Alex has been teaching Agrentine Tango since 1997, has taught in over 50 cities spanning 9 countries and studied over a year between 9 visits to Buenos Aires. He has performed worldwide, including in Buenos Aires. He has played bandoneon since 2001 releasing 5 tango CD's and currently directs, composes/arranges for, and plays in his own quartet and sextet.
Alex loves teaching students of all levels and gives students the basics they need to enjoy the dance quickly and successfully.
He also hosts one of Portland's most popular milongas every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at his studio, Tango Berretin (6305 SE Foster Rd.)
Alex has been dancing Argentine Tango since 1997 and teaching worldwide since 1998, including performances in Buenos Aires. He has run his all-Argentine tango studio, Tango Berretin, in Portland, Oregon since 2001 and has also studied the bandoneon since 2001 currently directing his sextet.
He is completely fanatic about the dance, and shares his passion with his students. He teaches for the social dance floor, emphasizing the improvisatory side of the dance through a strong communication between the lead and follow and on musicality. Alex tries to give his students the vocabulary necessary so that each person can find their own unique way of dancing -- dancing the tango of their own body.