Yavor Panev

Yavor Panev

Yavor started dancing tango in Edinburgh with the Edinburgh University Tango Society. He travels abroad regularly to dance and now looks forward to welcoming you to the Edinburgh Tango Society milongas in the Counting House.

Rik Smith

Rik Smith

Rik started dancing in 2000 shortly after getting together with Florance.  They started with Salsa and moved through Ballroom, Jive and Ceroc until finding Argentine Tango.  Long-term lurkers, dipping in and out of lessons, tango holidays, practicas and milongas…

Florance Kennedy

Florance Kennedy

Florance started dancing in 2000 shortly after getting together with Rik.  They started with Salsa and moved through Ballroom, Jive and Ceroc until finding Argentine Tango.  Long-term lurkers, dipping in and out of lessons, tango holidays, practicas and milongas…

Susan Rowe

Susan Rowe

It is dusk as I travel by boat along the river Seine. Captivating music drifts across the water. My eyes search the bank for the source. Elegant silhouettes move in response to the music. My curiosity intensified! Years pass I leave Cornwall and settle in Edinburgh it is here that my tango journey begins! You …

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Julieta Pineda

Julieta Pineda

Tango teacher and event organiser. Julieta has been helping with practicas since 2005, and teaching classes since 2008. She was one of the organisers of the Edinburgh International Tango Festival, which run from 2009 to 2018.  Julieta has also organised weekend workshops with world class visiting teachers.  

Maciej Gutowski

Maciej Gutowski

Originally from Warsaw, Poland, I learned about Argentine Tango from my daughter. While visiting her, I noticed that she becomes more alive in the evenings and disappears for long hours … Upon returning to Edinburgh, I saw that Dance Base offers tango classes with Jenny and Ricardo Oria. This is how I started. I am …

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Jennifer Tracey

Jennifer Tracey

Jennifer is an experienced and playful tango dancer. She has been dancing Argentine tango for over 15 years. She spent ten years in London learning, taking workshops and social dancing frequently. She continues to experiment and explore everything the dance has to offer. She competed and reached the semi-finals with her partner in the 2014 …

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Florencia Simonetti

Florencia Simonetti

Florencia is a tango dancer and teacher from Buenos Aires. She first became interested in tango by listening to the music as a teenager. Several years later, she was invited to a free tango lesson, and ever since, she hasn’t been able to stop dancing. Florencia began performing and teaching in 2017 at various milongas …

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Damian Thompson

Damian Thompson

Damian Thompson has taught on 6 continents and most of the countries that are on those continents. Having been invited to perform for many national and international events in the past 15 years, Damian is a well known and popular dancer and teacher. Wherever Damian dances, there are always those that want him to return …

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