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London Tango Academy

Welcome to

London Tango Academy

Traditional Argentine Tango School & Community, home of
Argentine Tango Masters
Leandro Palou & Maria Tsiatsiani

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World Championships Judges

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Strictly Come Dancing Choreographers

Meet the team

London Tango Academy Dream Team of Teachers

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Chris Benson | Alejo Gurrea |Candela Mendez | Andres Sosa | Letitia Simone | Leandro Palou | Maria Tsiatsiani | Leo DiCocco | Ornella Simonetto | Carlos Cisneros | Emma Reyes | Julio Saavedra

The London Tango Academy is the perfect place for you whether you're a beginner seeking Argentine Tango classes, want private lessons, or are an experienced dancer looking for classes at all levels, from beginner to professional training, or special workshops.
We're here to support you every step of the way.


Our work in the U.K. & abroad

As head Argentine Tango choreographers at Strictly Come Dancing and BBC1 Morning Live Show presenter of the Strictly Fitness, Maria and Leandro have been featured in various commercials, TV programs, music videos & BBC Radio1 interviews in the U.K.
They are also judges at the BA Tango Mundial (official world championships in Buenos Aires) and various International judging panels for Argentine Tango Competitions.

In 2018, Leandro received a
Recognition of Excellence Award from the UK Argentine Embassy, for his work in Tango. In 2018 & 2019, London Tango Academy was nominated for Best Argentine Tango School Worldwide at the Premios Awards in Buenos Aires, Argentina and in 2023 received the Best UK Dance School award in the Prestige UK awards!

Some of the brands we worked with

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What our students say about us

Based on 253
5 star Google reviews

Gina Nolan
St Albans

So impressed with the passion that this Academy delivers their expertise, knowledge and skill in Argentine Tango dancing. Very friendly and approachable teaching style. Would recommend to beginners to professionals, any age, any level.

Established in 2003

Celebrating our 20th birthday 

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