no partner necessary, no routines to learn, improvisation encouraged READ MORE
let us introduce you to Melbourne’s robust social tango scene READ MORE
connect your body – focus your mind – release your soul READ MORE
It’ll bind you from the moment you take your first Tango walk READ MORE
Argentine Tango is suitable for all 
“If you can walk, you can Tango” READ MORE
packages designed to get you dancing expertly sooner READ MORE
where a connection without parallel is possible READ MORE
share a heartbeat, an embrace, an intimate space just for two… READ MORE
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Learn to Dance Tango in Melbourne with Tango Butterfly

Tango, as danced in the salons of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a highly social dance used by many Tangueros (dancers of tango) as a way of escaping the harsh realities of every day life. Outside Argentina, dancers of social tango around the world are drawn to it because of the intensive physical connection experienced with another - sharing a heartbeat, an embrace, an intimate space just for two.In tango we get to express our emotions and then let them go as we leave the dance, enriched. Negative emotions morph like butterflies - sharing our own individual colours with another can result in amazing and unique tango moments. Through tango our personalities join and make for one beautiful shared experience – a tango butterfly.

Tango For Beginners

Want to Learn to Tango? Come and Try Tango at our next FREE Beginners Intro class - Friday 27 March! - our regular classes are generaly held in South Yarra, Elsternwick & Prahran. We...

Tango For The Experienced

Already dance some Tango? Our new courses start 7 May!! We have a number of class options for you based on your length of experience and aspiration level. If you aspire simply to...

Tango Practicas & Milonga

Tango Butterfly runs montly Friday Practicas in Elsternwick and occasional Monday Milongas! Don't miss our next Practica on 27 March 2015!! .. both practicas and milongas have particular...

Latest news

More info on our "Learn Tango" tab / Our inaugural Tango "Qi" classes will start at Kaya Fitness in Chapel St, Prahran: a combination of Tango, Tai Chi, Pilates and meditation - contact us for details about how you can trial this Magnificent new class! / Our regular Tango courses are run in South Yarra on Thursdays / See our Learn Tango page for details / Classes NOW in Multiple locations - good for residents in Prahran, St Kilda, Windsor, Toorak, Malvern, Armadale, Glen Iris, Elsternwick, Balaclava, Elwood, South Yarra and Richmond areas in Melbourne / Did you know? We're the exclusive distributor of Turquoise Tango shoes in Melbourne! / Looking for a gift? Give the gift of Tango with a Tango Butterfly Gift certificate!

Testimonials - what others think...

  • "I always thought I had two left feet. But one class of Tango changed my mind! Learning Tango has given me a new confidence and has changed my life!" -- Chris

  • "I’ve tried many dance styles: salsa, zouk, swing, and blues to name a few.
    I love all social dances but have found in tango the purest form of connection I have ever experienced.
    It really is in a class of its own and I’m so grateful to have been introduced to tango! I think I’ll be dancing it for life." -- Ann

  • "I’d been looking for a new hobby, something that could be fun but also keep me fit. Gym memberships never work for me and I find that unless I want to do something, I have difficulty committing to a course. Initially I was unsure about signing up to a full course, but I’m so glad I did! Coming to tango class gives me something fun and exciting to do while exercising at the same time. Tango feeds both my body and my soul - for me, a win-win in every way :-D" -- Adriana