Welcome to Tangonova


“This is how to dance the tango!
Feel the blood rise to your face with every beat;
While an arm winds like a snake
Around a waist that is about to break.
This is how to dance the tango!”


Founded in 2003 by dance instructor Margaret Spore, Tangonova is dedicated to establishing an authentic tango presence in Nova Scotia. Intimate, improvisational and challenging. Argentine tango is truly the dance of fearless passion.

To inquire about classes at any level in Argentine tango, contact Margaret at 902-229-8585.  Tangonova offers classes for both new beginners and experienced students, in all genres of of the dance.  Singles and couples  of all ages welcome, as well as those learning both roles.

Saturday June 22: First Milonga del Puerto 2024 Halifax waterfront with bad weather back up!

Dance spot: Lower Water St, Foot of Morris St.at Trellis area opposite NS Power and the new apartment building.

6 pm: Floor Unloaders   set-up Helpers meet at seaport market closest drop off area to dance Gazebo. ( by round-about).

Milonga: 6:30-9 pm or dew fall  whichever comes first.

By Donation – read more about Halifax waterfront tango on this site’s events page.

Confirmation or rain cancellation, posted on ECTS FB page and this site by 5 pm day of event!

BACK UP LOCATION: In case of inclement weather, the June 22 milonga will be indoors at Fusion Ballroom,



Make Merry at the Holiday Milonga, Saturday December 16!


7:30-10:30 pm
Fusion Dance & Wellness, studio A
59 McQuade Lake Crescent (in Bayer’s Lake)
In advance $13 single/ $25 couple =  e-transfer to  <mdspore@gmail.com>
$15 cash at the door.
Recycled Gift Exchange Game*: 
Each participant brings an unmarked  wrapped gift, a pre-owned item no longer of use to them but potentially of value to others. Nothing extravagant, no need to buy anything.  When you arrive place your present on the gift table and get a number from the DJ.  She will explain the game to everyone or read the details in classes and events.

November 11 Workshop & Community Practica : Tango Sweet Spots – Ice breaker Ochos

Here’s the second of my monthly community Practicas with pre-practica all levels workshop. Join other enthusiastic tango learners, practice and help solve  problems together.
 Saturday afternoon at Happy Souls Studio : Ice breaker Ochos??  could be a beginner’s first ever tango move, or a  step  even those experienced dancers  overlooked!
See events and classes listing or more info.