Let’s be honest, people watching is one of the great pleasures of tango. Sitting just next to the dance-floor, a glass of wine in hand, listening to beautiful music, and looking at the dancers.
Recently, I was discussing with a man in one of our practicas. I’d seen him a few times before, always in class or practica; He’d come once, then drop out for a few months and come back.
So, the UK Tango Festival & Championship which took place this weekend was a wonderful event – very well prepared, wonderful teachers, a beautiful dance floor and great great great dancers. But the most exciting part was definitely the competition. If you read this blog you know we have mixed views about tango competitions, but the competition was actually […]
A bit of love for tired tango feet! Reflexology is extremely relaxing and soothes pain that may come from dancing too much. So, reflexology is based on the theory that different points on the feet correspond with different areas of the body: the big toe represents the head and the lateral sides of the feet reflect the shoulders, knees, and […]
When you think about it, it’s really weird, all these tango competition things… doesn’t it seem at odds with what tango is all about? You know: improvisation, fun, something relaxing to do on a Saturday night, a place to meet people and leave the world behind. And the official tango competition – for which we have […]