Alicia Pons & Luis Rojas back in Durham-Registration is open

October 30th-November 1st (Halloween weekend)

Weekend workshops at Triangle Dance Studio #5 (Lindy Lab)
2603 S. Miami Blvd., Durham NC 27703

Workshops description
Friday October 30
6:30 Registration
7:00-8:30PM Workshop I- The backbone of tango: Communication and embrace (All levels)
Welcome milonga: 9PM-midnight at TDS Studio 5 (Lindy lab)

Saturday and Sunday workshops are for intermediate/advance level dancers (those that have studied and danced consistently for at least two years). If you have questions about your level, contact us at

Saturday October 31
12:00-12:30PM Warm-up
12:30-2:00 PM Workshop II- Cadencias milongueras: Managing pauses, projections, and transitions
2:30-4:00 PM Workshop III:-Vals: Giros and contragiros (turns and counterturns)
4:00-4:30 Guided practica

9:30 PM- 2:00 AM Halloween Costume Milonga & Performance at Triangle Dance Studio Downstairs studio

Sunday November 1
Warm-up: 12:30-1:00PM
1:00-2:30 PM Workshop IV- Milonga: Traspie or not to traspie? When and how?
3:00-4:30 PM Workshop V- Musicality: Adapting the dance to the different rhythms

EARLY BIRD available until October 18
• Full package of 5 workshops, 1 guided practica and 2 milonga $160 (discount for Followers and Leaders
registering together as a couple, $290)
• Weekend Pass (Saturday + Sunday = 4 workshops + practica and Halloween milonga) $ 140 (couples discount,
• Friday pass (1 workshop + 1 milonga) $40
• Saturday pass (2 workshops + practica and Halloween milonga) $85
• Sunday pass (2 workshops) $70
• Workshop a la carte $40
• Milongas only: Friday $10; Saturday Halloween milonga, $ 15 (admission paid at the door)

100% if cancelled by October 18, 2015
50% if cancelled on or after October 19, 2015
Private lessons
Luis and Alicia will be available for private lessons
emails us at to reserve your spot


Fusion: Blues and Argentine Tango by Bluetango Özlem

Now a monthly event on third Saturdays continuing with two dance floors -blues and fusion upstairs, Argentine tango downstairs!  Starting September 19th.

Triangle Dance Studio
2603 South Miami Blvd,
Durham, NC 27703


TDS Upstairs:
8-9pm: Intro lesson: “Tango for blues/fusion dancers”
9pm-12am: Blues and fusion music DJs TBD

TDS Downstairs:
9pm-12 : Argentine tango DJ TBD.

ENTRANCE: $8 includes free tango workshop and dancing on both floors.

OR get in for free in exchange for helping us out at the door for one hour! Post the time you would like to volunteer on this Facebook page:


Save the Date: Alicia Pons & Luis Rojas return in October

Double dose of our dear maestros this year!
Durham Tango is happy to announce the return of Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas on October 30-November 1st.
Save the date for another weekend of great workshops and milongas!!!!!!
Registration to open soon. Stay tuned.Alicia & Eduardo
Durham Tango

Tango Utopia Hosts Workshop with Tomás Howlin & Karen Jaffe

Registration for the weekend workshop with Tomás Howlin & Karen Jaffe is NOW open. The workshop is held on Friday, September 11 – Sunday, September 13, 2015. All classes and milongas take place at Triangle Dance Studios in Durham.

The Full Package (Friday through Sunday) includes 5 workshops and entry into 2 milongas ($130 per person; $230 per couple). The Weekend Package includes 4 workshops and the Saturday milonga ($110 per person; $200 per couple). Slots are limited, so sign up early.

Both milongas feature special guest DJs, including the maestro himself, Tomás, at Friday’s welcome milonga. If you need lodging for the weekend, please contact or visit Tango Utopia’s Facebook page.

For more details on the workshop topics and to register, please visit the Workshop page on Tango Utopia’s website.

Need a lodge or a ride?

If you need a ride or someone to host you or if you are willing to drive or let someone sleep on your couch, please feel free to join this Facebook group:

Triangle Tango Ride Share & Hosting

This is a closed Facebook group, meaning those who are interested must send a request to join the group. Once you’re in, you may post your request to the group’s wall. Posts to the wall can only be seen by members of the group. Like other Facebook groups, members will receive notifications when others have posted to the wall.

Please spread the word about this new service for Triangle Tango members!