Milonga Pasional December 6

by Administrator on August 7th, 2012
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Hola Tangueros!

Come and join Dave and me dancing cheek to cheek in the warm embrace of Argentine Tango this, Friday, December 6th at “MILONGA PASIONAL”!!!

Save the dates:

December 9th – 16th – Carla Marano of BsAs Workshops*
New Year’s Eve Ballroom Dance/Milonga*

There is a lesson for beginners and intermediates with Karen and Dave at Milonga Pasional from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. We teach all of the elements of Argentine Tango, how to lead and follow, as well as proper technique and floor etiquette. So please come and join us this and every Friday!!!

The Milonga follows from 8:00 – 11:00 PM.
Cost:  $10 (includes lesson with Karen and Dave)
Place:  Sara Dance Center, 5000 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL.

Refreshments including JET’S PIZZA, MALBEC WINE as well as other snacks and beverages will be available at no extra charge!

Any ladies who are interested in a taxi dancer, Zavio is offering his services.   Please contact him prior to the milonga at or 941-313-2444.

See the attached flyers for all the information on Carla’s workshops and New Year’s Eve!

We look forward to seeing you this Friday!!!

Karen & Dave Bridegam
941-661-9225 (Dave’s Cell)

Please note:


1) Carla will hold two workshops at Anna’s condo on Wednesday, December 11th. If you are interested in attending these, please text Anna at 941-730-2260. Participation is limited to 22 people, first come, first served. Anna will give you directions and register you at the gate in her community.

2) Carla will hold a workshop prior to Milonga Pasional next Friday, December 13th, and two more workshops on Saturday, December 14th at Sara Dance.

3) Privates are available upon request.


1) Tangueros are kindly requested to reserve their seats through Karen and Dave. You will be seated on the Milonga side and we will get credit for your attendance. You may still go back and forth to the ballroom side as you wish.

2) Please let us know with whom you want to sit so we can accommodate the proper number of people at each table.

3) Payment in advance is appreciated and will solidify your reservation. You can pay by PayPal to

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Hi Tangueras,
Yani Sar from Naples will be holding a one-hour workshop next Friday, April 20th from 6:00 – 7:00 PM for tangueras who would like to add a feminine touch to tango dancing through footwork and embellishments!
Cost will be $25.00 for the hour in the third ballroom at Sara Dance Center, 5000 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota.
We have only a few spots left, so if you would like to join us, please respond to this email or text me at 941-661-7330 immediately!
After her workshop will be the regular class with Karen and Dave for beginners and intermediates from 7:00 – 8:00 in the large ballroom.  Milonga Pasional follows from 8:00 – 11:00 with Pizza, Wine and Snacks.
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The longest running milonga in Sarasota!!!

Date: Sunday, November 24th 2019

Milonga: 4 – 8 PM

As usual, there will be great music to dance to on a fantastic floating floor, and best of all, lots of fun, camaraderie and warm friendships!  So, come out and enjoy a splendid afternoon and evening of Argentine Tango in a spacious and beautiful ballroom.  Angie´s fantastic sangría recipe will continue to be served; or BYOB! Light snacks or bring something to share.

PRICE: $10.00

PLACE: Gotta Dance Studio, 303 South Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL  34275

For a calendar of special events and milongas on the west coast of Florida, visit, or call Karen and Dave, 941-661-9225, or 941-661-7330. TANGO ORGANIZERS, PLEASE KEEP US UPDATED WITH YOUR EVENTS AND FLYERS!!


From the North: I-75 South to Exit 200. Use Venice, Nokomis south exit which puts you southbound on Tamiami Trail. Proceed approximately 2 miles (3 lights). Gotta Dance Studio is on the left-hand side, one block past the 3rd light at Albee Rd. Take the 2nd left at Anita’s Restaurant and left into the strip mall parking lot.

From the South: I-75 North to exit 195. Left on Laurel Rd (heading West), proceed to 5th light, and turn left onto Tamiami Trail. Continue through the light at Albee Rd.  Take the 2nd left at Anita’s Restaurant and left into the parking lot.

For more information please call Karen and Dave at the numbers above.  Hope to see you all there for another afternoon and evening of Tango and fun!!!!!!

Tango Hugs

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