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Virginia Vasconi returns for tango workshops, lessons, and a milonga

Virginia Vasconi and Michael Walker
Virginia Vasconi and Michael Walker

Virginia Vasconi, the well-known Argentine tango dancer and teacher, returns to Dance Station this month for a series of tango workshops, private lessons, and a milonga. Dance Station’s resident Argentine tango teacher, Michael Walker, is hosting her visit. While there are few slots still available for private lessons, workshops are open for registrations. Tango dancers are also invited to a milonga on Saturday, Nov. 19 that will feature a performance by Virginia and Michael.

Workshops are $35 per class. Pre-registration is required for workshops; to register, email Masako Drugan, Note that all students much show proof of Covid vaccination.

Virginia was born in Córdoba, Argentina, and lives in Buenos Aires. She is a professional dancer and actor who has dedicated herself exclusively to tango for the past 15 years. Virginia created a tango technique that is based on yoga and body mechanics, and is an official juror for the World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires. She has also judged tango competitions around the world.

She is returning to Santa Fe as part of a multi-city tour of the United States through December.

Virginia Vasconi at Dance Station
Workshops & Milonga schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 16
6:45 – 8:15 p.m.
General technique for both roles. No partner needed.

Saturday, Nov. 19
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Musicality: All levels

8 – 11 p.m.
Milonga, featuring a performance by Virginia Vasconi and Michael Walker.
DJ: Fernando Robles.
Admission: $20 per person

Monday, Nov. 21
6:45 – 8:15 p.m.
Vals: Displacements for Vals focusing on musicality. (For Intermediate / Advanced students)

Saturday, Nov. 26
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Sequence for enhancing the pivoting in close embrace. Different types of disassociation. (For Intermediate / Advanced students)

2:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Milonga: Structures in close embrace focusing on the music. (For Intermediate / Advanced students)

Monday, Nov. 28
6:45 – 8:15 p.m.
Spiral movements. (For Advanced students)

Note: Proof of Covid vaccination is required. Please pre-register for group and private classes by emailing Masako Drugan: