Tango Turns: Giro with Acceleration (Molinete)

Tango dancer, Do you know that moment at the end of the tango songs when the music speeds up? It’s called the variation. It’s the moment when I used to ‘panic’ and do too much, anticipate, lose my balance… whereas tango is inviting us to stay grounded and speed up in a controlled way… So, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tango Dancing: How To Connect With Anyone // With Pepa Palazon

Tango dancer Do you sometimes feel that you can’t read your partner well? Have you ever been unsure about what your partner is trying to lead? Do you sometimes feel disconnected from your partner? Have you ever been confused about how your tango embrace should feel like…? Relaxed? Firm? Would you like to know how […]

The Tango Dancer’s Guide to core muscles –

If you’ve taken tango classes – or any type of dance class for that matter – you’ve probably heard about core muscles a few times. We’ve heard so much about abs, crunching and 6-pack abs that I remember being quite confused about what core muscles are…. I tended to over-contract my abs muscles instead of gently activating […]

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 […]

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 […]