Tango Teachers in Tauranga

We're fortunate to have a number of excellent teachers in Tauranga offering group and private lessons in Argentinian Tango, Nuevo and Stage Tango.

tango classes

Denise Gainfort

Denise is a long standing member of the NZ tango community. She has learnt her dance both here in NZ and Buenos Aires.

Denise runs both a free lesson before the Monday night Practica and private lessons for all levels. (See Practicas page for more info) or contact Denise by email here or phone her on -020 400 61340-

Ian & Kristin Douglas

Ian and Kristin are senior dancers on the New Zealand tango scene.  They offer both public and private lessons.  If you want to learn the mechanics of tango, perfect your foot work then you can't go wrong with their logical approach and easy manner.  

contact Ian by email here or call -07-562-1619-




Golden Axis Tango


contact Phillip by email here or cal 027 309 1355

or visit the Facebook Page - GoldenAxisTango


Beginner Tango Course Flyer-2.pdf 





El Tango Classes

El Tango is run by Carl Robson, another longstanding member of the New Zealand tango community.  Carl has been teaching tango in both Auckland and Tauranga for the last 10 years.  Currently Carl is not teaching in Tauranga.


visit the El Tango website

contact Carl via email here or phone




UDance2 - Dean & Miki Smith

Dean and Miki offer a selection of dance classes including ballroom, Latin and Tango.  The classes are held at the ASB Baypark Stadium, 81 Truman Lane, Tauranga

visit the Udance2nz website

contact Dean on 07 542 1295 or email Dean & Miki here