Michelle Marsidi and Joachim Dietiker

With their flowing, sensual and graceful style, Michelle and Joachim harmoniously combine the traditional essence of tango with dynamic elements of contemporary tango.

In their teaching they strive to create a sensitive, vibrant and unique connection in the couple and with the music. With useful exercises and imagery, precise technical explanations and body mechanics, and an open flow of energy and ideas, they aim to find freedom and pleasure in movement and expression.

They have a profound understanding of movement from studying Gyrotonic®, Feldenkrais®, contact improvisation, classical and ballroom dancing. Michelle and Joachim are also certified body and movement therapists in Rolfing® Structural Integration.

They are regularly invited to perform and teach at many prestigious events and festivals, including Basel OsterTango Festival organized by the Tango Schule Basel, Melbourne Tango Festivalito, Tango Europe Festival in Berlin, Korea International Tango Festival, England International Tango Festival, TangoFest Dresden, International Tango Meeting in Sardinia, Les TangoFolies de Lausanne, International Tango Festival Rovinj Croatia, the Tango Spirit Festival organized by Tangotanzen macht schön and alma en vuelo, Elba World Tango Festival, Fyns Tango Festival in Denmark, ARTETANGO Festival and Festival Tango Alive in France and special tango events in Germany, Italy, France, the Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, the Netherlands, UK, Croatia, Finland, Norway, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.

They give intensive Immersion Seminars as well as tango holiday seminars in lovely vacation locations. Both speak multiple languages and have taught classes in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.


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