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May 23, 2019

♪ Tuesday Tanda – Aníbal Troilo (Tango)

By |May 23rd, 2019|

This week is a tango tanda by Aníbal Troilo, one of the best Argentine bandoneon players, but also a composer, arranger and bandleader. His orchestra was very popular with dancers during the golden age of tango, although he changed to a concert sound by the late 1950s.

April 8, 2019

Tango & the Rose in Mouth Stereotype (part 2/2)

By |April 8th, 2019|

A red rose between the teeth of a follower is one of the most, if not the most iconic image (and stereotypes) associated with tango. But where on Earth did it come from?... (part 2/2)

Tango & the Rose in Mouth Stereotype (part 1/2)

By |April 5th, 2019|

A red rose between the teeth of a follower is one of the most, if not the most iconic image (and stereotypes) associated with tango. But where on Earth did it come from?... (part 1/2)

March 12, 2019

Help! I’m used to choreographies (part 2/4)!

By |March 12th, 2019|

If you’re used to learning choreographies, don’t panic! Yes, improvised dancing takes a bit of adjusting, but once you relax, things become much easier and you’ll get a very worth-while buzz. (2/4)

The tough job of a tango leader… (part 3 of 3)

By |March 11th, 2019|

To conclude our series about leading, we'll now cover assessment skills and style. Read on...

Help! I’m used to choreographies (part 3/4)!

By |March 11th, 2019|

If you’re used to learning choreographies, don’t panic! Yes, improvised dancing takes a bit of adjusting, but once you relax, things become much easier and you’ll get a very worth-while buzz. (3/4)

Help! I’m used to choreographies (part 1/4)!

By |March 10th, 2019|

If you’re used to learning choreographies, don’t panic! Yes, improvised dancing takes a bit of adjusting, but once you relax, things become much easier and you’ll get a very worth-while buzz. (1/4)

The tough job of a tango leader… (part 2 of 3)

By |March 7th, 2019|

To truly become an outstanding dancer, focus needs to be on the connection with the music. Not only rhythm and dancing in time, but feeling every note of the song, expressing with movement what the singer is saying – in turns light-hearted, or comical, sad, full of hope, and so on. Extending every long note and nailing every short one. Read on...

Technique Intensive: PIVOTS! PIVOTS! (10.03)

By |March 5th, 2019|

Sunday 10.03 heads will turn: Técnica pura - TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE (ALL LEVELS) plus non stop Milonga to master all these mighty tango pivots!

The tough job of a tango leader… (part 1 of 3)

By |March 4th, 2019|

A true tango leader has to train themselves to be the masters of multitasking. Leading, making the lady feel special, watching around for hazards, planning ahead, listening to the music (and interpreting it), there is a lot on the plate for leaders. Read on for our secrets for leaders...

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