WELCOME to Tangology 101!

Tangology 101 is dedicated to the study of Argentine Tango dance, music and history. Our Online Video Dance Lessons primarily focus on the social forms of Argentine Tango. You can watch and learn everything from the basic steps to the most advanced concepts of the dance. Our History of Argentine Tango section focuses on the history of the music and its' orchestras.

Our Classes and Workshops area educates you about our weekly Atlanta tango classes as well as our lessons in Macon and Athens, Georgia. It also has information about our workshops in other cities and private dance lessons in Atlanta, Macon and Athens. The Milongas and DJing section fills you in on our Atlanta Tango Community Milongas (Dance Parties) and about my DJing.

Our Argentinian Tango Resources section has information for new dancers, favorite tango videos and information about our 24/7 Tango Radio Station.

Un Abrazo, Clint Rauscher

Argentine Tango Classes
Atlanta, GA Every Monday 8:00pm to 9:30pm Intermediate Class more info
Atlanta, GA Every Thursday 8pm to 11pm Beg & Adv more info
Macon, GA Every FINAL Sunday All Levels more info


Atlanta Milongas
Milonga Plaka Every 1st and 3rd Sunday (and 4th when there is a 5th Sunday) (7pm to 10pm) more info
Milonga del Corazon Every 3rd Friday more info
Milonga 57th Every 2nd Sunday (6:30pm to 10pm) more info


Travel & Special Events Schedule
Charleston, SC Workshop and DJing Monthly Milonga (Oct 12th)
Atlanta, GA Special Worshop: Pulpeadas (Oct 19th)
Columbia, SC Workshop for Columbia Regional Festival (Nov 7th to 9th)
Charlotte, NC DJing @ Candlelight Tango Festival (Dec 5th-7th)


Most Recent Blogs:

04/28/2015 at 09:01 PM in blog folder icon General Blogs
Thanks to TangoAirO from London for blogging about my History of Argentine Tango page and my Tango Radio Station from their site Learning2Tango.

04/21/2015 at 04:00 PM in blog folder icon History
Gambling on Tango: Casinos once again becoming the center for the Argentinian dance

In the late 1800s, Argentina had become a place of cultural diversity with major influences from the Africans, one of which was their rhythmic drum beats that later developed into the most sensual dance that's known to man - the Argentine Tango. Because it was a dance deemed unacceptable among the upper white class, many young men that belonged to the upper class still scoured the corners of Buenos Aires to learn the forbidden moves. These men eventually traveled to Paris, bringing the seductive dance to theatrical venues, creating a hyperbole that surrounded the dance and thus becoming more widely accepted as an art form.

Fast-forward more than two centuries later, the dance still holds a certain appeal that has got people wishing they could move as smoothly as a dancer executing this wonderful art form. To bring the tango to a wider audience, casinos are now inviting people to their establishments so that they can join them in reveling in the culturally significant dance.

Perhaps it's the long history between casinos and the Argentine tango that has had casino providers reminiscing. For a time, the tango was only performed by the lower class in what was referred to as low-life establishments, such as dance halls, bars, and gambling houses. Casinos are now tracing back to their old Argentinian roots and celebrating the dance in leading entertainment hubs. Although the major incentive for hosting tango events could stem from the popularity of online casinos, a trend that started when InterCasino launched in 1996. Since then, operators of land-based casinos have had to diversify and look more appealing for people with different interests. Whether it is actually a strategy to increase both gaming and non-gaming income or not, a tango night in a casino aims to give participants a glimpse into the heritage of a once forbidden art form.

From the weekly tango lessons in the Gulfport Casino Ballroom to the tango-themed charity event in Casino Shangri La, casino goers now have the chance to witness articulate and intimate moves of professional dancers, as well as have the opportunity to learn the steps of this beautiful Latin art.

12/16/2014 at 12:17 AM in blog folder icon Vals Classes

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