5 fundamental movements of Tango
The 5 movements below are the 5 fundamental movements of tango dancing. Once you know them well, you can combine them to dance full tango songs. If you know these movements, you will be able to dance tango all over the world with any partner.
Once you know these movements, you are ready to move on to improvers level. It usually takes around 3 months to fel comfortable with those moves. You can have a chat with one of the Tango Space teachers, to discuss with them what is the best for you.
What it is:
Walking from Tango Space on Vimeo.
The ochos: back ocho & forward ocho
Fordward Ochos T from Tango Space on Vimeo.
10-backochos-b from Tango Space on Vimeo.
Double Time in the Cross from Tango Space on Vimeo.
The half-giro with parada
Medio giro with parada from Tango Space on Vimeo.
Once you know these movements, you can move to the Improvers level, where you will learn how to adapt to yours partners, start dancing socially, and add sophistication to your dancing with slightly more challenging movements.