5 Workshops, 4 Milongas, Advanced Couples Workshop, History of Tango Lecture, BBQ, Dancing at the yurt, & Lots of Fun!



Thursday, September 6th

Private lessons available Thursday afternoon!

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Special Workshop: Training for advanced couples.
Attendees will work intensively with a partner and investigate together.
$50 fee per couple – (Not part of the weekend workshop package.)
Space is restricted to 8 couples.
Currently full. E-mail Patrick to be on a wait list.
Location to be announced!


Friday, September 7th

Private lessons available Friday afternoon!

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Workshop 1 – Technique for everyone: From the basics to beyond. Walking, embrace, pivots.


8:15 pm – 12:00 am

Opening milonga. 80/20 (Trad/Alt) – DJ – ??


Saturday, September 8th


10:00 – 11:30 am

Brunch Mixed Social – Come and have some morning snacks and also share in a structured intimate discussion of some of tango’s joys and challenges! Social will be upstairs, above the DDC studio in “The Loft”.


12:00 – 1:30 pm

Musical History Lecture
History of the Main Tango Orchestras. It’s a slideshow of 1.5hr with videos and pictures,  explaining the development of tango and the different tango styles of each orchestras.


2:00 – 3:30 pm

Workshop 2 – Cross System Sequences: Crosses and pivots in different speeds. Change of directions.


4:00 – 5:30 pm

Workshop 3 – Turns: Explore several styles of giros, their lead and follow. How to Embellish and add additions such as sacadas and blocks.


8:00 – 9:00 pm

Introductory class taught by Lenore Hellman and Vince Godby.


9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Grand Milonga. 90/10 (Trad/Alt) – DJ – Hernan Prieto


1:00 am – ??

Late, Late milonga. Yes! It will be happening… DJ – Rob Gallimore!


Sunday, September 9th


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Workshop 4 – Musicality: Challenge your ears and interpretation. Dialogues inside the embrace.


3:00 – 4:30 pm

Workshop 5 – Milonga: Moves for fast milongas.


6:00 – 7:30 pm

Potluck BBQ – farewell dinner.
Location: Lori & Patrick’s house in Potomac. View DIRECTIONS to “Second Chance”. 
And here’s the potluck food list.
Sign up to bring some food on the POTLUCK LIST.


7:30 pm – ??

Farewell milonga in the Yurt! 80/20 (Trad/Alt) – DJ – ??


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Private sessions available with Daniela and Hernan are available on a first come, first serve basis.
They charge $80 for 1 hour for one of them or $120 for both.


All events except otherwise noted are at the DDC – 121 W. Main, Missoula – View MAP.


Contact Patrick for privates or questions.


Online registration is closed. Sign up at the door all weekend!

Whole workshop – $145.
Does not include Thursday Couples workshop.
Whole workshop Student rate – $110.
Must show current I.D. at registration
Does not include Thursday Couples workshop.
Training for Advanced Couples – $65 (Per couple.)
Please, make a note at your check out who your partner will be.
Individual Class – $25 .
Individual Class –  Student rate – $15
Must show current I.D. at registration
Individual Milonga – $12 .
Milonga – Student rate – $8
Must show current I.D. at registration
History of Tango Lecture – $15 .


Housing Options
If you are needing a place to stay in Missoula during the workshop, we have some people volunteering their homes. Contact Patrick.
Can you offer an out of town guest a place to stay? Contact Patrick.