Author Archives: Tango Space

Tango Ocho cortado: the traditional way + a new variation (leaders & followers)

Dear Tango Dancer Recently we were invited to a tango party organised by the Argentinian embassy London. It was at the ambassador’s house, and visiting the house alone was worth it 😉 A gorgeous white house overlooking Hyde Park with high ceilings, 3 dancing rooms with beautiful wooden floors, and windows, mirrors and ornaments all […]

What is happening in the tango embrace?

Tango.  Sometimes, for the rest of the world, tango seems so soft and controlled. From the outside, you can’t see what happens in the embrace.  It barely changes throughout the dance, and the dancers are focused, rarely showing emotions…  Yet you and us know:  When you’re dancing, so much is happening in your embrace. Those watching can’t […]

Perfect your sacadas & connect deeper with your tango partners

Dear dancer, We’ve got a trick tango question for you… What movement looks big and beautiful from the outside of a tango dance, but can barely be felt from the inside of the embrace? Here’s a hint: it’s a dancer’s favorite. We should know, because throughout our 27 years of combined teaching experience, we’ve noticed […]