About the author

Alexandra Wood

As well as teaching in the fitness industry for 17 years, Alexandra is an internationally renowned Argentine tango dancer and teacher. In 2002 she co-founded "Tango in Action", the first Argentine tango school in London and then in 2011 created her own tango school alexandrawoodtango.co.uk She has studied tango mainly in Argentina and tours extensively, dancing and teaching all over the world in shows and festivals. For over two years, she toured with the show "Tango Motion" with Tango Siempre and in 2011–2013, Alexandra performed in the theatrical sensation "Midnight Tango" starring Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace of "Strictly Come Dancing" fame. She has also performed on the BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing" herself. Along side her passion for the tango, Alexandra runs regular Ballet-Tone, Stretch & Detox workshops ballet-tone.co.uk.