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About Us

Nadia Tapia

Nadia Tapia

Nadia is a dancer, a dancer teacher, a certified GYROKINESIS® method trainer, an entrepreneur and a PhD in international law (Univ. of Helsinki 2020). She is the main person behind Abrazo Tango. She has been dancing for over 16 years and is able to both lead and follow and teach both roles. In her work she collaborates with different dancers from Finland and abroad. She has taught in Chile, Sweden, Estonia and Finland, where she currently resides and teaches regular lessons.

 

She has sought to complement her tango skills with the regular practice of other disciplines that focus on body movement, such as pilates, yoga and Gyrokinesis (click here to see more about her work with the Gyrokinesis method).

In 2022, Nadia was finalists in the UK Argentine Tango Championship, official preliminary of the World Cup.

GYROKINESIS® is a registered trademark of Gyrotonic® Sales Corp and is used with their permission.

Daniel Valenzuela

Daniel started dancing in 2009 in Santiago, Chile with Felipe Zarzar and Mamié Sancy. He began teaching tango in 2014, in Helsinki, Finland. Daniel has continued with his learning journey by taking lessons with different maestros from Chile, Buenos Aires and Europe

Daniel teaches regular lessons with Nadia on Thursdays at El Atico Helsinki.

In this short documentary, directed by Kirsi Laatikainen, we share some of our views regarding Argentine tango.

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