Tango Boise

Argentine Tango In Boise

SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2017

Ney Melo Workshop Weekend, September 15-17


FRIDAY, September 15 — Ochos

  • 7:30 - 8:45 PM — Class 1. Tango Technique Tips by Ney
  • 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM — Opening Milonga w/DJ Ney

SATURDAY, September 16 — Ochos

  • 1:00 - 2:15 PM — Class 2. Dancing to D’Arienzo
  • 2:45 - 4:00 PM — Class 3. Dramatic Tango Musicality
  • 8:00 - 9:00 PM — Pre-Milonga Lesson by Instructors. Description.
  • 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM — Grand Milonga w/DJ Tommy

SUNDAY, September 17 — Ochos

  • 1:00 - 2:15M — Class 4. Vals and Piano
  • 2:45 - 4:00 PM — Class 5. Milonga Loca
    Evening — Solid Bar & Grill
  • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM — Closing Milonga w/DJ Rob from Montana

Venue Addresses
Ochos — 515 W. Idaho St.
Solid Bar & Grill — 405 S. 8th St.

Privates with Ney Melo

Ney will be available to teach privates during his Boise visit during the following dates and times:

  • Friday,  Sept 15 - 3 to 6 PM
  • Monday,  Sept 18 -  2 to 9 PM
  • Tuesday, Sept 19 - 2 to 9 PM

Ney's rates for a one hour private lesson are  $100 for one lesson, $90 per lesson for two lessons, and $80 per lesson for 3 or more.

To book a private with Ney, please use this form:

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Need Accommodations? Have accommodations to offer?

If you are an out of town tango dancer, needing accommodations for our workshop weekend, please describe in the message box how many are in your party, exact dates of your stay, and if you have any restrictions (pet allergies, etc).

If you are offering accommodations, please describe how many people you can host and under what conditions. For example: "Two people in their own rooms." Or "Two people sharing a double bed."

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Meet Ney Melo

Ney Melo & Ellinor Westrup

Ney Melo & Ellinor Westrup

Ney Melo is an internationally renowned Argentine Tango teacher known for his innovative teaching methods and passion for teaching. His tango instruction is sought out by beginning and advanced dancers, as well as other teachers and choreographers from all over the world.

The atmosphere in his classes is relaxed, personable and lively, and he places equal emphasis on the lady’s role as the man’s. Technique and the essence of tango, both fundamental to dancing well, are stressed in whatever step is being shown. Ney is dedicated to inspiring students to dance tango with feeling, musicality, cadencia, and connection – the way it is danced in Buenos Aires.  Ney’s tango inspiration and training came from the master couple “Javier Rodriguez y Andrea Missé” and other Argentine masters of the salon style of tango.

Ney grew up in New York City and received a scholarship to the prestigious Regis High School in Manhattan. After graduating from Binghamton University with a degree in Accounting, Ney worked for Lehman Brothers but, after September 11th, he discovered tango and left his career to pursue his dream in Buenos Aires. His story has been featured on Yahoo! News, NY Times (Sep 2011), and many other news publications.

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