Dance the Tango in Traverse City

Master the slow, smoldering moves of Argentine-style tango. Lessons are offered at the following:

Gallerie Medici: Cindy Carleton gives private lessons by appointment and two workshops a month in her ruby-walled art gallery. She also hosts live music tango gatherings, called milongas. Find Gallerie Medici at 535 West Front Street in downtown Traverse City, 231-995-3633.

Just Imagine Creative Center: Ron Hensel teaches lessons every Thursday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. $15 per couple, $10 for singles, $5 for experienced partners just wanting to dance awhile. Just Imagine Creative Center is at 225 West 14th Street in Traverse City, 231-932-9116. For questions about lessons, contact Hensel directly at 231-620-1485.

For info on Northern Michigan’s own nuevo tango band, Barefoot Tango, see the article Nuevo Tango Up North.

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