Peng Newman says, “We are very privileged to have international teachers Juan Martin and Stephanie Colina teach and perform at Tango on the Thames! They are both much loved and admired by the London tango community.”


In a rare opportunity, Juan Martín and Stefanía will be offering a 90-minute Intermediate Workshop: Giros with enrosques, lapis, boleros and changes of speed

Plus our DJ will be the excellent Ivan Arandia!

For your place on this Workshop, pleased REGISTER HERE! 

£18 Worshop + Milonga

£12 Milonga only


Juan Martín Carrara and Stefanía Colina

Juan Martín and Stefanía are Tango Salón teachers, dancers and Choreographers. They won the 2009 Intercontinental Tango Salón Championship and Uruguayan Tango Salón Championship in 2012. Young, extremely talented and diligent, they dance with an immense respect for the tradition and the music, and yet keep working on new forms of expression and their own development in the salon and on the stage. Being extremely popular teachers in Buenos Aires, Montevideo and the entire world, their classes allow one to hear and feel what is most intangible in tango. Their exquisite musicality, charm and sensibility have won them many hearts in all over the globe.


Juan Martin and Stefanía say “these are some of the videos we like!”:










…and here is a link to their website!



Ivan Arandia

Ivan is an Argentinean tango dancer, choreographer and teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching and performing in the UK, Europe, Australia, Mexico and Argentina. He danced in the movie “Evita” (1996), and participated in “Strictly Dancing”(1998), a Channel 4 documentary on Tango. Ivan also choreographed the tango scene in the Alek Keshishian’s film “Love and Others Disasters” (2006) starring Brittany Murphy. He also featured in the BBC series “Dancing Cheek to Cheek” (2014) and he choreographed and performed the dance scenes in the documentary “LEGACY: Rugby World Cup 2015”. Ivan toured the UK with tango ensemble Tango Siempre (1998-2001). In Australia, he performed in the show “Tango Takes 2” (2001-2002). Ivan featured in the show “La Milonga Interna” at the 2004 Festival do Atlantico in Portugal. As a member of the company Tiempo de Tango (2004 – 2009), he danced at the 58 LLangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales and at the Edinburgh Festival. He also choreographed “Transtango”, a multi-disciplinary show featuring world-class musicians such as Marcelo Nisinman and Tim Garland, visual artists, and dancers, which toured the UK in 2010-2012. Ivan is the principal teacher of NEGRACHA Tango Club in Holborn, one of London’s leading and most popular tango clubs attracting over 150 people every Friday night. Currently, Ivan teaches and performs regularly in various scenes in the UK and abroad.

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