This page profiles Auckland-based tango teachers and teachers offering private Argentine Tango lessons in Auckland. Prior to listings being accepted for publication, there is no vetting at all by the administrators and editors of this website as to the expertise, experience or quality of the teachers. The styles taught can vary widely from traditional improvised “salon” and “milonguero” social tango through to “nuevo” and choreographed show performance tango.

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Information is provided by teachers in their individual teacher profile sections. Further information can be obtained by making direct contact with teachers, and also by attending tango practicas to seek insights from dancers, who include current and former students.

Cecilia Trini


I am an Argentinian dancer and have been teaching Tango since 2002. I am passionate about Tango in all its forms, and have great enthusiasm for teaching. As a teacher, I build around the basics of traditional Argentine Tango, as … Read More

Sheldon Benito


I teach tango at the Argentine Tango Student Association at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and am also available for private tango lessons. “Let’s make tango great again!” Sheldon

Kelly Poon


I am from Malaysia and spent most of my adult life in England until 2013 when I moved to Auckland. I started my Tango journey at a respected Argentine Tango School in London nine years ago and have also studied … Read More

Cecile and Nigel


After a long break we are back teaching again, running Beginners and Intermediate tango classes on the North Shore, Takapuna War Memorial hall on Tuesday nights. Contact Cecile Bale – 021 482 339

Denise McCombe


My dance experience includes ballet, tap, jazz, Dupree, ballroom, Latin American, New Vogue and latterly Argentine Tango, for which my love affair started following a visit to Buenos Aires in 2002. I’ve been enjoying tango ever since, both locally and … Read More

Grant Fromont


For me, tango is about expressing my life the way I want to live it. It is about sharing that expression with someone else. It is about caring and about giving, when I can. I learned the complexity and discipline, … Read More

Toca Tango – Martyn Atack


Martyn and Vikki’s passion for tango has led them to create their own studio space on the North Shore, as well as travel to Buenos Aires on numerous occasions to gain new insights to their dancing and teaching. A natural … Read More

Gisela Gordó


I was fortunate enough to be born in the city of Tango; Buenos Aires, Argentina. I discovered Tango in 2008 and was immediately hooked with a passion. I learnt from the most renowned Tango dancers in Argentina. In 2010 I … Read More

Angelika Schuster


Hi, My name is Angelika. I am originally from Germany and have been living in New Zealand for nearly 30 years. I grew up in a family and culture (Siebenbuerger Germans) where dancing was a big part of their social … Read More