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Argentine Tango Classes, Workshops, Practicas and Milongas

Tina Marie Tango Academy

Private Tango Lessons with Tina Marie

Private tango learning with Tina is an amazing opportunity for any student at any level. Tina's effective teaching methodology will help you target your goals, and help you become more comfortable, confident, and knowledgeable. Whether you are a leader or a follower, you'll move more efficiently, creatively, and musically on the dance floor.

Single Lessons and Packages

Purchase lessons in Packs-of-3 for big savings.

All private lessons, private classes, or practice sessions are scheduled in advance by appointment only  and are held in a private studio setting in Alpharetta /Johns Creek. There is no studio fee for this location.

To book, set up your schedule with Tina at 678-469-5005. Payments can be made via Venmo or cash.


Individuals & Couples

    1-hr lesson    ...$70.          $90./couple

    Three-Pack:  ...$165.        $210./couple

     2-hr lesson   ...$110.       $130. /couple

    Three-Pack:  ...$315 .      $360. /couple

Private Classes 

To set up a private class with Tina in the Alpharetta studio, there must be a minimum of 3 participants enrolling. Maximum at this location is 6. Price is based on the number of participants.

      1-hour class with 3-4 participants  ...$30 per person    Three-Pack:  $75 ($25 per person/per lesson)

      1 hour class with 5-6 participants  ...$25 per person    Three-Pack:  $60 ($20 per person/per lesson)


Personal Tango Practice. Partnering with Tina!

Schedule a practice session with Tina (as your partner) in Alpharetta. This session is 1-hour, and is not a lesson. It's dancing with minimal feedback exchange. Practice/dance/explore. $30.

Personal Tango Practice. Bring your own partner!

Schedule private dance practice time (with your own partner) and utilize studio space.

$10 per person. No guidance. Bring your own music. Schedule 1 or up to 1.5 hours.

In Buenos Aires... and around the world, tango dance partners are for hire to accompany dancers at the Milongas. They are called Taxi-Dancers. Yes -- experienced tango dance partners for hire!!

Taxi-Dancer is now available with TIna in a Milonga Setting.

SUNDAYS at the "TANGO LOUNGE MILONGA"  in Roswell, GA.  6:30 - 10 PM

Cover charge: $15 and includes Tango-mini-class. 6:30 - 7.  Open floor Dancing is 7-10

Taxi-dancer slots with Tina are approx 1 hr &15 mins during a portion of the Milonga.

Choose time slot: 

7:00 - 8:15   (or)  8:30 - 9:45   Cost $30

Go to dance!!

Stay for the entire evening 6:30- 10PM and take Buddy's free tango mini class too!

Every Sunday at Ballroom Impact in Roswell, just off 400.


What's your Pleasure?


* Light Tango-Body Conditioning  balance, control, flexibility, & strength.

* Drills & Thrills  Technique, coordination, and leg and foot articulation.

* Elegant Aesthetics  Posture, alignment, feet, legs, all that defines elegance

* Embellishment Training Various footwork & timing. What, when & how.

* Pivot Training Body spirals, timing, and options for embellishing pivots.

* Dissociation Training Improves balance, connection, and overall quality of partnership.

* Tango Musicality Training 1 Beats, Rhythm, Melody, Phrasing

* Tango Musicality Training 2 Vals, vs. Tango vs. Milonga

* Tango Musicality Training 3 What is in the Music? Primary, Secondary, Additionally

* Tango Musicality Training 4 Tango Orchestra Distinctions

* See & Do Tango  Learners Observation training & coordination training.

This learning "how to learn" quickly and efficiently.

* Milonga Fun Coordination and rhythm development for quick footwork.

* Tango Walking Technique 1 Grounding, aesthetics, weight distribution, balance

* Tango Walking Technique 2 In-line vs. crossing-meridian and dissociation

* Tango Walking Technique 3 Tango Salon vs. Milonguero. Stride changes and options

* Tango Walking & Personal Expression 4 Finding yourself and defining yourself

* Giros / Molinete Technique Making the perfect circle

* Boleo & Gancho Technique Energy, shapes, speed

* Ochos All the shapes and all the sizes, in all the directions

* The Tango-Body Overview Every body part has a proper place and function

* Chacarera Folklore Dance of Argentina (often danced at Milongas)

* Tango Talk Get your questions answered

* Tango Talk Codegos - Codes of etiquette for the Milonga.

* Tango Talk  Tango scene in Buenos Aires. How it differs from the US.

* Tango Talk  Advise for planning a tango trip to Buenos Aires.

* Outdoor Training (Weather permitting) Like walking? Learn what to do during your outdoor walks that will improve tango posture, alignment, rhythm, disassociation, and more. 

Booking your lessons...

To book sessions, contact Tina Marie.

Text or call 678-469-5005

24 hour notice is appreciated in the event of an appointment cancellation.

Please read before booking an appointment.

Covid-19 Safety Protocol Agreement 

What are you looking to achieve?

  • Do you want more understanding and clarity in certain elements?
  • Are you wanting to accelerate your skill set?
  • Do you need to learn tools and exercises for skill development?
  • Are you interested in changing the quality of your dance?
  • Do you want to learn more figures and elements to add to your dance?
  • Do you want to learn the details that matter to your partner?
  • Do you want to eExpression through embellishments
  • Musical necessities
  • Understanding Technique
  • Esthetics that matter
  • Awareness of variables where physical function or mind set interferes with progress.

Clear Leading

Responsive Following

Posture and Embrace

Connection and Flow

Tango, Vals, Milonga

Musicality and Phrasing

Melody vs. Rhythm

Figures and Rhythms

Creating Dynamics

Walking and Stride

Footwork, Articulation,

Personal Expression


Balance and Control


Power of the Pivot

Turns and Rotation

Technique for Boleos,

Ganchos, Leg Wraps,

Paradas, Sacadas

Milonga Tips and Information

The Beauty of Traditions

Navigation and Floor Craft

Important Codegos

(Important Codes of the Milonga)

Etiquette for Dancing Socially

The Cabeceo