Tag Archives: tango

Tango Leaders Technique, Giro Enrosque & Lapiz (Balance, Dissociation, Control)

Dear tango dancer, Technique exercises: Need them for your tango, don’t love them half the time. We knooooow. You’d rather dance with a partner, and feel that “OMG-I’m-flying” feeling that comes with a good tanda. But as a dancer you MUST practice and train on your own. Ask yourself: “How can I dance a movement […]

Tango Training: A Simple Exercise For Better Dissociation, Strength & Posture (At Home Practice)

Tango Dancer, “How can I practice if I don’t have a partner?” Ambitious tango students ask us variations of this question at least once a week. They assume that tango = partner dance = partner practice. No one ever told them that individual practice can be even more valuable for their tango journey. Did you […]

Tango Christmas Q&A / How & Why We Started + Where We Purchase Clothes & Shoes

Tango Dancer, Merry Christmas! & thank you for a wonderful 2019 with you! We’ve been blessed with wonderful interactions with so many of you this year. Our goal is to create a community of dancer that is all about connection, friendliness and the willingness to take on the tango challenge. Thank you for being a […]

Tango Pivots: 7 Tips For Balance In The Pivots (Tango Technique)

Dear dancer, For the end of 2019, let’s rewind a bit, will you? It’s Wednesday evening way back in 2013… I have just left a milonga, and instead of having that high I usually get from dancing, I feel insecure and frustrated. See, I’ve decided to improve my tango recently… so I’m careful about my […]

Tango Walking: A 4-Step Process To Improve Your Tango Walk (Tango Technique)

Dear tango dancer, There are A LOT of contradicting assumptions out there when it comes to the tango walk … that it’s only for beginners and once you’ve learned it you should focus on more sophisticated steps … that the importance of mastering your tango walking has been “invented” by tango teachers to keep having work… … or, […]

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 […]

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 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. […]