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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, 277A Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 2TZ
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Class video & notes

July 8, 2019

Class video & notes – 24/03/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Speed - Theme: Combination with pivots and giros

In this class, we focused on how to change speed using pivots and giros. For intermediates, we saw a lovely sequence using giro, sacada, planeo and barrida. A great addition to add some umpf to your tango repertoire.

Class video & notes – 27/03/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Speed - Theme: Term review

In this class, we reviewed some of the steps we saw in our last term, including various planeos and a fast flat giro to add contrasts.

Class video & notes – 14/04/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Ganchos

Ganchos, these emblematic tango steps! Ganchos are steps where one partner (often the follower) kicks under the other's leg and enganches are steps where one partner (again normally the follower) wraps one leg around the partner's leg. In this class, we saw a few classic combinations of both ganchos and enganches

Class video & notes – 17/04/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Cross and barridas

In this class, we saw a pot-pourri of steps we really like from the Golden Age, including classic and unusual combinations using the cross as well as a barrida and gancho combination that stole our heart.

Class video & notes – 26/04/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Playing with different time signatures

Playing with different time signatures, e.g when the leader and the follower don't follow the same rythm, is an incredibly powerful tool to add spice and personality to your tango. In this class, we looked at some classic steps that use different time signatures.

Class video & notes – 21/04/2019

By |July 8th, 2019|

Dimension: Immersion - Theme: Caminatas

Tango is a walking dance and therefore the walk plays a large role in making your tango expressive. In this class, we looked at a few old fashioned and traditional tango walks, with some leaders' adornments.

June 20, 2019

Class video & notes – 19/05/2019

By |June 20th, 2019|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Colgadas

If we ran a survey, milongueros across the world would probably say that colgadas are the scariiiiiest step there is! Don't fret though, in this class, we saw how to use the concept of shared axis in a safe, fun and beautiful way.

Class video & notes – 15/05/2019

By |June 20th, 2019|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Pasada

This class started with a simple square around the leader for beginners. In the intermediate class, we added variant to this step, with a boleo, a giro and a change of direction. We also saw a step we particularly like, a pasada using the follower's back foot.

Class video & notes – 08/05/2019

By |June 20th, 2019|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Variation on the ocho cortado

In this class, we had a look at a simple change of lane for beginners. For intermediates & up, we looked at a beautiful twist on the classic ocho cortado, using out of axis movements

Class video & notes – 05/05/2019

By |June 20th, 2019|

Dimension: Axis - Theme: Axis displacement

This is the first class of our series on axis. In this class, we started with the basic concepts of axis displacement and some pretty mini colgadas that are very easy to place on the dancefloor.

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