Tango Classes
in Los Angeles, CA

Milonguero Style Tango

Tango Classes for Every Skill Level

World renown tango maestro, Daniel Arias, will personally instruct you how to tango, develop your own dance flow,  understand the music, and improvise your tango steps. His tango classes are fun, informative, and detailed. He teaches milonguero style Argentine tango which is the favored style at traditional milongas in Buenos Aires.
Tango classes excel in traditional, close embrace tango danced in confined spaces— the true social tango!

New Dancers/Beginners: Start off confident with a firm tango grounding.
Mature dancers: Eliminate bad habits, cultivate sensitivity to your partner, and improve your floor craft and tango protocol.

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Private tango classes tailored to your dance needs. Private classes allow a more comprehensive learning experience.
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Attentive individual tango instruction in a group learning environment. A fun and relaxing way of learning!
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Impress your friends and family by surprising them with a memorable tango performance or have Daniel perform exclusively for your event.

Regularly Scheduled Tango Classes


General Tango Class:

Thursdays – 8:30pm-10pm (partner required or pre-register to ensure gender balance)
Classes take place at Sophie Dance: 5867 W. 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90036


La Milonguita:

Known for its friendly, intimate atmosphere, La Milonguita is becoming one of Los Angeles favorite Sunday Dance Places; join us and see for yourself! This is the place for traditional social tango, La Milonguita encourages cabeceo, line of dance, connection with your partner and respectful sharing of the dance floor. We start at 7 with a class by Daniel Arias and then we dance Sunday away! Delicious food, drinks, romantic ambiance and the best music! Need a table? No problem! Please contact us! =)

Every Sunday (except first Sunday of the month; No partner required, ideal for beginners)
Pre-Milonga Class: 7pm-8pm
Milonga:  8pm-11pm
Cost: $20  for pre-class and milonga or $15 for milonga only
Classes and milonga take place at Sophie Dance: 5867 W. 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Contact us today to start your classes. All Skill Levels Welcomed. Beginners encouraged! =)

Tango Class Reviews

  • Daniel teaches tango, the concept, the embrace, musicality. He teaches in a way that will enable you to advance in your tango journey. He knows both the lead and the follow and can help bring your dance to a higher level. He is indeed a maestro de tango. His tango classes are enjoyable and inspiring. Very personable with a good sense of humor!!

    John Allen
  • I have taken tango classes with Daniel Arias for two years now after 8 years of classes in many cities. I have finally found an instructor who teaches one how to dance tango, how to develop one’s own dance, how to understand the music and apply the steps to it, and how tango technique informs the quality of one’s movements. He teaches Argentine tango in its musical and social cultural context. Not.just.tango.steps!

    Patricia Gundert
  • Daniel is an excellent teacher. His focus is on traditional, close embrace tango danced in confined spaces – the real social tango. New or inexperienced dancers – start off right with a firm tango grounding. Mature dancers – eliminate bad habits, cultivate sensitivity to your partner, and improve your floor craft and tango protocol.

    Daniel Bray
  • Daniel Arias is a wonderful Argentine tango instructor. his classes are informative and detailed. he teaches Argentine tango milonguero style wich is the style danced at traditional milongas in Buenos Aires.
    His emphasis is on musicality and connection and tango dancing in reduced spaces. Highly recommended.

    Sebastian Delgado

Milonguero Style Tango Classes in L.A.

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Providing an authentic Argentine Tango experience for you right here in Los Angeles, Maestro Daniel Arias is not only unique and highly skilled tango maestro, he also is the only Milonguero style tango class instructor in Los Angeles.

Milonguero tango is characterized by a close embrace dancing style with an emphasis on the connection between you and your partner and expressing ourselves through the music while moving in connected unison. Daniel’s style is the traditional style of tango so prevalent in Milongas throughout Buenos Aires.

Emphasis is also placed on musicality, improvisation and crisp movements. Daniel does not teach steps per se. Rather, he teaches you  to develop your tango dance essence so that you may improvise and combine learned tango steps on the spot and immediately participate and connect with the music instead of mechanically dancing to a set of predetermined patterns.

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