** Please note that the below descriptions are provided by the organizers. Information is shared as a community service, and should not be considered as an individual endorsement by SF Loves Tango. Details are subject to change. Please confirm specific details with event organizers directly. **
La Bruja at the Berkeley City Club
This is a beginner-friendly class with lots of individual attention. All genders are encouraged to lead and follow. Please show your vaccine card the first time you attend class. Masks are required. To enter, ring the bell and say “tango”!
7:00-8:00 pm: class
8:00-10:00 pm: practica
Admission: $20 class and practica, $10 practica only. CASH ONLY.
Bar: Morgan’s Bar & Lounge is open from 4-9 pm
Parking: No parking in the BCC lot; please use another lot nearby or park on the street. Nearby parking lots are Trinity Parking Lot (2362 Bancroft Way), First Congregational Church Parking Lot (2345 Channing Way), and 2315 Ellsworth Street Garage @ the Metropolitan. We are a 10-minute walk from Downtown Berkeley BART.
Tango Skills with Homer at Athletic Playground
Athletic Playground, 4770 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA Map
This ongoing six-week series focuses on social tango fundamentals and is for vaccinated adults. Everyone is welcome to learn the tango from scratch or come review & sharpen your existing skills. The basics, including connected movement, musicality to traditional and alternative music, contemporary social awareness ideas, and creative expression will all be covered. All participants will develop basic leading and following skills. Soft shoes with leather soles (for pivoting) or socks are suggested. Drop-ins are also welcome.
Drop-in prices are expensive but if you buy a class pass or other ‘membership’ the prices can drop significantly (<50%). For more details see www.athleticplayground.com/getting-started
6:50 – 7:50 pm All-Level Tango Skills
8:00 – 9:00 pm Supervised Practice
Admission: $25 for drop-in class or practice.
Parking: A short walk from MacArthur BART, parking lot and ample free street parking near the studio.