Carlos Sampelayo

Carlos Sampelayo

Carlos has been involved in tango since childhood. His parents loved tango, danced and lived within the tango culture all their lives. In his house, tango music was played every day and for the entire day. After seeing the show “Tango Argentino” in 1985, Carlos began studying Argentine Tango with a variety of instructors. His main teachers with whom he studied extensively were Diego di Falco, Carolina Zokalski, dancers from the show “Forever Tango”. He also studied with Osvaldo Zotto (from Tango X 2), The Dinzels (From Tango Argentino), and Hugo Patyn (From Forever Tango) as well as Carlos Copello.

Chosen as the “Best Argentine Tango Teacher in Westchester 2010” by the Westchester Magazine.

In 1998 Carlos began teaching privately and hosting his own milongas in Westchester. At present he teaches at several venues throughout Westchester.

Carlos has been teaching tango since 1999 and is now a Certified Argentine Tango Instructor by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

He and Karen registered in The US Tango Championship to help promote Argentine Tango in the United States achieving the Sub-Champions Position.