Welcome!

We are Tanguito ('cute little tango' in spanish, pronounced tang-eeto).

We live and breathe tango and have been told our passion is contagious.

We are London based and do all things tango-related: classes, milongas, corporate events, clothing & even holidays to Buenos Aires. If you wonder what tango is all about (or love it already), we would love to hear from you!

Where to find us

Tanguito, Argentine Tango Academy

 020 3560 0532
   07891 336575
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New Unity Church, 277A Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 2TZ
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For beginners

May 23, 2017

Class video & notes – 21/05/2017

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Planeos

Planeos... Another beautiful, aerial tango family step. In the beginner class, we started with two classic planeos, one from the backward ocho and the other from the forward ocho. In the second class, we were a bit more adventurous and saw an off-axis planeo, a planeo on both legs and a very nice planeo from a sentada (a personal favourite)

Class video & notes – 14/05/2017

By |May 17th, 2017|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Linear volcadas

In this class, for beginners and improvers, we saw a simple pivot from the sandwich - we really like this step, it's cute and romantic. We then moved on to a first linear volcada from the back cross (a classic) and another linear volcada with the follower's right leg (much more original).

Class video & notes – 10/05/2017

By |May 11th, 2017|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Pasadas/paradas

To start our new term, we focused on paradas and pasadas, these steps where the follower steps over the leader's leg. We started with a simple combination for beginners and then explored a pasada in backward ocho followed by a single axis turn for the intermediates and up. Challenging but also beautiful!

April 21, 2017

Class video & notes – 19/04/2017

By |April 21st, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by Osvaldo Zotto

In this class, we started by reviewing the classic cross. In the intermediate class, we focused on a step with 2 empujaditas and another with an old-fashioned traditional back boleo.

Class video & notes – 16/04/2017

By |April 18th, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by Giraldo Portalea

Giraldo Portalea is very famous for his unique combinations, his smooth dancing and his cadencia. In this class, we started with the Americana before exploring some of Portalea's signature moves: a mix between back cross and backward ocho, a single axis turn from a unique entry point, and an Americana using counter-energy.

Class video & notes – 12/04/2017

By |April 14th, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by los Perez

Los Perez are unavoidable in Buenos Aires. Apparently all tango world champions have trained with them at some point. We started the beginners class with a simple ocho with sacada before moving on to an ocho with leader's adornment, a giro with a barrida and a playful little cadencia.

Class video & notes – 09/04/2017

By |April 11th, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by Osvaldo and Coca 2

In this class, we continued to have a look at steps inspired by Osvaldo and Coca. We started with what we call a flat giro for the beginners and then used this concept in the intermediate class for a couple of creative and inventive steps.

Class video & notes – 05/04/2017

By |April 7th, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by Osvaldo and Coca

In this class, we focused on our favourite old school milongueros, Osvaldo and Coca, which musicality and playfulness we simply can't get enough of. There are loads of videos of them on Youtube, just look for Osvaldo Coca Tango.

March 31, 2017

Class video & notes – 29/03/2017

By |March 31st, 2017|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Steps inspired by Nito & Alba

We started one of our favourite dimension - immersion - by looking at steps from Nito and Alba, who were dancing in the Golden Age of tango. We did a couple of sacadas (including quite a challenging sacada leading the follower into a cross) and a sequence from Americana.

Class video & notes – 17/03/2017

By |March 19th, 2017|

Special class at Negracha - Creative crosses

In this class, we had a look at how we could use the axis to lead front crosses, back crosses and back cross sandwiches. Very playful additions to your repertoire of steps.