis Obispo

10:00 – 11:30 am Tango Walking Options

Analía will share her three favorite walks and three different resolutions. The details in these fundamental elements will be of value to all levels of dancers.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Rebounds and Musicality

This class will cover sequences with rebounds or cadencias to express musicality which is fundimentally more important than any step or sequence.

1:30 – 3:00 pm Parada

We will explore combinations with paradas (stops) to control pauses and play with opening and closing the embrace.

Saturday, March 4th at Adrian & Pati's Home

7:30 – 10:30 Milonga (Social Dancing)

4375 Poinsettia Street, SLO: From SLO, south on Broad Street, left on Tank Farm, first right on Poinsettia. 4375 is 1/3rd mile on the right. From the south on 227, turn right on Fuller, then right on Poinsettia, 4375 is 50 yards on the right. Please bring a snack and/or a drink to share, donations appreciated.

Sunday, March 5th at Nexus, San Luis Obispo

10:00 – 11:30 am Boleos!

We will work on techniques of pivot fundamentals for both roles that build up to some of Analía's favorite combinations with boleos.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Saccades

Expore fun sequences that include saccades (displacements of feet and/or legs).

1:30 – 3:00 pm Milonga

Finish off the weekend on a high note as we discover secrets and tips for the Milonga rhythm. We will explore single and double time, speed control, and pivots using Corridas (Runs).

Sunday, March 5th at Odd Fellows' Hall

6:00 – 7:00 Todd's Class (all levels)
7:00 – 9:00 Practica with Analía

$10 for the evening. After Todd's class, Analía will be available to help people review material from her classes and answer questions. Join us 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.

Monday, March 6th at Nexus, San Luis Obispo

8:00 – 9:30 pm Calesitas

Analía will share her three favorite calisitas (carousel steps). Feel free to stay and practice until 10pm. She will also be availble that last half hour to answer any remaining questions you have from the weekend.

Weekend Classes at Nexus, San Luis Obispo:

3845 S. Higuera, Downstairs in the SLO Public Market, across Tank Farm from Trader Joe's. If you have not previously signed the Nexus online liability waver, please do in advance.

Cost for 90-Minute Group Classes: $35 per person per class. Register for multiple classes at once and save: 2 for $65, 3 for $90, 4 for $110, 5 for $130, 6 for $145, or get all 7 for $155. Pre-register online.

The last 15 minutes of each 90-minute class will be for practice and/or warm-up for next class. Please try to arrive early so you don’t miss anything.

Private instruction is available for $130 per hour, discounted to $110 for singles or couples who have registered for at least one group class. Please contact Rich to schedule private classes.

Raised and based in Buenos Aires, Analía Centurión has been dancing and teaching Argentine Tango since 1995. Her career has included dancing with some of the greatest tango dance companies and shows in Bueno Aires and learning from great milongueros like Mingo Pugliese, Puppy Castello, and Gerardo Portalea.

As a teacher she has participated in numerous international tango festivals all over the world: London (2009), Istanbul (2015), Beijing (2009), Hong Kong (2012), Seoul (2010), Sydney (2012 & 2014), Las Vegas (2012-2014), Toronto (2011), Burning Tango (2022), and many more.

In Argentina, Analia is the founder of Centurion Tango Academy in Chacabuco, Bueno Aires, where she has taught and directed her school for more than five years. Currently she directs the first online Tango Academy exclusivley for women in Spanish and English. See a free trial of Women's Tango Technique.

Analía’s web site is

For more info: Contact Rich.

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