Teachers

Elise Barbot & Roque Bravo

Sofía Saborido & Guillermo Barrionuevo

 
   
Daniela Feilcke-Wolff & Raimund Schlie Sabine Zubarik & John-Michael Mendizza 
 

Elise Barbot & Roque Bravo (France/Argentina)

Elise Barbot is French, she fell in love with tango at the age of 20, in Toulouse. As a result of this, she decided to travel to Buenos Aires, to experience her art and train as a professional Tango dancer. She has been living in Argentina since 2010. She trained for 6 years at the renowned DNI Tango school, where she worked as a teacher and dancer for the company with her teacher Dana Frigoli. It was also at DNI that she met his current dance partner, Roque Bravo.

Roque Bravo is a teacher and professional tango dancer. He trained in classical dance at the Instituto Universitario Patagonico de Danza. He nurtured his dance with different techniques such as contemporary and Flamenco. He has been dancing folklore since she was 6 years old, participating in festivals. He entered the world of tango at the age of 16. He was part of the teaching staff at one of the most important schools in Buenos Aires, DNI Tango. In addition to participating in several works of the company. He is currently a tango teacher at the Cultura Tango studio in Buenos Aires.

Elise and Roque have danced together since 2020 and have continued to train as professionals since then with renowned teachers: Fernando Galera, Javier Rodriguez, Susana Ferrante and Jonathan Spitel, among others. They also participated and won several recognized championships and contests in the city of Buenos Aires and its
surroundings.

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Sofía Saborido & Guillermo Barrionuevo (Argentina)

Guillermo Barrionuevo, also known as "El Peque," is considered a prominent figure in the tango community of Buenos Aires and worldwide. With over 27 years of dancing and 22 years of teaching experience, he has shared his expertise around the globe.
He is renowned for his talented dancing, teaching skills, and involvement in milongas. With his unique style, ideas, and philosophy of Tango, he combines his charming personality with passion, elegance, creativity, and fun.
He has had the privilege of dancing with celebrities such as Graciela González, Milena Plebs, Nelly Fernando, and Mariela Sametband, among others.

With 30 years of experience Sofía Saborido has danced tango practically all her life. Great grand daughter of the legendary tango composer and musician Enrique Saborido she started dancing at the age of 10 and teaching when she was only 15. Since then she has travelled to share her love for tango in more than 30 countries around the world.
She has collaborated with El Indio Benavente, Carlos Espinoza, Andres Sautel and, for the past ten years with Pablo Inza.
Her goal is to help students develop awareness and comfort to become “huggable” dancers by training connection through improvisation.

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Daniela Feilcke-Wolff & Raimund Schlie (Germany)

Daniela & Raimund are based in Berlin and teach at Mala Junta and elswhere. They also  travel in Germany and abroad where they  give workshops, dj at festivals and marathons or they just dance.

“Tango is embrace in motion, we  connect with our partner, the music, the other dancers and the space.”

Daniela & Raimunds teaching integrates all these aspects. They show ways to move safely and comfortably on the dance floor.

Read more: www.tangomundo.de

Class language: German, English, Spanish
Privates: 60 Euro +10 Euro surcharge

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Sabine Zubarik & John-Michael Mendizza 

Sabine Zubarik and John-Michael Mendizza teach together at the Tango Argentino e.V. association in Erfurt, their common home base, as well as at other places as guest teachers. Both work as DJs at various events. John-Michael is also active as a tango-photographer. Sabine participated in Phantastango from the first year on and ever since; she joined the teachers' team already in 2007. John-Michael took part for the first time in 2009 and has been teaching the beginners’ courses together with Sabine since 2013.

Sabine encountered tango in Argentina, in 2005, during a guest lectureship in Córdoba, and fell in love with it. Since then, she travelled to Buenos Aires many times, completed a tango teacher training and has been teaching tango on a part time basis for many years. Her main interests are didactics and methodology: From 2010 on, she organized the yearly German TangoTeacherMeeting in Erfurt and taught courses for teachers. Over several years, she also researched tango academically and wrote articles for the magazine Tangodanza.

John-Michael, born in California, started dancing tango in 2008 in Santa Barbara. He moved to Thuringia, Germany, in 2010. In the following years, he first assisted in the association Tango Argentino e.V. and later became a crucial part of the teaching team. He is a goldsmith as his main profession. If he doesn't spend his free time with tango, he practices his other passion: photography.

John-Michael and Sabine met 2008 in Santa Barbara and have been dancing together ever since; they got married in 2011. They teach all levels from beginners to advanced, close embrace as well as open style, and they try to convey a good sense for musicality and spatial direction by using manageable steps and combinations. Their goal is to pass on a healthy basis of tango to people of all age groups, physical condition, experience and background, so that from the first moment on they can have fun dancing and take part in milongas. Although they like to teach all levels, their hearts belong to the beginners’ courses with the sometimes courageous and curious, sometimes shy newcomers who remind us that we all once started - and how exciting that was!

Read more: www.typisch-tango.de

Class language: German, English
Privates: 50 Euro +10 Euro surcharge

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