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Tango Schools in New York City
Escuelas de tango en Nueva York


International Ballroom and
Latin Dance Studio

230 West 39th Street, ground floor, between 7th and 8th Avenues
Raul Avila
Victoria Codru

Paul Pellicoro
Orlando Reyes
Metin Yazir (guest)

Dardo Galletto Studios
151 West 46th St 11th fl.
(bet Broadway & 6th Av.)
Sarita Apel
Dardo Galletto
Alonzo de la Fuente
Alper Yavuz


Jeni Breen Tango Academy @
Playwrights Rehearsal Studios

440 Lafayette Street
(bet Astor Place & 4th St.)
Jeni Breen
Matthew Liam O'Toole

Stepping Out
Ballroom & Latin Dance Studios
37 West 26th Street,  9th floor

Jose Delgadillo

Sarah La Rocca
María José Sosa
Mika Oyaizu
John Hernan Raigoza
Yaisuri Salamanca
Adriana Salgado


NYC Tango School @ PMT Dance 
28 West 25th Street
(bet. 5th and 6th Ave)
Yamila Viana

NY Tango School NYC @ Manhattan Ballroom
319  5th ave 4th Floor,
between 32nd and 33rd St.
Jon Tariq
Ohmar Bogle
Sandra B
Strictly Tango NYC @
Pearl Studios

500 8th ave, 12th floor
Sergio Segura
Sarah La Rocca
Natalia Kansburg
Jack Hanley
Natalie Laruccia
Dan O' Connell
Matthew Grubler
Christina Stone
Sabrina Polanco
Mika Oyaizu

Triangulo @ Stepping Out
37 West 26th Street,  9th floor
Carina Moeller
Diego Blanco
Steve Cook
Ana Padron
Dante Polichetti

Carolina Jaurena


You Should Be Dancing...!
412 Eighth Avenue, 4th fl
@ 31st St 

New York, NY 10001 

Elkin Guerra
Adam Hoopengardner
Audrey Martinez
Dragan Ranitovic
Ciko Tanik

In Brooklyn:
Atlantic Ballroom
Dance Studio

1635 Sheepshead Bay Road,
2nd fl.
Olga Pisano

Brooklyn Tango
194 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Ney Melo
Kelly Lettieri

Dance Fever Studios
2 locations:
3009 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11210
159 20th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232
718 637-3216

Carolina Jaurena
Noelia Pozo
Francis Teri

In Queens:
Astoria Tango School @
Centro Español de Queens

41-01 Broadway (@ 41st St) 
2nd fl.
Astoria NY 11103


Kelly Lettieri
Jorge Torres
Independent Instructors (NYC, NJ, Connecticut, metro area) & Non-NYC Schools - Profesores


Claudio Asprea (passed November 17, 2016) 904-214-6293
Atrium Dance Center 4721 Route 130, Pennsauken New Jersey, 08109 - (856) 661-9166; Brunch milonga every 1st and 3rd Sundays, admission is $15 and includes a full lunch buffet, desert and coffee
Nelson Avila and Madalyn 718-225-1250 or 917-742-5229 Privates and semi private classes by appointment


Baila Tango New York 917-575-1798 Jak Karako Metin Yazir @ 500 8th Aveue  (bet 35th & 36th Sts)
Steve Beltzer 908-403-2562
Anthony Blackwell  646 221 0152    Class Schedule
Diego Blanco & Ana Padrón  718-482-0613   917-767-5390  (YouTube video)  Teachers and Performers  Classes
Andrés Bravo  cell: 908-986-7773
Jeni Breen Tango Academy  347-510-8842
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays group classes
Performance classes at various times, contact Jeni for more information
Private lessons always available,
contact Jeni for more information
Hernan Brizuela 646-316-0265 Shows & Performances, Private Lessons


Eva Carrozza 917-561-5496   Class Schedule
Angeles Chañaha 732-877-6810
Group and private lessons
Website for Angeles Chanaha & Kristian Velazquez:
Angeles' personal website:
Tuesday class from 7:30-9:30 - Angeles teaches with Andrés Amarilla at Champions Studios
Doris Chaverra 646-918-8133 Group and private lessons, performances, choreography
Fran Chesleigh 212-662-7692 or 646-660-3202
Saturdays: Intermediate group class 1-2 pm, $25 pp at Dardo Galletto Studios, 151 West 46th Street, 11th floor (betw. 6th and 7th Avenues) 
Mondays:  Intermediate group class 7-8 pm, followed by American Social Dance from 8–9 pm. Both classes are at Studios 353, 2nd floor, Studio 3, at 353 West 48th Street, (betw. 8th and 9th Avenues) 
Private lessons by appointment. Register online for classes and privates at
Rosa Collantes (passed Friday June 17, 2011) 917-449-5732 Private lessons, performances, choreography
Victoria Cordu 212-307-1111
Teaches private and group classes at DanceSport, available for performances
Alicia Cruzado 212-678-6242  Alicia's Schedule
Steve Curlen ( & Carolina Escalona (
Private lessons, Workshops, Performances call: 516-270-5859


Carlos Duarte de Chey  USA : 917-406-7973, BA : 15-5706-6156
Escuela de Tango en NYC @ Champions Studios, 257 West 39th Street, New York NY 10108 Thursday Group Classes:
7:30-8:30pm - Tango
8:30-9:30pm - Milonga and Vals
pm - Little free practica for the students who attend the classes
Diego Di Falco & Carolina Zokalski  908- 918-9790     Private and group lessons @ The Twin Maples Mansion; 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit NJ

Monday & Thursday Group Class Schedule
2nd Friday milonga

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Fayzah Fire 718-809-7636  Tango instructor / performer - Read her bio here
José Fluk  347-969-8240  Group & Private Lessons, Shows & Performances
Mariana Fresno 646-289-1418  Group classes-Private lessons Performances-events, Practica every Tuesday night
Host of La Luna Milonga in New Haven Connecticut every 2nd Saturday
Jean Fung 267-625-6678  Private lessons and pre-arranged group classes
Host of FunTango Milonguita and Practica at CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing)


Javier García 718-809-1897 Moira Sauane
Diego Gorostiaga & Kelly Lettieri 
Available for privates, performances/events and group classes
Tango Fundamentals at Astoria Tango School Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday nights
Open level class in the Upper West Side with Kelly at Steps on Broadway Sundays 2:30 - 4pm
Sidney "El Tangringo" Grant 917-701-1074 Private lessons, group classes, performances
Maya Grego Website:, email: Lessons, performances
Elkin Guerra 646-701-1673,
Performer, choreographer, instructor, DJ and actor. Group and private classes, events, workshops and coaching.
Group class every Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm at You Should Be Dancing


Anaïs Haven 917-576-4272 Performances /Events, Group Classes, Private Lessons.
Adam Hoopengardner  646 283 4651


Azul If & Ruben Porto 646-515-9755 - Performances/events, group classes, private lessons. Classes in Manhattan every Wednesday @ Balance Arts Center and every Monday in Forest Hills Queens. See for more info.


Carolina Jaurena email: 
Jersey Dance 609-375-8468
952 Alexander Rd, Princeton Jct, NJ 08550


Eleonora Kalganova 732-648-1006
Classes in New York and New Jersey through Argentine Tango Academy: Mondays in Red Bank NJ, Tuesdays in Highland Park NJ, Thursdays in Princeton NJ and Fridays in Manhattan at Ripley-Grier studios. Also available for privates and shows
Jak & Zehra Karako  Bailá Tango  917-575-1798 
Class Schedule   353 W 48th St 2nd floor (between 8-9 Avenues)
Virginia Kelly 718-207-0438  Private lessons
Kana Kubota 212-799-5712
Beginner to advanced group classes, private lessons
Roger Kuperways (212) 423-1284


Eli Leserowitz  347-224-4493
Private instruction, performances & workshops.
Anabella Lenzu
Laure Lion  runs TangoChic (tango wedding choreography)
Also available for privates, group lessons and workshops. Classes are taught in English and /or French upon request.  (917) 843-8552

Ludo's Ballroom at East Whitehouse Firehouse, 93 Old Route 28,Whitehouse NJ (off US Hwy 22 near Ryland Inn), 908-534-0004
Wednesdays: Group lessons
8:15-9:00pm, beginning tango 9:00-10:00pm, intermediate/advancedtango 10:00-11:00, guided practica


Gayle Madeira  718-344-9804
Monday class before Ensueno Tango Salon, click here for details
Also available for privates, group lessons and performances.
Tioma Maloratsky "El Ruso"  917-449-7671
Monday class before Ensueno Tango Salon, click here for details
Also available for privates, group lessons and performances.
Gayatri Martin 212-725-1078
Monday Group Class Level I 7pm Level II 8pm Taller de Tango @ Families First 250 Baltic St, Brooklyn 718-237-1862
Audrey Martinez (347) 581-6952.   
Private Group Classes for you corporate event and holiday parties and Private Individual Single Lesson Instruction. Also available for shows and live performances. Other dances on sale *Wedding First Dance *West Coast Swing *Salsa/Latin *NYC style Hustle
Mega Martinez (917) 324-1881  Private, semi private, group classes, and workshops / $5 trial class for beginners / Also available for performances at any event.
Tuesday Mega Martinez Group class , 6-7pm $5 trial class.  @ Pearl Studios 500 8th Ave 12th Fl bet 35 - 36st
Ney Melo For more info, contact Ney through his Facebook page
Musa 917-902-1237
Mondays and Fridays 8.00 pm - 9.30 pm Couples Only Intermediate and Up group classes at Champion Studios.
Pre-registration required. Also available for private lessons.


Michael Nadtochi 732-648-1006
Classes in New York and New Jersey through Argentine Tango Academy: Mondays in Red Bank NJ, Tuesdays in Highland Park NJ, Thursdays in Princeton NJ and Fridays in Manhattan at Ripley-Grier studios
Also available for privates and shows
See for information about Michael and Eleonora
Nash Dancenter 973-328-7979, 10-12 Emery Ave., Randolph, NJ 07869
Classes and milongas
Brenda R. Neville 917-517-2175 Instructor, Performer. Classes at PMT Studio,  69 W. 14th Street, 3rd fl.
Shiwa Noh  917-579-8443
Friday Beginner's Class 7pm @ Fitness Results, 137 5th Ave (corner 20th St) #6R 212-278-8443


Mika Oyaizu 917-535-4851 Private Lessons, Performance, Choreography


Mariana Parma Performances, choreography, group & private lessons
Mondays: Tango class 6:30-7:30 PM @Adelante Studios 25 West 31st. Street
Tuesdays: Argentine Tango lessons @ Queens Theater in the Park every Tuesday night from 7-8pm lesson, followed by a practice session from 8-9pm. More info:
Paul Pellicoro 917-751-8620 Performances, choreography, group & private lessons
Creator and owner of DanceSport and dance instructor.
Walter Perez  971-496-7547
Olga Pisano  917-865-1990 -  private lessons, performances, choreography, wedding dance
Mondays & Thursdays: Open level Argentine Tango group classes in Brooklyn. Address: Atlantic Ballroom Dance Studio - 1635 Sheepshead Bay road, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11235. Phone # 718-332-3272
Facundo Posadas & Ching-Ping Peng 919-624-7002; 917-488-1222 Private Lessons, Workshops, Performances


Guillermina Quiroga U.S. phone #646-643-2913, email:
     Group and private lessons, workshops, performances


John Hernan Raigoza  646-724-4265, Lessons & performances   YouTubeVideo
Group classes every Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 at the Garden School, 33-16 79th Street, Queens, NY (between 34th Ave. & Northern Boulevard)
Every Wednesday in Manhattan at Stepping Out Studios, 37 West 26th Street 9th Fl. Studio C: 8:30pm: Tango Fit (Fundamental Technique), 9:30pm: Tango Lab (Mastering Your Skills)

YouTube channel:

Redbank Tango @ Elks Lodge, 40 West Front Street, Red Bank New Jersey, 732-245-1072
Monday Group Classes and Practica taught by Michael Nadtochi and occasional guest teachers
6:30-7:30 Beg/Advanced Beginner 8:00-9:30 Inter/Advanced 7:30-8:00 Practica 9:30-10:00 Practica
Contact Joyce Diamond at 732-245-1072 for more information.
Third Wednesdays Milonga
Classes and dancing, click here for more details

Laura Real  646 552 9045
Thomas Reale 917-568-9448  private instruction, performance & organizational events
Karina Romero (646) 342-9910  Lessons, private instruction, performances
Free tango lessons every Friday at the Consulate General of Argentina in New York, 12 West 56th St.: 12pm basic tango (open level), 1pm intermediate level tango
Tango lessons on Tuesdays at Studios 353, 353 West 48th Street 2nd Floor: 6:30-7:30pm and 7:30-8:30pm tango lessons, then practice session from 8:30 - 9pm
Lexa Rosean  917-841-1771      youtube video    Available for private instruction. Specializes in teaching women to lead.


Yaisuri Salamanca 646-724-4265 Lessons & Performances - Argentine Tango    YouTubeVideo
Group classes every Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 at the Garden School, 33-16 79th Street, Queens, NY (between 34th Ave. & Northern Boulevard)
Every Wednesday in Manhattan at Stepping Out Studios, 37 West 26th Street 9th Fl. Studio C: 8:30pm: Tango Fit (Fundamental Technique), 9:30pm: Tango Lab (Mastering Your Skills)
YouTube channel:

Lee Sager  Tango Pantera
Group Lessons:
Monday: Hawk Tango @ Monmouth U.
Tuesday: Middletown Art Center
Thursday: Brielle

Leonardo Sardella  646-669-4652
Sergio Segura 917-373-7446        
Group Lessons at Pearl Studios 500 8th Ave @ 35th St;
Also available for Privates / Tango history presentations and Shows
Rebecca Shulman  917-828-1250

Tuesdays Group lessons at 440 Lafayette Street;
Saturday Rawson Practica (2:10-5pm) at Stepping Out
Also available for privates

Lisa Skates 201-694-7087,
Tuesdays Group lessons at La Havana 59 in Moonachie NJ, then social dancing 8-10pm
Valeria Solomonoff 646-221-4057   212-481-9645 home/work
Group classes @ You Should Be Dancing...!
Available for private instruction, performances
Mondays Practica "Valeria's Tango Playground" 9:30-11:30 @ You Should Be Dancing...! 412 8th Avenue, 4th Floor, Buzzer 7
María José Sosa 212-427-2606
Every Other Friday Performance class 7:30-9:30PM @ Champions, 257 W 39th St. between 7th & 8th Avenues, 14th floor
Saturday Group Class Men & Women  3-5 PM, Intermediate: Walking *  Posture *  Balance *  Elegance *  Rhythm *  Communication @ Stepping Out 37 West 26th Street,  9th floor
Sunday Tango y Te Práctica 3-6 PM @ Stepping Out 37 West 26th Street,  9th floor 

Starlight Dance Center  7 High Street, Nutley, NJ 07110, 973-235-9835
Tuesday Group Classes

Santiago Steele  917-686-2023 Group and Private Lessons, Events
RG Studios 939 8th Avenue Btw W55th & W56th (Hell's Kitchen/Columbus Circle Area)
Leonardo & Olga Suárez Paz 646-840-0035 (class schedule)


Hiro Tanaka 646-872-1470
Ciko Tanik  646-346-0449
Jon Tariq 917-825-0620
Francis Teri

Classes and events at Dance Fever Studios:
2 locations:
  3009 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11210
  159 20th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone: 718 637-3216

The Tango Company @ 520 8th Avenue,16th floor (bet 35th & 36th Sts); 646-242-5683
Instructors: Carlos Cañedo, Kenia Rosete
Robin Thomas  (Class Schedule)
Jorge Torres  917-402-1227  Director of the Astoria Tango School, available for private and group classes


Omar Vega 1959-2008 646 345 3463 or 212 213 1780 Groups & Privates
Wednesday Group Class 7:30-9pm Milonga and Tango Traspie  Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th Street, 6th floor, bet. 6th and 7th Avenues
Yamila Viana Performances, Coaching, Group Classes, Choreography, Thematic Workshops, Event planner, Private Instruction.
Head of NYC Tango School
Mayte Vicens  347-989-4145 Available for private instruction, performances, classes, choreography.

Steven Weisberg  973-743-5124
Private classes 6 days per week.
Monday 5-11pm & Saturday 1-8pm
330 Glenwood Avenue, Bloomfield NJ 07003 (2 blocks off Garden State Parkway, Exit 148)

Jennifer Wesnousky  917-748-6886
Brigitta Winkler Berlin  tel/fax:49-30-6922623; New York tel./fax: 212-388-0752


Zoe Xandra  646-325-8457 Performances, Coaching, Group Classes, Choreography, Workshops, Private Instruction together and Individually.
Stefan Zawistowski  (Forest Hills Queens)  718- 846-8429  Group and private classes. Performers

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