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Esquina Tango is the most colorful corner in Austin where people go mingle, meet friends learn about cultures, languages and dance. It's a wonderful community full of live music, movie and social dancing. It's a great place for people of all ages, nationalities, new to town, singles, married..with our without children. Check our website www.esquinatangoaustin.com for a full list of events and activities for adults and children!

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Learn Spanish by Conversation - Conversación en Español

Get more comfortable talking and listening! Interesting and dynamic group activities: chat, read articles in Spanish and translate together, ask questions, watch movies, play games, and more. Improve your understanding of the Spanish language. Extend your knowledge beyond basic grammar and vocabulary into scenario-based "ronda de conversación" - with all the great cultural discussions and grammar reinforcement. Homework each week is optional. Class members are normally asked to bring an article from the news in Spanish to translate and discuss. Just $15 for our drop in class.

Afro Cuban Dance

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This class is an introduction to a variety of dance styles that comprise Cuban rumba. Focus will be placed on the three types of rumba: yambú, guaguancó and columbia. Basic steps of Orichas such as Eleggua will also be practiced. Instructor: Alfonso Alarcon (http://www.esquinatangoaustin.com/index.php/weekly-dance-classes/index.php/our-program-leaders/alfonso-alarcon) Who should do it: This class is great for beginners who are looking to add flavor to their dancing. Be prepared for a workout! What to wear, what to bring: Work out clothes, Shoes are not required. Just $15 to drop in to our fun class!

Tango for Beginners

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Tango is a highly improvisational dance that is built in layers. Come learn the structure of tango from start to finish in a relaxed atmosphere. Students are coached in the skills of leading and following — as well as the etiquette and culture of Argentine Tango. Instructors: Monica Caivano and Gustavo Simplis Benefits of Argentine Tango dancing: http://www.todotango.com/english/history/chronicle/450/The-benefits-of-Argentine-tango-dancing/ Our NEW videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn6wOr0b1iI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbeYJalr-rY Cost: Drop in $15/ Four Classes $45 (Discount for students and neighbors). No pre-registration needed.

Learn Spanish by Conversation - Conversación en Español

Get more comfortable talking and listening! Interesting and dynamic group activities: chat, read articles in Spanish and translate together, ask questions, watch movies, play games, and more. Improve your understanding of the Spanish language. Extend your knowledge beyond basic grammar and vocabulary into scenario-based "ronda de conversación" - with all the great cultural discussions and grammar reinforcement. Homework each week is optional. Class members are normally asked to bring an article from the news in Spanish to translate and discuss. Just $15 for our drop in class.

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Tango for Beginners

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