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Learn to Dance the Tango

Learning the tango can change your life in numerous ways. We teach Boston, MA students to master each part of the dance.

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Group & Private Tango Dance Lessons in Boston, MA

$42 for Your First 4 Classes

Ultimate Tango

Tango is a dance with a rich history, and one that can truly impress those who see dancers who are skilled. Whether you want to impress your loved one, improve your physical health, or just take up a hobby that is fun and rewarding, tango can be the answer that Boston, MA residents may be looking for. We take hands on, involved approach. Instead of just mindless repetition, we make sure that our Boston, MA students learn to understand every aspect of the tango and how to execute movement properly – all while having a great time and improving your physical, emotional, and social wellbeing.

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The Best Tango Classes in Boston

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Challenging yourself can lead to significant rewards. Tango can help you feel more confident, give you a new skill, and generally help you with personal enrichment that can make your life better in numerous ways.

IMPROVED PERSONAL HEALTH

Argentine tango will improve your memory, spatial awareness, make your movement more controlled and precise, improve your posture and let you re-learn correct and ergonomic use of your joint and muscles. In other words – the aging process will be stopped and reversed!

SOCIAL BENEFITS & SKILLS

When you learn to tango, you never have to worry about being dull at parties again. Tango can help you make friends, impress others, and elevate your next social outing in a big way.

DATE NIGHT

Want to really impress your loved one or just do something that will be a ton of fun? Learning to tango together can be the first step. Then, you can take those skills with you anywhere.

Classes

Tango Classes for Everyone

  • Beginner

    Not sure what the tango is? Never been on a dance floor? These beginner classes ease you into the process and are the best starting point for anyone who wants to learn.

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  • Pre-Intermediate

    Once you have the basics of dance fundamentals down and understand the main points of the tango, this next class is designed for you. It introduces unique concept of parallel and cross system, code of walking and forward and back ochos.

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  • Intermediate

    Here is where you learn tango turns, also called giros, the most often used tango element. Few other concepts such us: lapiz, enrosque, rebound, sandwich, mordida, parada, barrida and arrastre will be introduced in addition so you can really start improvising quite freely on the dance floor.

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  • Pre-Advanced

    Tango is a living language and develops just as the language does. Modern technique and better understanding of mechanics of movement introduced new elements to tango. This course will elevate your dance introducing cadenas, alterations, barridas, boleos, sacadas, ganchos, soltadas and more.

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  • Advanced

    Whether you are accomplished dancer or freshly graduated from the pre-advanced course treat this class as a discovery lab. All elements are taken a level up, mixed and used freely to be combined into, at first not so feasible, combinations to inspire your dance.

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  • Classy Heels Workout

    Walking properly in heels is a big challenge. And when you consider that the tango is traditionally danced in a pair of heels, it becomes clear that this class is worth taking. It helps you master heels, your balance, adornos and embellishments typical for followers and strengthens the muscles.

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  • Teachers Training

    Mastered the tango and want to start teaching it to others? This class provides the skills to those who want to be teachers, giving them tools and fundamentals that they can use to teach their students how to dance as well.

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  • Intro to Vals

    The basic difference between Vals and Tango is hidden in the interpretation of double time. Intro to Vals introduces fundamentals such us: musicality (double time emphasis on 2 or 3), cadencia and characteristic of Vals rhythm, difference between Vals criollo and cruzado, and fundamental structural patterns.

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  • Intro to Milonga

    The mood of the Milonga, its cadencia, the steps, the figures are different from Tango. Intro to Milonga introduces Milonga fundamentals such us: musicality (time, double time, traspie), cadencia and characteristic for Milonga rhythm, difference between Milonga lisa and traspie, and fundamental structural patterns.

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  • Advanced Vals

    Vals is probably the most joyful of the tango genres. Discover and work on specific patterns that will make your Vals shine. Intro to Vals or good understanding of Vals rhythm and difference are required as prerequisite.

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  • Advanced Milonga

    Of the tango genres, Milonga is the most difficult. The speed of the music and the misinterpretation of cadencia make it almost impossible to lead or follow for those uninitiated. Intro to Milonga or good understanding of Milonga rhythm are required as prerequisite.

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Private Lessons


Private dance lessons are fantastic if you wish for customized lessons, faster progress and convenience of scheduling. No matter if you are just starting out or are truly advanced dancer to get a true taste of tango, progress faster while learning ‘your way’ – private lessons are the way to master the dance.

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Practicas


Practice makes perfect! Practicing is important at any level as it’s important to keep your skills in place. Our Practicas (practice sessions) keep your mind and body fit while also helping you hone your skills. With regular practice, you’ll be able to get even better.

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Milonga


Milonga is a more formal Argentine Tango dance party /social where you go to dance with other Argentine tango dancers. You can start going out to the Milongas right away, just make sure you read our ‘Your First Milonga Ever’ guide. Our Milonga Ideal is held on Sundays 6:30-11:30pm.

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Special Events


From time to time we invite famous orchestras, tango shows or well known instructors. We also hold our own special events. Make sure you are on our email list so you are first to get all the details.

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Tango for Hire


Ultimate Tango creators and owners, Anita and Hernan Brizuela created a unique, well-structured, progressive tango program that proves itself extremely successful and popular.

Have a big event coming up? Want to prepare groups for something special? Our instructors are happy to hold event centered dance lessons, demos, exhibitions or performances.

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  • "They are professional, passionate, graceful, and true masters of their trade. They are patient and take the time to break down the steps to ensure one truly grasps and understands the motions, not just mechanically follow and repeat the steps."
    Katherine L.
  • "Ultimate Tango (UT) is a little piece of Buenos Aires in Medford Square. Hernan and Anita are the knowledgeable teachers and gracious hosts. This duo has really upped the standard of tango in the Boston area. "
    Elizabeth O.
  • "You've come to the right place for tango! The instructors are passionate and patient. I love Hernan and Anita!!! You will see progress and feel confident even after one or two lessons."
    Miryam L.
  • "I have being taking Hernan and Anita's 8 weeks course and love how they take the time to go through the mechanics of the steps. They observe each student and will correct you by dancing with you."
    Kamal M.
  • "Hernan is not only world class dancer and warm hearted human, he also has a solid knowledge in many sciences such as a reflexology, human anatomy and psychology. He applies them all in teaching!"
    Rita L.
  • "Anita and Hernan have created a rare establishment. Imagine: you take a break from your daily chores, park the car on the busy street (plenty parking available), walk down the stairs and enter their studio, a tango oasis."
    Tsachi S.