Friday, October 19, 2018

A weekly newsletter outlining events , milongas , practicas , courses and workshops in and around Johannesburg


Tango News 15th October


Hola Tango Lovers!  


This week: Summary (To see details go down to Daily Digest or Click on the Day.) 

  1. Monday:   Supper Lessons and Practica in Parktown North with Ralph and Cheryl .Emiliano`s Beginners Course
  2. Tuesday: Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced Tango Lessons with Tony every week  as well as a  Milonga every second week at the Dance Junxion in Bryanston  .
  3. Wednesday  Beginners Tango Classes at La Casa del Tango in Norwood with Sonia,  Intermediate/Advanced lessons with Emiliano at La Casa del Tango in Norwood, 
  4. Thursday: , Bert's Milonga at La Casa del Tango in Norwood,  Dance Cafe Lessons in Rivonia ,Emiliano Beginners Course in Randburg   
  5. Friday: . Lessons with Sonia at La Casa del Tango in Norwood, 
  6. Saturday:  
  7. Sunday:    Bert's Milonga at Full Stop Cafe   Check Website for Late Changes http:milonga this sunday   
Here's to seeing everyone on the dance floor!

Whats New

New Beginners Course Thussdays in Randburg


Upcoming Local  Events
Next Saturday Milonga at Carpe Diem on Saturday October 27th.

Festive Tango Concert on 4th November

Upcoming National and International Events

see after Daily Digest


Monday                                  Back to : This Week

Tango Lessons, Supper and Practica in Parktown North.

We also have space for couples in an ong­oing Intermediate cl­ass 6.30 to 7.30 on Monday nights.
Please phone Ralph on 082 481 9400 or email Cheryl @ cheryl@tangospeakeas­ or for further infor­mation.
Free trial lesson.

The Tango Speakeasy was opened in 2000 with Ralph and Cheryl as  teachers.  They have taught together nonstop for 18 years.  Cheryl
trained extensively in Argentina and in Miami at the United States Tango Congress in 2003 and 2004.
 She has had private lessons with the following
Maestros: Osvaldo Zotto and Lorena Ermocida, Miguel Zotto, Gustavo and
Giselle-Anne, Fabian Salas ,Juan Carlos Copes, Carolina and Diego and Fernanda
and Guillermo. Ralph is the one who spent many hundreds of hours in practice and
perfecting the steps.
See Photo Gallery for some of the Maestros she has trained with in Argentina and the teaching staff in Johannesburg


Cheryl Borkum + Ralph Kahn
Mondays only 6.30 - 8.30 p.m.
Class consists of a one hour lesson follwed by a supper lasting until 8.00 p.m.  Practica from 8.00 - 8.30 p.m.
Secure parking
Location: Parktown North

Emiliano's Beginners Course

Have a Tango experience
with a professional argentine tango couple! Absolute
beginner’s courses in Johannesburg. Take an 8 lessons package to learn the
basics of Tango with a real argentine tango teacher. Cost is 100 ZAR per

For further information see
the flyers attached or contact me:

By e-mail

By facebook Emiliano

Or call me 0815084302

Feel free to share this information with all your friends and relatives.

 Emiliano Fernandez  Professional Argentine Tango Teacheremiliano.tango@yahoo.comFacebook: Emiliano Fernandez081 508 4302

 Tuesday                          Back to : This Week

At the Dance Junxion  in Bryanston

Private Tango Lessons at The Dance Junxion with Tony and Marda 

Beginner/ Advanced and specializing in Tango Showdancing
Cell 0836275142


Wednesday                                      Back to : This Week

Sonia's Beginners Tango Lessons at La Casa Del Tango in Norwood

Contact Sonia on 084-8452470 for details.

Emilianos Lessons at La Casa Del Tango in Norwood


Do you want to impr­ove your dance vals skills? Come to the three lessons worksh­op and learn with the argentine teacher Emiliano Fernandez the key technics to enjoy dancing vals. Information, tricks and tips to develop your vals..

For further information check the flyer.

Emiliano Fernandez
Professional Argentine Tango Teacher
Facebook: Emiliano Fernandez

081 508 4302

Professional Argentine Tango Teacher
Facebook: Emiliano Fernandez



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Thursday Milonga at La Casa del Tango in Norwood


New Beginners Course in Randburg

Tango Classes at the Dance Cafe.

 ery soon!

Tango classes are held from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dance Cafe. Experience the thrill of dancing Argentine Tango and improve your dancing skills, Learn to dance Argentine Tango in a delightful social and friendly environment. Our Instructors are professional and qualified to teach you the social basics all the way to competitive steps
 For more information call

Terri Taylor   Manager



Address: CNR Wessels & 9th Avenue Rivonia, 2191 Above the Post Office.

Friday                                   Back to : This Week
Tango Group Classes with Sonia at La Casa del Tango in Norwood.


For more information on Sonia please visit her website at


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Sunday Milonga Bert's at Full Stop Cafe



Visit http:milonga this sunday  for the latest update and late changes  to the evenings schedule


 Upcoming Events National and International:                   Back to : This Week



Cape Town Tango Marathon 2018

Marathon 2018

CTTM 2018 – Monthly Newsletter – September 2018


Whilst the balance between leaders and followers is pretty equal at present, followers please encourage the leaders in your community to register. Of those who have booked 25% of participants are International dancers.
Registration closes on the 31st of October, that’s just 1 month to go. Have you registered?

There will be T-Shirts available to purchase at this years’ marathon. For those of you still to register you will have the option available with details when you register. For those of you that have already registered I will send out a once off mail with all the details. Cost of a T- shirt will be R180.

Guest Teachers
Sidney Grant and Mario de Camillas.

Please work your travel plans around these 2 amazing teachers and their workshops being held before and after the CTTM. These workshops are open to everyone not just those attending the CTTM, please come and join in the fun and energy that is being created. Cost for 4 workshops (per Teacher) is R500 or R140 per workshop. Both Sidney and Mario will be avail for private lessons throughout their stay in Cape Town.
Please see website for dates and times.

We have a few Capetonians who have generously opened their homes for a small fee. If you are travelling to Cape Town and have yet to find a place to stay please send me an email.

Growing Tango in Cape Town
Diversity in dance, we are inviting ideas, participation and thoughts on how to become more outward focused and embracing all with a view to becoming more representative of the demographics of Cape Town.

Code Of Conduct
This year we are adopting the Cape Town Tango's Code of Conduct and our event will be held in accordance to it. Please take your time to read it on our website.

NB – Please don’t forget to register online as soon as possible by visiting our website which contains all the latest information.
Please forward this mail on to friends.

Looking forward to meeting you at a fun-filled CTTM 2018 – only 2 months to go!!
The CTTM team


Articles on Tango Joburg Website   Back to : This Week

Visit The Tangojoburg Website to see the following articles ARTICLES

Internet  Articles

Tango Teachers

Private Tango Lessons in Johannesburg and Pretoria    Back to : This Week

Currently these are some of the Tango Teachers who give private lessons in Johannesburg. You may contact them directly or click on the links to their websites to find out more about them.


Sonia Burdett: Studio Location Norwood. R370 per hour for 1 or 2 persons. Will travel within 10Km from Norwood R400 per hour. Tel 084-8452470 . email Website www.afromambo.wordpress .com

Bert Frahm : Studio Location Northcliff, Norwood,Tel 084 487 8445 , email, website   Click on Link to see Berts  Profile 

Dance Cafe:Studio Location Rivonia. Teachers Colin,Terri,Pule,Herril ,Tel Terri 0711024001, email, website

Emiliano Fernandez: Studio Locations Melville.Norwood,Pretoria . Tel 081-5084302, email  website

Tony and Marda : Studio Location Dance Junxion
Beginner/ Advanced and specializing in Tango Showdancing
Cell 0836275142 


Leander teaches  Monday to Friday, and on the odd occasion, on Saturdays. Normally starting 8h30, finishing sometime between 20h00 and 22h00. Fridays fin at 6pm. Saturday mornings only (‘till about 13h00). Could also look at Sunday mornings, but only group classes. He has an apprentice who can help very beginners.


In the Country      Back to : This Week

Argentine tango is danced in other cities throughout South Africa.
There is now a newly-created Tango calendar for everything happening in Cape Town:
 The idea is that it's a non-partisan source that offers a comprehensive and easy overview - all classes and events, updated frequently, as accurately as possible.
 There also a page with contact details for all the local organisers and teachers, links to their sites, and a google map with all the Tango locations pinned, to help the local community and visitors. 

Tango Internet Resources      Back to : This Week

Tango Joburg  Website 

This website  offers information about Argentine tango events in the greater Johannesburg area.
The site includes information about teachers, milongas and practicas. It also offers general information about tango in other parts of South Africa and a gives a hint of some of the other dance opportunities in the greater Gauteng area.
It is administered by tango lovers in the area.

Free Tango Instruction Videos on Learn to dance Tango Phoenix

Our mission: to create the best resource for tango learning. Entirely free.

We have 274 Argentine Tango dance videos which give detailed instruction. They have comments, video section bookmarks, articles and a list of independent musicians.

Tango Videos on youtube Tango TV

This link takes you to a site where you can see numerous videos on Tango Festivals, Shows, Performances , and Lessons

Tango Tensity Series of Instructional videos

Lesson 5 The change of lead

Lesson 4 The Tango Embrace

Lesson 3 Walking Lateral

Lesson 2 Walking Linear

Lesson 1 The Tango-Tensity Line Dance

Tango Weekly Newsletter Contributions, Articles and Editorial

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