Connection, Technique

Tango Embrace: How to Start and Finish a Tango (Tips to Better Connection)

Dear dancer, There is this big thing in Tango about “looking the part”. Have you ever sat at a milonga table looking in awe at those dancers on the dance floor and wondering how they look so “at ease” in this world? Most of them don’t seem to do anything you couldn’t, they don’t dance […]

Connection, Technique

Tango Close Embrace: 3 Tips for a Comfortable Embrace (Common Mistakes to Avoid)

Dear dancer, If you’re anything like us, you really want your partner to feel comfortable in your embrace… (Isn’t it niiiiiiice, when people compliment your embrace at the end of a tanda?…) Yet there are some common mistakes we see (and that we have had to correct on ourselves to) that sometimes make the embrace […]

Technique

How To Dance Around The Leader: A Succession of Sacadas (Tango Lesson)

Tango dancer This week, we want you to have fuuuuun! How about a movement that makes you take the boredom (if there was any…) out of any tanda and makes both dancers feel connected and powerful? Nice, eh? In this video, we teach you a playful combination of sacadas, so you can add power, playfulness […]

Connection, Technique

How To Be More Connected: One Number and a Mindset Change

Tango is not a number’s game. Yet there is one number that sticks with us, as teachers, and that we see transform our students’ dancing. Contrarily to what it might sound like, it is not set in stone. It can vary. But it matters. See, we know that when you dance your attention tends to […]

Technique

Why It Is Taking You Longer To Learn: The 2 Ways To Learn Tango

Dear dancer, Today we’re doing something a bit different. We don’t want to share a tip or steps, but advice based on our teaching experience. If you’ve been feeling that it is taking you very long to see progress in your learning… We hope it helps. If you enjoyed this video and the info we […]

Technique

Tango Dancing: Adapt 4 Sequences To Small Spaces (Social Dancing)

Tango dancer, Have you ever been frustrated with not having enough space in milonga? Are you unsure about how to adapt the movements you learn in class to a busy milonga? Want to feel connected and elegant in your tango, even if there isn’t much space? Looking to feel creative in your dancing in a […]

Technique

Play More: Tango Sacada and New Dynamics (Tango Steps)

Tango Dancer, Things have been feeling a bit predictable lately…? In need of new inspiration? Looking for a new movement to get challenged? Want to shake things up in your dancing? How about adding a lot of circularity to your tango dancing with a double back ocho, coupled with a sacada? In this video, we […]

Technique

Tango Boleo Technique: Boleos and Parada (Change Dynamics)

Tango Dancer, You know, that moment? That moment when the tango music is very rhythmic and choppy and suddenly goes soft… You were busy dancing in a rhythmic and edgy way, and suddenly you’re not sure how to adapt to the music… Ever been there? We have! And if playing with the music is one […]

Technique

Tango Decorations: Add Sophistication To Simple Movements (Leaders & Followers)

Tango Dancer, Feeling a bit nervous about decorations sometimes? Not sure how to add them to your dancing without making your partner uncomfortable? Want to dare more on the dance floor and express the music even more? In this video, we show how to easily add more fun to your dancing by adding decorations to […]