Tango is a walking dance and therefore the walk plays a large role in making your tango expressive. In this class, we looked at a few old fashioned and traditional tango walks, with some leaders' adornments.
July 8, 2019
June 20, 2019
If we ran a survey, milongueros across the world would probably say that colgadas are the scariiiiiest step there is! Don't fret though, in this class, we saw how to use the concept of shared axis in a safe, fun and beautiful way.
This class started with a simple square around the leader for beginners. In the intermediate class, we added variant to this step, with a boleo, a giro and a change of direction. We also saw a step we particularly like, a pasada using the follower's back foot.
In this class, we had a look at a simple change of lane for beginners. For intermediates & up, we looked at a beautiful twist on the classic ocho cortado, using out of axis movements
This is the first class of our series on axis. In this class, we started with the basic concepts of axis displacement and some pretty mini colgadas that are very easy to place on the dancefloor.
This is the last class of our series on old school milongueros. Time to review what you've learnt and some of our favourite steps.
April 8, 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)
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)
September 29, 2017
In this class, we started with the basic giro to the right of the leader. For the intermediates, we looked at several variants where we mixed giros and planeos for a lovely, romantic feel.
52% of ladies start tango to have an excuse to buy more shoes. The average speed of a boleo is 42 mph. And plenty of other dubious stats about tango...