Tango Ocho Cortado: 3 Less Common Variations {New Steps}

Hello dancer, Just wanted to reach out and say how grateful we are to have you in our community. We may be all about teaching you our tango technique secrets, musicality tips and connection favorites… But the REAL beauty of tango (and our job) comes down to how empowered and creative you are on the […]

Tango Intention: How To Keep A Connected Embrace Throughout The Dance

Tango dancer, What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Tango is all about connection… not about the steps”? Looking back, I can see when the shift happened in my own dancing. When I decided that I would focus on connection and being in the flow with my partner and chose *not* to be […]

A New Way To Look At The Tango Parada: With A Cambio De Frente (Tango Steps)

Tango dancer, When it comes to tango dancing, we’re all about slow and steady improvements. Get 1% better every time your practice and at the end of the year that small increase will have made a BIG impact in your dancing. So how do you apply the 1% better principle to tango? It’s simple. More […]

Tango Variation: Changing Dynamics In The Americana (For Musicality)

Okay, picture this… It’s Saturday evening. You’ve put on your most beautiful clothes, show up at your favorite milonga, greet your tango friends, put on your shoes… You’re already getting excited listening to the beautiful music that’s playing but instead of feeling worried you won’t be able to fully express the music, you’re confident and […]

Tango Change of Direction: Cambio De Frente (For Social Dancing)

Hey there, tango dancer I’m sure you agree that not ALL tango movements are created equal, right? If you’re just getting started with tango dancing (and even if you’ve been at it for a while) that sentence might feel more anxiety provoking than a backed up airport security line. Because when it comes to tango […]

Tango Embellishments: 3 Ways To Decorate (Follower’s Role)

Tango dancer, There’s this “paradox” happening in the tango world… We see strong, independent women coming to class. They have a successful career, a busy life, lots of friends, great control of their body… They rock! And then, suddenly… They’re asked to become “tango followers” and are afraid of doing everything wrong! I’ve been there. […]

Tango Technique: How To Use The Hips For Better Connection (3 Tips)

Dear dancer, I’ll be completely honest with you.  Your tango teacher has been lying to you all along.  I know they have, because we do too… See, when you start your tango journey, you teacher probably told you to use the center of the chest to lead or follow.  Want to know the truth? There […]

How to Sacada: 4 Technical Details to Make Your Sacadas Work (Tango)

Hi dancer! 4 sacada tips we wish we’d known sooner “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   ^smart lady right there.    Mistakes are a part of life, but the fewer things you have to learn the hard way, the better, am I […]

Tango Steps: 4 Tips To Make The Sandwichito More Elegant (Easy Tips)

Hi dancer, There are a lot of assumptions out there when it comes to tango steps… …that there is a ‘wrong’ and ‘right’ way to dance a movement …that the fancier and more sophisticated the step, the better …that once we have learned a movement, we don’t need to revisit it None of these things […]

Tango Perfect Combination: Off-Axis + Giro + Enrosque (Giro Steps)

Dear dancer, Do you have a mantra? A meaningful sentence you’ve chosen to help you through your tango dancing, a challenging time, your life journey…? I’ve never really thought of this, to be honest, but we recently started working with a new coach who asked us to choose a mantra for our new project. And […]