2021 Beginners Lessons – series 3

Our third series of beginners lessons commences on Tuesday, August 10. Our friendly teacher Shan Deng will take you through the foundation of tango over six Tuesdays. Registration is now open.

Please wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable for moving and walking. It is advisable to bring your own bottle of water to drink. For any questions please email to tasclubdetango@gmail.com.

Dates: August 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7 and 14

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Place: St Francis Xavier’s Church Hall, 61 Adelaide Street, South Hobart

Cost: $20 per person per lesson or $100 per person for the series of 6 lessons

Lessons are followed by a practica where students may practice what they have learned in lessons. Beginner students are welcome to attend the practica with no extra cost.

Shan Deng – Teacher of this series

Shan dancing in LA

Shan first started dancing in 1997 in New York doing ballroom and salsa. she learnt from various teachers, including American and Australian champions. From 2002 Shan started focusing and teaching swing dancing, including lindy hop, balboa, blues and shag. She and her husband Dave are the co-directors of TasSwing.

Shan began learning the Argentine Tango in 2009 and fell in love with the dance style straight away. She started teaching soon after. Shan has partnered Australian and international dancers in performances and tutoring workshops. She loves travelling around Australia and the world to social dance and improve her dancing through lessons with tango masters.

When not dancing, Shan is a concert pianist and teaches at the Conservatorium of Music, University of Tasmania. Shan combines her expertise in music and her experiences in many dance forms to help students explore body movement and be the most musical dancer on the floor.