Our Line-Up of Argentine Tango Instructors at Lake Tahoe Tango Festival 2020:

Eduardo Saucedo

EDUARDO SAUCEDO from Buenos Aires, Argentina: Master Teacher and Dancer of Argentine Tango, Choreographer, Official Judge of International Competitions, DJ, MC and Producer of Tango Shows.


Eduardo travels the world as a cultural ambassador of Tango sharing his knowledge and experience of the dance bringing his message of: Love, Passion, Joy, Life with Respect and Freedom for Peace in the World. Considered to be a visionary artist, he regards Tango as an admirable art form that expresses body, mind, spirit and soul. 


His holistic and integrated teaching is creative and practical focusing on subtle details. He is an expert on details of movement and body language. His teaching blends reason, logic, emotions and personality to create a pure and authentic Tango Embrace. His professionalism, clear communication and positive energy is inspiring and motivating.​​

​Eduardo has complemented his training with studies in various dance disciplines, theater and acting and is a continuing student of the Performing Arts. Eduardo has performed in theaters, appeared in documentaries, on social media, and has participated in many well-respected International Tango Festivals. 


In Buenos Aires Eduardo has performed with many renowned Orchestras in the most traditional and well known Milongas (Dance Clubs). He was honored to receive the prestigious "Pa´ que Bailen los Muchachos" Award. ​Studio Eduardo Saucedo is located in Palermo, Buenos Aires, where many Tango and Art related activities and projects are being coordinated and produced.

Liz & Yannick Vanhove

Renowned tango maestros Liz & Yannick Vanhove are not only beautiful and elegant dancers, but they are also excellent teachers! European Tango Salon Champions, they will help you take your tango to another level!  

  • European Tango Salon Champions 2012

  • European Vice-Champions Tango Escenario

  • Founded the school Tangorrion in 2010 

  • Founded the annual Tango Holidays Tango pour les Bons Vivants in France 

  • Finalists of the Mundial de Tango - Buenos Aires

  • Founded the Ghent Tango Festival in 2014 

  • Finalists (5th place) of the Metropolitan Championship of the city of Buenos Aires

  • Members of the International Dance Council (Unesco)

  • Rated "Best Instructors" at the longest running Tango Festival of the U.S.

  • Taught classes in Buenos Aires at the Escuela Argentina de Tango (NEAT) in the Galerias Pacifico, at the Estudio Mario Morales in San Telmo and at the Bella Vista Tango Club in San Miguel

  • Performed at the most famous milongas in Buenos Aires: Sunderland Club, Canning, La Baldosa, Villa Malcolm, La Confiteria Ideal, El Beso and many more

  • Performed at the legendary Esquina Homero Manzi

  • Lovingly called "Los Belgas" by milongueros and porteños

  • Spent 4 years living, learning, performing, working and teaching in Buenos Aires, all for Tango 

  • Have taught and performed all over the U.S. and in Argentina, Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Mexico, and more.

Julia Gorin and Jonatan Baez

Julia Gorin and Jonatan Baez (Argentina) are professional dancers, teachers and choreographers.  They dance and teach Tango Salon, also Tango Escenario (stage tango) and Argentine Folklore. Jonatan and Julia regularly tour with seminars, master classes, performances, and festivals all over the world. Their unique method of teaching is the quintessence of their experience not only in tango, but also in Argentine folklore, modern and contemporary ballet, jazz, drama theater, research in the field of conscious movement, dance therapy and their own developments.

Jonatan has been dancing Argentine tango since 1996, and has danced Argentine folklore since he was eight years old. He also performed with the National Folklore Ballet of Argentina. He was the recipient of many prestigious dance awards, and winner of various regional and national competitions in tango and folklore. 

Julia has been dancing tango since 2000, and has studied music (piano) and classical and modern ballet since she was six years old. She was also the founder of the tango community in Cyprus.  Together Jonatan Baez & Julia Gorin have been dancing since 2011.


Living in Buenos Aires, where they worked in such tango shows, as the famous Café Tortoni, Añoranzas Tango, the legendary “Sabor a Tango”, "Tanguera", "Che Tango", and others, they perform at the most prestigious milongas (Salon Canning, Porteño y Bailarin, El Beso, Gricel, Sunderland, La Nacional, Confitería Ideal, La Baldosa, etc.) and also with different orchestras: Color Tango, Los Reyes del Tango, Sans Sousi, Bajofondo, Sexteto Milonguero, Romantica Milonguera and many others.  Jonatan and Julia have taught in such schools in Buenos Aires as "Asociación de Maestros Coreógrafos y bailarines de tango (Geba)", "La Floreada de Alejandra Mantiñan", La Escuela “Obelisco Tango”, and La Escuela Argentina de Tango. Holland, Mexico, and more.

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