List of Argentine Tango teachers in Charlotte. Each teacher has their own style. Please contact the teacher directly to know more about how they teach and works the best for you.
Born in Argentina, Daniel Arredondo may be credited with bringing authentic Argentine tango to Charlotte over 12 years ago. His tango, and his teaching of the art form, is enriched by his background in martial arts, modern dance, folkloric dance, and competitive ballroom dance. In addition, his childhood memories of watching Argentinean tangueros in his home city of San Rafael, Mendoza, inform his dancing to this day. Over the past 13 years, Daniel has studied with several world-renowned instructors including Facundo and Kely Posadas, Gloria and Eduardo Arquimbau, Osvaldo Zoto, Lorena Ermocida, Susana Miller, Horacio Arcidiacono, Alberto Paz and Valorie Hart, Jorge Firpo, Alicia Pons, Pablo Veron, Fabian Salas, Gustavo Naveira, Chicho Frumboli. He has performed in many national tango events including Atlanta Tango Exchange, Asheville Regional, Fiesta Latina in Asheville, Charlotte Latin Fest, Fiesta del Pueblo in Raleigh, Spoleto Tango Festival in Charleston, Argentine Embassy in Washington DC, and over the past several years has taught workshops in many cities including Atlanta, Raleigh, Virginia Beach, Columbia, Greensboro, Statesville, Monroe, and Asheville and has collaborated in Charlotte with the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Education Institute, Arts and Science Council, the Mint Museum, and the Levine Museum. Meanwhile, in Charlotte he hosts an ongoing free Monday night Intro to Tango class and Practica, Charlotte's longest-running tango event, offers weekly classes for dancers of all levels, and is the founder of Passion For Tango; an organization dedicated to teaching authentic Argentine Tango. Website: http://www.passionfortango.com
William Hudson Temples- William Temples discovered Argentine Tango while traveling through South America in 1999. Since then, he has been an ardent student of the art form. Temples attended La Escuela Del Tango, and La Casa Del Tango in Buenos Aires and learned the classic styles as taught by the country’s most respected professors. Since the year 2000, Temples has apprenticed under Daniel Arredondo and has been a student of the great maestros, Facundo and Kelly Posadas and Guillermo and Fernanda Merlo. William Temples now teaches with his wife, Buenos Aires native Mariana De Luca, at Charlotte, North Carolina’s only school of Argentine Tango: Passion for Tango.
Marlon Rigaud - Hello everyone, My name is Marlon R. Rigaud and I am a Native New Yorker fairly new to Charlotte, NC. I lived in South Florida for 6 years before relocating here and have lived here in Charlotte, NC for over 5 years now.
I've been dancing for over 20 years and have Ballroom Danced, both Smooth and Latin, however, one of my most favorite dances include Tango Argentino. I am an Independent Dance Instructor/Consultant for "why not dance? LLC" teaching Tango Argentino, "Developing One Quality Dancer at a Time". Introductory dance lessons are available for interested parties. I teach an "Introduction to Tango Argentino" class at Villa Antonio on Sunday evenings in Ballantyne from 6pm-7pm followed by a Guided Practica from 7pm-9pm. If there are any questions feel free to contact me with the provided contact information at www.whynotdancellc.com. Thank you for your support and always remember that "Dancing is Effortless Improvisation" so always practice and have fun.
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