International Maestro Rodrigo Palacios
Melbourne 6th - 14th November 2017

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Tuesday 7th November @ South Yarra
Wednesday 8th - Friday 10th November will be at @ Windsor
Tuesday and Friday are booked out.  There's a few spots left on the Wednesday and Thursday ....

Wednesday 8th November @ South Yarra
8.30pm - 10pm         Workshop 1:   Tango: Circular and Linear Dynamics

Saturday 11th November @ Brighton
10.30am - 12 noon   Workshop 2:   Leaders Techniques for Followers
                                  (a special class for Women who want to Lead and Men who want to Follow)
12.30pm - 2pm        Workshop 3:   Milonga Traspié
2.30pm - 4pm         Workshop 4:   Vals: Rhythm & Melody

Saturday evening ... 7.30pm to midnight   'Marvellous Margarita Memorial Milonga @South Yarra
Performances: Alberto & Natalia Cortez - Solo Tango, Rodrigo Palacios y Marce Ospina "Tango Codigo"  
DJ Nelson on the turntable
Light Supper

Sunday 12th November @ Brighton
11.30am - 1pm          Workshop 5:   Technique: Parallel and Cross Systems: all you need to know
1.30pm - 3pm          Workshop 6:   Milonga Lisa & Traspié
3.30pm - 5pm         Workshop 7:   Vals: "Travellings" - Fluid & Dynamic

South Yarra:   South Yarra Baptist Community Hall, 12 Surrey Road, South Yarra
Brighton:         Arthur Murray, Level 1, Suite 2, 136-138 Martin Street, Brighton
Windsor:         German Tivoli Club, 291 Dandenong Road, Windsor

Workshop & Milonga Packages:
Ocho Pass:    7 Workshops + Milonga $284
Siete Pass:    6 Workshops + Milonga $248
Seis Pass:      6 Workshops $216
Cinco Pass:   4 Workshops + Milonga $186
Quatro Pass: 3 Workshops + Milonga $148
Tres Pass:    3 Workshops $114
Milonga Table Pass (pre-paid): Table of 10 $315 OR Table of 8 $266    

Single Workshop:      $40
Milonga only:            $35 pre-paid or $40 at the door

PRIVATE LESSONS:  Singles OR Couples $145 ($130 lesson + $15 floor hire)
Please phone Meg for lesson times & availability.


Please ensure you include names, (role: whether you are a leader or follower) and a contact number. 
If registering with a partner, please include their name and ensure they register at the same time.

Singles:  We highly recommend you find a dance partner to do the workshops with as many couples do not rotate.
We will of course work to ensure that there are even numbers of leaders and followers

 Register  via phone or sms: 0419 826 061 (Meg) or email

 Payments via internet transfer only
Tango Bajo  
ANZ     BSB013-265     Account Number: 264196617
If you do not have internet banking let us know and we can work out another arrangement

To secure your booking FULL PAYMENT is required by Thursday 2nd November.


Rodrigo Palacios
Rodrigo is one of the best examples of the evolution in the present Tango.  His shows and classes have the perfect percentage of organic innovation, aesthetic and a very rooted compromise with the Tango tradition, that gives him a personal style, so easy to recognise from the amateur eye as for the most experienced once.

Rodrigo is internationally known for his quality of movement, musical interpretation and generous personality. 

Marce Ospina

Marce was born in Medellin, Colombia and acquired most of her knowledge in dancing concepts and Ballet technique at the famous “Dance As” Academy.

Influenced by her father, who has always loved tango music and dancing, she started dancing Tango at the age of 17 and joined several festival and events around Colombia.

In 2011 Marcela and Christian Cerezo won the Tango Pista second prize in Manizales Tango Competition. That year she also joined the dance company “Neo Tango” and she had the opportunity to learn and develop her skills in stage tango.

In 2012 Marcela Joined “Astro Tango Company”, the winners of Colombian championship 2011. In this company she further developed her stage tango skills and became a prominent member of the company during 2012.

At the age of 24 she moved to Australia with her husband. Currently they teach regular tango workshops at their school “Café Dominguez Tango Club” and they are part of the team that runs “Tango Brujo” Milonga based in Melbourne. They are currently part of “Al Rojo Tango Company”.

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 Alberto & Natalia Cortez - Solo Tango


Cecilia Gonzalez and Albano Goldenberg
13th May 2017 performances at Tango Bajo 'La Mision' Milonga

 Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg were kindly interviewed on Tango Bajo's behalf by Jacinta Young
 Jacinta Young Photography

CECILIA GONZALEZ   Well respected by the tango community in Buenos Aires, Cecilia is an exceptional dancer who has worked with the most renowned Argentine dancers of her generation since 1995.   She combines strong movements with wise softness getting, without effort, the most powerful synthesis. The technical precision, fluidity of her movements and notable capacity of improvisation characterize her dance.
Cecilia shares her extensive knowledge and passion with her students. She is a very appreciated and requested tango teacher and has been continually invited to give workshops and participate in festivals around the world. Since its inception in 1999, she has been a member of the teaching faculty of the Argentine International Tango Congress (C.I.T.A) held annually in Buenos Aires.

ALBANO GOLDENBERG   Albano has been working on developing his own style of tango, characterized by circular and spiral movements. The goal is for students to use the least amount of effort to achieve the maximum potential in movements.  He had the opportunity to study with distinguished maestros such as Carlos Gavito, Sabrina and Rubén Veliz, Guillermina Quiroga, “el Pibe” Avellaneda, Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne, Julio Balmaceda and Corina de la Rosa, Mariano “Chicho” Frúmboli and Juana Sepúlveda, and Pablo Verón. He has also worked as a teacher in the Escuela Carlos Copello, Julio Balmaceda and Corina de la Rosa’s Zarasa Studio.  Albano participated as a contemporary dancer in the National Vendimia Festival and in 2008 travelled to Chile as an invited teacher and dancer in the Valparatango festival. He gave intensive workshops and performed in France, Germany, Switzerland, USA and Canada.  He participated as a dancer of 24M under the Cambalache festival and also the dancing Tango Show Añoranzas entire 2015 season.

Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg

Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg

May 2017 It's a wrap!   Thank you Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg for an amazing weekend of workshops, your generosity and friendship.   Until we see you again in 2018! 

May 2017
It's a wrap!   Thank you Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg for an amazing weekend of workshops, your generosity and friendship.   Until we see you again in 2018! 

Fun at last years (2016) workshops with Cecilia and Albano.   Everyone had a great time and definitely came away all the richer for it.

Just a few pic's from the weekend ...

Must get someone else to take the photo's next time ... my hands shake too much!

Over the years Tango Bajo has hosted many International Maestro's including:

Cecilia Gonzalez y Albano Goldenberg
Daniel Nacucchio y Cristina Sosa
David Alejandro Palo y Anabela Brogioli
Facundo Gil Jauregui
Gisela Natoli y Gustavo Rosas
Mario Consiglieri y Anabella Diaz-Hojman
Michelle Marsidi y Joachim Dietiker
Ney Melo
Nick Jones y Diana Cruz
Rodrigo Palacios y Agustina Berenstein
Sven Elze & Aja Fenn