Felipe Martinez has taught at major festivals in US and Canada, danced on cruises in South America & the Mediterranean; and toured & taught in many major cities throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. He regularly spends time in Buenos Aires to feed his passion and knowledge of tango.
Originally from Madrid, Felipe holds a degree in Education and has been dancing tango since 1997. He has been based in the Bay Area for the past 16 years, where he is a regular teacher, host and DJ at several venues — including The Beat, The Great Northern (former El Valenciano), Genesis and the Stanford Tango Club.
Celebrated for his elegant approach to tango and incisive teaching, Felipe is one of the most widely traveled and in demand dancers of his generation. Thorough and precise in the classroom, Felipe is also one of the organizers of the San Francisco Tango Marathon, an open international event held every year in November.
See also "Teaching History" on the side menu if you wanna know more about past experience.