Tango Esencia with Maximiliano Cristiani y Ayse Gencalp

Registrations are now open!!! 🎉🎉🎉
Maximiliano Cristiani ( World Salon Tango Champion 2013) and Ayse Gencalp
will be returning to Tango Esencia from March 6 – 13, 2024.
Book now for a great week with these teachers.
Please note that while we will do our best to balance numbers in the workshops, we may have to have a waiting list while we work hard to balance numbers so don’t delay your booking!
We recommend that you book with a partner for the workshops to secure your spot if possible. Single dancers will need to book quickly to secure their spots.
Workshops are intermediate to advanced level with the exception of Milonga and Vals WS’s, which are open level.
Private lessons will also be available individually with Maxi and Ayse.
*Bookings will be complete once confirmed and payment finalised.
**To book, please email info@tangoesencia.com.au or PM Rina directly.
It’s going to be an amazing week with these great teachers and dancers! 🎉💪🥳
This flyer was designed by the amazingly talented Andrea.
We can’t wait to enjoy this exciting week with you.

Workshop schedule for Rodrigo Fonti visit to Melbourne 2023 with Fabio Robles


Maestro Rodrigo Fonti is coming to town.

25th to 29th October.

Tango workshops on Friday, the 27th, Saturday, the 28th and Sunday, the 29th, and an exceptional performance at Fabs Milonga on Friday, the 27th.
In conjunction with Melbourne Tango Circuit,

Cost $45 per Workshop or
$160 for four workshops.

Advanced/Pro workshop on Friday is by invitation only.
Limited private lessons are available.
Please feel free to inbox me if you need more details.
Tickets will be available on Friday 22nd September @

Friday 27th 


Suspension, pause and propulsion in the movement, movements out of axis, share axis and minimal colgadas.

Saturday 28th 


Combine milonga lisa with Milonga traspie. Emphasise musicality characterises the milonga from a more theatrical view inspired by the music.

Saturday 28th


Giros and change of direction. Val’s cadence, musical interpretation and resolution of musical phrases.

Sunday 29th


How to share my dance with my partner. (1) what I listen to, (2) what I want to lead, (3) what I finally dance.

How to use the points of contact in the embrace in relation to the floor (gravity)

to find fluidity in the dance.

Sunday 29th

4.30 pm: MOTHER TURN

The giro and its possibilities are the basis of all tango steps; all combinations begin there. There are many ways to do it: experience all possibilities, proceeds, follows and resolutions.



Leonardo Querrero workshop at Tango Esencia

This workshop will include the following.

  • Fundamentals of the Closed Side Embrace
  • Understanding the importance of ‘wait-listen-projection’
  • Follower and leader energy exchanges.
  • Entry & Exit of Volcadas & Colgadas (body, foot & embrace positions, energy & exercises).
  • Musicality- Speed dynamics, tension, resistance, invitation, energy, footstep & body position.
  • Tango Lines

Suitable for all levels, as various levels of complexity will be discussed.

Cost: $ 30 ea or $ 50/couple.

Contact email: leonardoguerrerodance@gmail.com

Los Toties Melbourne 2023

Los Totis Melbourne 

For more information or to book, follow this link – https://www.roblesdance.shop/book-online

Tango Esencia with Cecilia Gonzales & Luciano Bastos

Cecilia Gonzalez and Luciano Bastos are arriving at Tango Esencia from 12 April to 18 April.
Registrations are now open for workshops, so don’t miss this opportunity to book your spot and join us for their Welcome Milonga and Gala Milonga 🌺✨
Program details can be seen on Tango Esencia Page, and you can register by emailing info.tangoesencia.com.au
We look forward to a great week of learning and dancing with everyone!

Gala Milonga and Traspie Workshop

7.30 pm Traspie Milonga workshop with Andres Tango and Natalia
8.30 pm till Late late! GALA MILONGA with (Direct from Buenos Aires) DJ Nelson
Courtesy of Summer Tango Hobart ( Thank you David Sidewalktango )
bar “TE RE AMO” open all night
Fabios world famous empanadas
The new Robles For ever —–432 Church st Richmond

Open Tango Workshops – one of location

we will be working under the Independent Creative Learning* guidelines  This style of teaching allows for students to learn at their own pace, generally set out by the fastest learners. In an Open tango workshop like this, the student can learn up to 5 advanced combinations of minimum 4 bars of music each.

Within these combinations the student is exposed to the main components of the dance, eg; Giros*, Boleos*, Planeos*, Cortes*, Corridas* etc, and how all these components are placed following or preceding any given movement.

These combinations are taught with music interpretation and positioning in relation to line of dance* in a Milonga* scenario.

Tango Expansion Workshop with Renee & Marce

This pop-up class offers a smooth awakening of the body (ideal for after the end-of-the-year break!); we will work on a few Tango-focused balance exercises and axis recovery as well as role variations and possibilities. At the end of the session, we will touch base on a few adornments for both leaders and followers.

📅 Date 28th Jan 2023

🕰️ Time: 4.00 to 6.00 pm

📍 Location: South Yarra Community Baptist Church, 12 Surrey rd, South Yarra

🤓 Topics: Individual movement, both roles techniques, and embellishments

✅ Booking and info: Renee 0411083501 or Marce cafedomiguezaustralia@gmail.com
🙏 Fee: $30 for Milonga attendees, and $40 for a casual class.
❗Please bring, your own bottle of water, flat/soft shoes, and your tango shoes.

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