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In the words of dancers....

The Power
of Tango

“I feel like it gets something out of me that doesn’t come out in any other way.”

Listen to the words of the dancers in this short film to hear how the tango embrace can transform people’s lives through connection, creativity, and community.

To give people the magic of tango, Mauro Marcone established Two To Tango in Houston, in 2014, and his goal is to educate the community about tango, create opportunities for dancing Argentine tango, and to promote Argentinian culture. The Houston Heights studio hosts group and private lessons, milongas (social events), the Houston Tango Festival, and community performances.

Film credit: Yelizaveta Nersesova

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Six Weeks Series

A group class series that will build the foundations of social salon tango. Based upon Mauro Marcone's progressive tango curriculum, this class will teach you everything you need in order to dance the basics of tango in the social setting, including: Alignment, connection, walking systems, basic patterns, musicality and the traditions of tango. This class will be followed by a Practica, a session in which the students can practice what they learned in class under the guidance of the instructor. No partner necessary.

Tuesdays

6:30pm Level 2: Classic Salon Patterns

8pm Level 1: The Tango Walk

Two To Tango

1624 Knox Street 

Houston, TX 77007

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Tango Night At Patagonia

Enjoy wonderful Argentinian food and wine, beautiful music and the warm embrace of Tango at Patagonia Grill. The evening will start with a friendly introductory lesson designed for those new to tango and continue with a milonga, led by rotating cast of Houston's best tango Dj's.

Wednesdays:

6:30 pm Introductory Lesson

7:30  pm Milonga

Patagonia Grill

8408 Katy Freeway, Suite 220 

Houston, TX 77024

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All-levels Class and Milonga

A group class geared for dancers with some experience. Students will deepen their tango foundations while learning figures, combinations, and skills to add variety to their dancing. This class is followed by the popular Two To Tango Saturday Milonga, where the tango community joins to dance in a warm environment.

Saturdays:

7pm Open Intermediate Class

8:15pm Milonga

 Two To Tango

1624 Knox Street 

Houston, TX 77007

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Dancing connects your body and soul

Tango is primarily a walking dance, integrated with turns and pauses. As a dancers’ tango vocabulary increases and they begin creating more complex movements, so does their mobility, balance and core strength. An upright relaxed posture creates space within and awakens body awareness.

Dancing tango well requires mindful control of the body which is accomplished by activating and releasing muscles to achieve a desired movement. Students find that they gain greater body control, not only when dancing tango but in day to day life due to increased muscle tone and strength as well postural alignment, balance and flexibility.

Cognition and powering up the brain

Dancing tango provides an avenue for learning new skills. One of the reasons that tango is so stimulating for the brain is that it requires split-second, rapid fire decision making. This results in several brain functions being activated at the one time, thus increasing neural connectivity. Furthermore, tango is an improvised dance based on a technique that is precise and challenging. Added to this are further challenges of partnering another person, executing movements to a broad range of tango music (tango/vals/milonga) and navigating the dance floor. Switch on the brain and power up new neural pathways, dance tango!

Meet Your Instructor

About Mauro

Mauro Marcone was born in Argentina, and in 1998, Mauro took his first steps as a tango dancer. Now residing in Houston Texas, he has been teaching for almost 20 years the authentic art that he has developed from years of study with many master teachers from Buenos Aires. Mauro has performed internationally in major concert halls and with orchestras such at the Houston Latin Philharmonic.

Philosophy

Mauro’s style of dancing is traditional “Tango Salon” and the elegance and variety of figures allows it to be danced in a social scene or in performance. Mauro’s goal is to pass on his knowledge of tango dancing, as well as the culture behind this passionate dance. 

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We’re here to teach you!

“Two To Tango” is warm and friendly environment to learn true Argentinian tango from experienced teachers. If you’re looking for connection, expression and respect through this beautiful dance, please call us for an introduction!

Contact Info

Phone: 281 715 7055
Email:info@twototango.dance

Location

1624 Knox Street           Houston, TX 77007

Our Hours

MON-FRI 12:00pm – 10:00pm
SAT-SUN 12:00pm – 11:00pm

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