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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!

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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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Tango dance tips

March 3, 2017

5 tips to improve your tango without spending a penny!

By |March 3rd, 2017|

There's a lot you can do in your daily life to improve your tango dancing. The best thing about them? They do make a difference, and... they're free! Have a read at our 5 top tips to improve your tango without spending a penny!

February 17, 2017

While learning, don’t be afraid to make mistakes

By |February 17th, 2017|

Argentine tango is all about enjoying life, being social and above all, having fun. With such a free-flowing, vibrant dance, mistakes and missteps are inevitable but letting go is not only the way to get the most out of tango, it’s also a vital part of the learning process.

January 18, 2017

5 secrets milongueros might share with you about dancing to the music

By |January 18th, 2017|

Dancing is done to music and one of the best ways to improve your dancing is to better understand the music you dance on. Because if not dancing to the music, we're not really dancing, we're merely moving.

So, here are 5 top tips to help you go get this exhilarating feeling of being at one with the music: the feeling of dancing.

November 25, 2016

Overtaking…

By |November 25th, 2016|

The only accepted way to overtake a couple on the dance floor seems to be on the left...

September 19, 2016

Making tango diamonds shine brighter

By |September 19th, 2016|

A gentleman or lady wanting to learn tango in Buenos Aires during the Golden Age (1935-55) would have had a very different experience from ours. No dropping by a dance studio on the way back home for a cheeky tango class!

February 15, 2016

New (milonga-inspired) driving test questions – Would you pass?

By |February 15th, 2016|

We’ve just got our hand on some of the latest milonga-inspired Driving Test questions. Have a look; it's quite surprising

January 10, 2016

Closing your eyes: cierra los ojos

By |January 10th, 2016|

The Argentines often use the word "entregar" when talking about the skill of following, which means "to give in" or "to surrender" to the lead. In my mind, it only is possible when followers close their eyes (and gentlemen) keep their gaze unfocused.

December 8, 2015

3 tango frenemies you might want to think about

By |December 8th, 2015|

There are 3 words commonly used in tango which I can only think of as "frenemies". They sound helpful whilst actually leading to misunderstandings about what tango and what the role of each partner is about. Let's expose them now. Maybe we can confront these frenemies, bend these hung-up definitions and achieve a nicer dancing experience in the process.

March 20, 2015

6 tips to create a stronger connection in tango

By |March 20th, 2015|

Connection is a much debated topic in tango. It's what it's all about in the end, isn't it? A warm, gentle embrace, moving to the music as one...

Technique can help and ensure that you get more of these memorable tandas, these beautiful "tango moments" as we like to call them.

July 17, 2014

5 reasons why private classes are great to improve your tango

By |July 17th, 2014|

If you've never taken private classes, you might (rightly) be wondering what the fuss is all about. So here's a quick overview of why private classes are great to help you develop your tango further (and quicker).