Learn with a national tango champion! Teaching Argentine tango since 2001

Covid19 Update

Due to Covid19 and in the interest of public safety,  SoTango's last group classes were on 8 March 2020. SoTango is now closed indefinitely. No group or private lessons or dance events are scheduled until further notice. 

To maintain your fix of tango we invite you to like SoTango's Facebook Page which is updated daily with videos and musings on all things tango.

To stay further in the loop you are invited to subscribe to our Newsletter here.

SoTango offers lessons at 6 locations across Sydney:
  • North Sydney, Redfern and Glebe: Group classes
  • Kingsford and Crows Nest: Private coaching
  • Bondi Junction: Introductory tango lessons and dance parties
The intake for our complete beginners courses is in February, May and September of each year. 

Starting late? Can't make all lessons?
We accept entry in the first two weeks of each course. If you wish to start later you can join our courses with catch-up private lesson/s. Many of our students take a combination of group and private lessons to complete the beginners series. For more options and pricing contact us.

❀ Go here for our Special Offer for complete beginners -  Bring a Partner for Free! 
❀ Go here for All You Need to Know about SoTango courses (printable pdf).
❀ Go here for why you should learn with SoTango

Thinking of taking a tango lesson but not sure if it's the right dance for you? 
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If you're hesitating because you think tango is too difficult, you're too old - or too young, not fit enough or you just can't dance, then read...

Why you should learn with SoTango
Go here for the SoTango philosophy and here for testimonials.  

SoTango's Director and principal instructor is Sophia de Lautour (Alvarez).   Sophia is a national tango champion who has been teaching tango since 2001.  She has taught literally thousands of people to tango, some of whom are now tango instructors themselves - she is a teacher of teachers!  

For bios on Sophia and her co-teacher Pablito (who share a combined tango experience of 35 years +) go here.

Gift Certificates
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Give the unforgettable gift of tango this Valentine's Day! Go here for more about SoTango's Gift Certificates.

Weddings!
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Our services include group courses, private coaching, bridal tango, gift certificatesshows and performancesteam building. We also host a popular Practilongas every 7 weeks.
For more details go to All that we offer.

Newsletter
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photo by Matt Sabbagh

Welcome to SoTango!

If you've never tried tango before I invite you to take a lesson with us. It could change your life!

The popularity of Argentine tango as a social dance is certainly growing in Sydney where it is now possible to dance every night, often with a choice of venues. To get a taste of the social form of tango (the style we teach) here's a video of a typical 'Milonga' (tango dance event) in Buenos Aires...

And here is footage from the iconic tango night club in Buenos Aires - La Viruta. 
Watch how the feet connect with the floor and play with the music!


Tango is also popular for performances. Here I dance with Pavel Wagner...

Check out this TED talk about how Tango can be addictive!



Feel free to contact me to discuss anything to do with tango.
Until we chat, or meet on the dance floor, have a lovely day!

For more information (in addition to our What is Argentine Tango page) SoTango refers visitors to: Unesco gives Argentine tango world heritage status, and the following Wikipedia pages: About Argentine tango and The different forms of tango.