Tango Argentine Dance Lessons

Tango Argentine is characterized by its close embrace, intricate footwork, and intense connection between partners. It is a passionate and dramatic dance that originated in the late 19th century in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay.


Whether you’re a complete beginner eager to learn the basics or an advanced dancer aiming to refine your technique and expressiveness, our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to support dancers at every skill level. Vision of Dance is conveniently located in Sarasota, FL, making it easily accessible for residents and visitors alike. We regularly serve students from Tampa/St. Pete all the way down to Venice.

What is Tango Argentine?

Tango Argentine is a rich and dynamic dance form that combines technical precision with emotional expression, creating a captivating and immersive experience for both dancers and spectators.


Some key features of Tango Argentine include:

  • Intense Connection: Tango Argentine emphasizes a close and intimate connection between dance partners, with the leader and follower maintaining physical contact throughout the dance.
  • Embrace: The dance typically begins with an embrace, where partners come together in a close position, either in an open embrace with some distance between their torsos or in a close embrace with their chests touching.
  • Improvisation: Tango Argentine is often improvised, with dancers interpreting the music and responding to each other’s movements spontaneously. This improvisational aspect allows for creativity and expression within the dance.
  • Complex Footwork: Tango Argentine features intricate footwork characterized by quick steps, pivots, and intricate patterns. Dancers often execute precise movements while maintaining a smooth and flowing connection with their partner.
  • Musicality: A strong connection to the music is fundamental in Tango Argentine. Dancers interpret the rhythm, melody, and mood of the music, expressing it through their movements and timing.
  • Posture and Technique: Tango Argentine requires dancers to maintain proper posture and technique, with an emphasis on balance, alignment, and control. This allows for smooth transitions between steps and facilitates clear communication between partners.

Benefits of Tango Argentine Dancing

Cardio Fitness

Tango Argentine’s deliberate and controlled movements offer a cardiovascular workout, supporting heart health and endurance.

Stress Relief

The focused and deliberate motions of Tango Argentine provide a cathartic release, reducing stress and promoting an overall sense of well-being.

Improved Coordination

Tango Argentine’s intricate footwork and close partner connection enhance coordination skills, promoting precision and balance.

Social Connection

Joining our dance community fosters new connections, creating a supportive and vibrant social environment that enriches your dance journey.

Calorie Burning

The dramatic movements of Tango Argentine contributes to calorie burning, making it a fun way to stay active & maintain a healthy weight.

Partner Connection

Tango Argentine places a strong emphasis on partner connection, fostering a deeper understanding & synchronization between partners.

Boosted Confidence

Mastering Tango Argentine builds confidence as you gain proficiency in expressing yourself through dance, both individually and in partnership.

Cognitive Exercise

Learning the nuanced choreography and partner connections in Tango Argentine stimulate cognitive functions, fostering mental sharpness & creativity.

"At Vision of Dance, we're committed to bringing you these holistic benefits through our expert-led dance classes. Elevate your well-being and dance your way to a healthier, happier you."

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