Come on, admit it: you have a Tango fantasy. You’ve seen Tango danced sensuously in movies. You’ve heard it called the original forbidden dance (it’s got some company now). You’ve pictured yourself in poses like…
OK, my fellow Salem residents, you and I will never look like that. But we can still dance Tango. I’m doing it. And believe me, if I’m doing it, anybody can do it.
So get yourself down to the Micah Building next Monday evening. Give Tango a try. Beginners are welcome. Not-beginners too. Here are the particulars:
Argentine Tango Classes
Every Monday, except holidays.
7pm beginners, 8pm guided and intermediate practice
Micah Building Ballroom (second floor), 680 State Street
Smoke and alcohol free. All ages.
No partner needed. Drop ins welcome.
Leather soled shoes recommended.
Cost: $7 per session adults, $5 students
Laurel and I will miss the May 8 class. But we’ll be back Tangoing on the 15th. A guest instructor from Portland, Carlos Rojas, will be teaching on May 15 and May 22. I hear he’s good. He might even look like…
But again: everybody can feel Tango no matter how you look or how old you are. After a few months of classes once in a while I blurt out to Laurel, “Wow! That felt Tango-y!” Which means, of course, most of our moves don’t. We’re making progress, though.
Come and join us. A Salem Tango Classes flyer can be downloaded by clicking below. Help publicize this much needed addition to our town’s social scene.