Argentine Tango in Bloomington, IN
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Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:30PM @ The Lodge (map)



Class Schedule

November 21, 2016 - New 6-week Series Starts!


We begin a new 6-week session of Argentine tango on Monday, November 21st! Registration is open only on November 21 and 23, 2016. The next session will begin January 2nd at which time registration opens again. Please come and invite your friends!


For more information about our classes, check out our Classes page. Class fees are $40 ($25 for students) per 6-week session. Space is limited.


Please note: Argentine tango training often involves sustained motions and body rotation. If you have any physical condition that you feel could be aggravated by these movements, we strongly advise against participating in our classwork.

Upcoming Events

BATO Milonga


Date: Saturday, December 17, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM

Admission: $5

Location: The Lodge

Address: 101 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN

Tango Events In & Near Bloomington

Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz Workshop

Date: October 14-16, 2016

Location: Tango del Barrio, Cincinnati, Ohio

Details: After visiting Bloomington, these two great dancers return to the Midwest. Tango del Barrio is hosting both dancers for a weekend-long workshop and Chamuyo. For more details, click here.


Weekly Milonguita

Date: Mondays

Location: Serendipity, Bloomington, Indiana

Details: Thuy Bogart will host a weekly milonguita. For more details, click here.


Cachirulo Milonga

Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Time: 5:00PM-9:00PM

Location: Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis

Details: DJ David Crosley and Mary Lee Pappas will host a monthly milonga with traditional milonga music from the Golden Age. For more details, click here.


Jesica Arfenoni and Oscar Casas Workshop

Date: November 11-13, 2016

Location: Riolo Dance, Indianapolis

Details: For more details, click here.

BATO in the Community

BATO conducted a tango presentation for the 2016 North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) Annual Conference on Friday, October 28, 2016. We brought together the ideas of dance and play for NASAGA members.

***Thank you to the conference organizers and NASAGA members for joining us for the fun and engaging session.***



BATO conducted two workshops at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business for the Master's Emerging Markets Experience Argentina class on January 10 and 24, 2013. We discussed the history, culture, and dance of Argentina.

***Thank you to the professors and students for inviting us and engaging in discussions of Argentine culture.***


BATO members are sharing the dance, culture, and music of Argentine Tango in the Bloomington community by hosting demonstrations at local retirement communities.

Demonstration Dates:

• July 25, 2013: Bloomington Nursing and Rehabilitation

• June 29, 2013: Redbud Hills

• May 28, 2013: Alterra Sterling House

• April 25, 2013: Golden Living Center

• March 28, 2013: Garden Villa

• February 7, 2013: Monroe House

• September 27, 2012: Meadowood Retirement Community

• August 22, 2012: Meadowood Health Pavilion

• August 8, 2012: Bell Trace Health & Living Center

July 17, 2012: Bell Trace Senior Living Community

***Thank you to the residents and communities for having us!***


Check out testimonials from community organizers on our News page!