Who we are

The reviews of our students are our best presentation. You can read them on our Facebook , on Google Maps and on our website: TESTIMONIALS.
We are in Palermo Viejo and now we also offer classes in the area Facultad de Medicina and as usual at your home, at your workplace as well as online.
We are a school specialized in teaching Spanish to foreigners. We have gained a wide range of experience since our school was created in 2004. A source of particular success has historically been our personalized teaching methods.
We want you to take advantage of your Spanish classes to the fullest because we think that the more you enjoy the more you learn.

Directors: Prof. Mariana Spirito and Prof. Claudia Inés Martínez
Prof. Natalia Catán

Mariana Spirito

Professor in Literature

"I started teaching Spanish to foreigners in 1992. When I had finished my university studies, I went on travels spending time abroad to broaden my skills I had acquired at university. When I returned to Buenos Aires, an English teacher and friend referred a student to me who needed help with the Spanish language. Therefore, I started my experience of teaching specifically foreigners. Thereafter I started teaching foreign residences of the Israeli Embassy, where I have been working for 14 years as well as the British and Finish Embassy. Besides, I had students in companies such as Unilever and the World Bank.

As I wanted to specialise and continue learning, I studied Applied Linguistics in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language at the Instituto Nacional del Profesorado Joaquin V. Gonzalez. Today, with all this experience, I enjoy teaching, the coordination and what I care the most is the contact with students, from whom I learn so much”.

Claudia Inés Martínez

Professor in Literature

"I am Claudia; I teach Spanish at a High School in Buenos Aires, I also write stories and poetry. I most care and know the neighbourhood well where I live and the school is established: Palermo.

Since childhood my passion was books, art, being a teacher, listen, dance tango, and knowing Buenos Aires, its myths, its legends and its people. Therefore, I think I can advise you on any of these topics, and I like a lot to learn, listening to you, what a foreign person has discovered in my city and my country.

In 2004, I collaborated with Mariana, my friend and college classmate, to unite her experience with foreigners to my teaching vocation; thus, Ayres de Español was born, an endeavour that persists through the energy of work well done as a team.

I invite you to have a few Mate teas while you learn the Spanish spoken in Argentina, Buenos Aires or whichever type of Spanish you would like to study.
They will always watching us or not, if you like our five cats. You will also be surrounded by the works of art that we exhibit in the classrooms of our school,each time I organize an exposition of an artist, in an attempt to invite art to the neighbourhood."

Natalia Catán

Professor in Literature

My name is Natalia and I have been a spanish teacher for over a decade. I am from Argentina and I have been living in BA por ten years now, with my husband and little baby (not incluided in the classes haha).


I love to teach so I will do my best to make sure your classes are useful as well as entertain. I studied a Master in Spanish as a Foreign Language, because I am interested in update my knowledge every chance I get.

Hope to see you soon!


Juan Manuel Daza

(Buenos Aires, 1985) is a journalist, a writer, a musician and a cultural manager.


He studied Literature at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and he has been teaching Spanish for more than ten years. He has written for Argentine and Chilean magazines and newspapers.

Ayres de Español

Spanish center.



Muchas gracias!