Alma del Tango

Alma del Tango

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Excited for the tango adventure! Oct dress theme is 'Surrealism'!
Don't miss it!

Alma del Tango is a non-profit 501©(3) organization dedicated to encouraging artistic expression and the development of community through Argentine Tango.

Started by Debbie Goodwin and John Campbell in 1996 and incorporated as a non-profit in 2000, it is the umbrella organization for several worthy projects.

-Alma del Tango offers a full program of beginning to advanced tango dance classes, a weekly práctica, monthly milonga and student dance productions. We sponsor tango artists traveling to the community of Marin County, California.
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Operating as usual

Recuerdo - Choreography Class 03/14/2022

Recuerdo - Choreography Class

Click to watch the performance of Alma del Tango's Choreography class with instructor Rose Vierling. Dancers include: David Platt, Kelli Lightfoot, Jesse Dishart, Elena Grankina, Dart Rinefort & Dottye Rinefort. Watch til then end to see the variation of boleos and ganchos choreographed with Rose by Eduardo Saucedo Tango!

Recuerdo - Choreography Class Feb 2022: Choreography class with Alma del Tango instructor Rose Vierling. Student dancers: David Platt & Kelli Lightfoot, Jesse Dishart & Elena Grankina, Da...

03/05/2022

Celebrating March Birthdays at La Práctica de San Anselmo at Alma del Tango. First one in over 2 years! First Friday of every month we celebrate tangueros birthdays with cake - candles - vals- drinks and snacks. So nice to be socializing, dancing and celebrating again!

02/17/2022

Aloha from Hawaii! While John and Debbie Goodwin are away, Rose Vierling is teaching Alma del Tango classes this week.
Join her for Friday classes 6 pm and 7:15 pm and the Practica 8:30-10 run by ADT volunteers this Friday Feb 18. Dart and Dottye at the door, Chris dj and Kelli running the boutique.

12/18/2021

Another beautiful evening Alma del Tango - Our Holiday Milonga!

Follower’s Footwork Class with Rose “Fumando Espero” 12/14/2021

Follower’s Footwork Class with Rose “Fumando Espero”

Check out what the ladies from the follower's footwork class are doing! You can join them Saturdays 10am-11am at Alma del Tango with instructor Rose Vierling!

Follower’s Footwork Class with Rose “Fumando Espero” Alma del Tango's Follower's Footwork Class with Rose Vierling.Choreographed to "Fumando Espero" with Silvana DeLuigiwww.almadeltango.org

Tomadas Barridas Pasadas Adornos 12/04/2021

Tomadas Barridas Pasadas Adornos

Still room to register for classes this month - sneak peek - Barridas!

Tomadas Barridas Pasadas Adornos A compliation of class materials for Tomadas, Barridas, Pasadas and Adornos classes. Video shot by Peter Ivory, edited by John Campbell. 2017

11/23/2021

A beautiful and fun evening last Friday night - classes with Eduardo Saucedo Tango and Debbie Goodwin at Alma del Tango celebrating with students - Eduardo's return as guest artist!

Eduardo's Classes begin Tonight! Friday - Monday - Book Now! 11/19/2021

Eduardo's Classes begin Tonight! Friday - Monday - Book Now!

It all begins tonight. Friday - Nov 19th. Join us!

Eduardo's Classes begin Tonight! Friday - Monday - Book Now! Sign up now for Eduardo's Classes Pre-Pay & Pre- Register before coming: Pay via Venmo, Zelle or PayPal to [email protected] GUEST ARTIS...

Alma del Tango updated their information in their About section. 11/06/2021

Alma del Tango updated their information in their About section.

Alma del Tango updated their information in their About section.

Photos of YOU! + New mask guidelines on Oct 15th 10/13/2021

Photos of YOU! + New mask guidelines on Oct 15th

This weeks newsletter from Alma del Tango features photos from ADT's 25th Anniversary Milonga. Enjoy!

Photos of YOU! + New mask guidelines on Oct 15th View photos of ADT's Anniversary 25th Milonga online! Photos by Alli Novak of Luzography. She has been taking photos of ADT tangueros for years! T...

10/09/2021

Thank yoy Maxi Raquel TANGO for a fun Friday evening at ADT!

Workshop in San Anselmo

Loca! Performed by Hugo Satorre, Winnie Cheung and Sascha Jacobsen 10/03/2021

Loca! Performed by Hugo Satorre, Winnie Cheung and Sascha Jacobsen

A peek at one of the amazing pieces played at Alma del Tango’s 25th anniversary celebration last week.

Loca! Performed by Hugo Satorre, Winnie Cheung and Sascha Jacobsen Video produced by John Campbell of AlmaVideo, assisted by Peter Ivory. Shot live at the 25th Anniversary party of Alma del Tango, San Anselmo, CA, September ...

Alma del Tango - 25th Anniversary - Tribute from Tango Professionals 09/24/2021

Alma del Tango - 25th Anniversary - Tribute from Tango Professionals

OMG! Watch this incredible tribute to Debbie Goodwin and John Campbell by some of our favorite guest artists at Alma del Tango as we celebrate 25 years in tango here at ADT. Thank you Kelli Lightfoot for organizing and Peter Ivory for editing. Thank you for the kind words Pier Voulkos,Daniel Peters, Mira Barakat, Johana Copes Eduardo Saucedo Tango Jasmine Worrell Gaston Enrique Olguin, Felipe Martinez,Ayano Yoneda, Astrid Weiske, Lisette Perelle,.
Such a lovely surprise to wake up today as we celebrate tonight at La Milonga de San Anselmo - SOLD OUT with musicians Hugo Satorre Winnie Wingyee Cheung and Sascha Jacobsen!

Alma del Tango - 25th Anniversary - Tribute from Tango Professionals A compilation of tango professionals honoring Debbie Goodwin & John Campbell who are celebrating 25 years in tango with Alma del Tango. Material gathered by...

09/13/2021

A musical message from Winnie Wingyee Cheung and Hugo Satorre.

Make sure to reserve and book Friday, September 24th for ADT's 25th Anniversary Milonga Celebration with LIVE MUSIC by Winnie Wingyee Cheung (piano), Hugo Satorre (bandoneon) and Sascha Jacobsen (bass), a performance by Debbie & John, tasty empanadas, argentine wine, and lovely dances with your favorite tangueros/as.
(Space limited so register now!)

Friday, Sept 24th
8:30pm - 11pm
Must be vaccinated, pre-registered and pre-paid.
Contact [email protected] or 415-250-3593

Abrazos,
Debbie & John

Conversations 06/27/2021

Conversations

Alma del Tango presents our newest creation. Filmed and Edited by John Campbell.....you will need to watch and figure out who the dancers and choreographers are. Can you guess?

Conversations Tango Con*Fusión’s Debbie & Rose - “Conversations” Dancers and choreographers Debbie Goodwin and Rose Vierling of Tango Con*Fusion Dance Company perform “Con...

'Tango the Musical' Presented by Center Theatre Group - Online 03/24/2021

'Tango the Musical' Presented by Center Theatre Group - Online

Looks like a great show! Support tango artists and “go”. Streaming this weekend !

'Tango the Musical' Presented by Center Theatre Group - Online 'Tango The Musical' by Sergei Tumas and presented by Center Theatre Group, a Broadway style dance production, comes direct from the famed Teatro Coliseo theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The production is a tribute to the centennial birth of legendary Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla (1921-199...

Most Important Exercise For Seniors To Master 03/11/2021

Most Important Exercise For Seniors To Master

Many of us have been sitting at desks this past year, getting out of shape. This is a nice beginning exercise set to rebuild your core muscles and posture for dance.
https://youtu.be/lgucdyUSVRU

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We Need to Distinguish “Trust” and “Care” in Partnering 01/18/2021

We Need to Distinguish “Trust” and “Care” in Partnering

Interesting dance article that relates to tango partnerships as well!

We Need to Distinguish “Trust” and “Care” in Partnering "Trust" and "care" are two concepts that frequently come up in conversations about partnering. Yet, when asked to articulate the difference, language often falls short. On the surface, there is a tendency to believe that what we say shouldn't matter as much as how we express care and trust through a...

12/05/2020

YOU SHOP - AMAZON GIVES to Alma del Tango! Support us by going to the AmazonSmile page and set Social Dance Cultures 68-0444481 as your beneficiary. This is our official non-profit name, Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase amount to Alma del Tango! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/68-0444481

| The night the lights went outAlma del Tango 11/15/2020

| The night the lights went outAlma del Tango

Lanny Udell interviews Alma del Tango students - Find out how tangueros are managing without tango.

| The night the lights went outAlma del Tango March 15, 2020. It was a sad night when the lights went down on Alma del Tango. Gaston was our guest teacher and due to the Covid-19 shelter-in-place order, he had to jump on the last plane to Buenos Aires the next day.

Treetop Pavilion Guest Suite in Marin - Guest suites for Rent in San Anselmo, California, United States 11/12/2020

Treetop Pavilion Guest Suite in Marin - Guest suites for Rent in San Anselmo, California, United States

Special 20% off Promotion Dec 7-11. Book Debbie & John's Treetop Pavilion getaway and combine it with a private tango lesson or two at Alma del Tango! Take a peek at the photos in the listing... a little slice of heaven.

Treetop Pavilion Guest Suite in Marin - Guest suites for Rent in San Anselmo, California, United States Entire home/apt in San Anselmo, United States. Stunning modern rooftop studio suite with expansive views. Nestled amongst the hills of San Anselmo, this mid-century gem is guarded by a graceful ...

Halloween 2016 Milonga @ Alma del Tango 10/31/2020

Remembering our great Halloween Milongas at @ Alma del Tango

Halloween Milonga 2017 @ Alma del Tango 10/31/2020

Thank you, Lina Nie for sharing the memory! Happy Halloween!

DJ Johnny John Campbell - way past his bedtime! Halloween Milonga 2017 -

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - Demonstration using the Top Ten 08/11/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - Demonstration using the Top Ten

To finish off our Top 10 series review, Debbie & John have filmed an unadorned, improvised dance composed of all of the top 10 figures to give you and example of how to put it all together. Watch and see if you can pick out all 10 figures!

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - Demonstration using the Top Ten Demonstration dance of Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures combined in a dance for the social dance ...

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #10 Milonguero Dip 07/25/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #10 Milonguero Dip

The last video of our Top Ten Series - The Milonguero Dip!

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #10 Milonguero Dip Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

07/16/2020

Tango Con*Fusión's Quarantine Milonga

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #8 Back Ochos with Parada 07/09/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #8 Back Ochos with Parada

Our 8th mini video review of the Top Ten most common figures every tango dancer should know!

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #8 Back Ochos with Parada Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

Tango Negro, Black lives matter in tango | Alma del Tango 07/05/2020

Tango Negro, Black lives matter in tango | Alma del Tango

Interesting article by Terence Clarke on the African roots of tango music.
https://almadeltango.org/tango-negro/

Tango Negro, Black lives matter in tango | Alma del Tango The documentary, Tango Negro, explores the African roots of tango music, and explores the question, why are there so few black people in Buenos Aires today.

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #7 Forward Ochos with Parada 06/29/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #7 Forward Ochos with Parada

This week's video!

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #7 Forward Ochos with Parada Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

Timeline photos 06/25/2020

This is a fantastic dance company! Debbie and I attended a show they put on at the Mundial in Buenos Aires last year......maybe the best Tango performance I have seen, free, as part of the Mundial celebration. Watch this saurday night, by donation, and for only 24 hours so don't miss it!

PRÓXIMO SÁBADO 27/06, desde las 23:30 hs lanzamos Taco Teco para que lo vean desde sus casas ...
Trasnoche como siempre!!!

Aquí está el link para entrar a verla y estará online por 24 hs.
http://www.alternativateatral.com/espacio3933-teatro-hasta-trilce

También en este mismo link está la gorra virtual para el que lo desea puede dejarnos una entrada significativa para todo el equipo .

Apelamos a la libertad y sentido común de cada unx, de hacer el aporte que puedan, y desde ya agradecidos de compartirles esto que hicimos, somos y pensamos .
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Taco Teco muestra el Backstage, el mundo interno de una generación que a fuerza de talento y sacrificio reinventaron un género.
Con música original de Daniel Ruggiero y un elenco de 15 artistas en escena, Taco Teco aborda a las relaciones humanas desde el humor y el absurdo, reflexionando sobre nuestra idiosincrasia .

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #6 Check step turns to the Left (cross system) 06/24/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #6 Check step turns to the Left (cross system)

Another video review...this is number 6. Hope you are keeping up! We will begin small group classes at Alma del Tango with set partners and social distancing precautions of course - Fridays in August! Message us if you wish to reserve your spot.

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #6 Check step turns to the Left (cross system) Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #5 Caminata (with clockwise turn) 06/16/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #5 Caminata (with clockwise turn)

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #5 Caminata (with clockwise turn) Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #4 Rhythmic Left Turn (Parallel System) 06/09/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #4 Rhythmic Left Turn (Parallel System)

#4 of the Top Ten Series - Rhythmic Left Turn.
Dancers: Debbie Goodwin & John Campbell

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #4 Rhythmic Left Turn (Parallel System) Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #3 OCHO CORTADO - (Circular and Linear) 05/31/2020

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #3 OCHO CORTADO - (Circular and Linear)

#3 of the Top Ten Series - The Ocho Cortado (Circular & Linear) Click photo for youtube video.

Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements to make the transition from classroom to la pista. Also recommended for the experienced dancer wishing to ground their social dance, allowing them to dance with a variety of partners, no matter what level.

Dancers: Debbie Goodwin & John Campbell
Alma Video Production by John Campbell

www.almadeltango.org

Alma del Tango - Top Ten Series - #3 OCHO CORTADO - (Circular and Linear) Alma del Tango's "Top Ten" video series - for level 2 and above! The ten most common figures for the social dance floor is a practical set of tango elements ...

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Alma del Tango is a non-profit 501©(3) organization dedicated to encouraging artistic expression and the development of community through Argentine Tango. Started by Debbie Goodwin and John Campbell in 1996 and incorporated as a non-profit in 2000, it is the umbrella organization for several worthy projects.


  • Alma del Tango offers a full program of beginning to advanced tango dance classes, a weekly práctica, monthly milonga and student and professional dance productions to the community of Marin County, California.

  • Alma Video Productions engages in documenting dance productions that would otherwise disappear with the fading sounds of the last note of music.

  • Debbie Goodwin Dance supports the choreography and direction of Alma del Tango’s student and professional productions as well as taking on artistic projects on a freelance basis.
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    We offer beginning through advanced classes, private lessons, a weekly práctica, a monthly milonga, and an annual student theatrical production! See our website www.AlmaDelTango.org.

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    167 Tunstead Ave
    San Anselmo, CA
    94960

    Opening Hours

    Monday 9am - 10pm
    Tuesday 9am - 10pm
    Wednesday 9am - 10pm
    Thursday 9am - 10pm
    Friday 9am - 10pm
    Saturday 9am - 10pm
    Sunday 9am - 10pm

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