A gentleman or lady wanting to learn tango in Buenos Aires during the Golden Age (1935-55) would have had a very different experience from ours. No dropping by a dance studio on the way back home for a cheeky tango class!
August 11, 2017
July 14, 2017
We’ve just got our hand on some of the latest milonga-inspired Driving Test questions. Have a look; it's quite surprising
June 30, 2017
The Argentines often use the word "entregar" when talking about the skill of following, which means "to give in" or "to surrender" to the lead. In my mind, it only is possible when followers close their eyes (and gentlemen) keep their gaze unfocused.
There are 3 words commonly used in tango which I can only think of as "frenemies". They sound helpful whilst actually leading to misunderstandings about what tango and what the role of each partner is about. Let's expose them now. Maybe we can confront these frenemies, bend these hung-up definitions and achieve a nicer dancing experience in the process.
May 13, 2017
Connection is a much debated topic in tango. It's what it's all about in the end, isn't it? A warm, gentle embrace, moving to the music as one...
Technique can help and ensure that you get more of these memorable tandas, these beautiful "tango moments" as we like to call them.
March 3, 2017
There's a lot you can do in your daily life to improve your tango dancing. The best thing about them? They do make a difference, and... they're free! Have a read at our 5 top tips to improve your tango without spending a penny!
February 17, 2017
Argentine tango is all about enjoying life, being social and above all, having fun. With such a free-flowing, vibrant dance, mistakes and missteps are inevitable but letting go is not only the way to get the most out of tango, it’s also a vital part of the learning process.
July 17, 2014
If you've never taken private classes, you might (rightly) be wondering what the fuss is all about. So here's a quick overview of why private classes are great to help you develop your tango further (and quicker).
March 26, 2014
Beginners and improvers - Essential tips to come up with your own tango sequences, feel more in tune with the music and manage the dancefloor with no sweat. What's not to like?
June 20, 2013
Ahhh, the elusive - and beautiful - caminata (tango walk)... Tango-bobbing, tango spasms, bruised toes... Free your caminata from the most common ailments and discover the beauty of walking together as one.