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My personal little Tango lessons shared with you

What do you expect from the men you dance with? A short summary

So, here´s the summary of my survey. Of course this summary is not representative according to scientific standards, but essentially everything has been mentioned here, what I heard from ladies during my entire tango life. So what is important for … Continue reading

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Why is he staring at me

Every now and then the following happens to me. At a milonga or a tango ball, I try to invite a lady in the traditional way with “Mirada and Cabeceo” meaning with eye contact. But she looks away or rather, … Continue reading

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It´s Metin’s fault

Those who danced tango in Munich in the mid-90s can certainly remember Metin Yazir’s Tango exercise evenings at the German-Turkish meeting center in Hermann-Lingg-Street. I too was there regularly. One evening, just taking a break from dancing, cooling myself with a … Continue reading

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Only five steps

Here is a quote from Cacho Dante, which I like a lot: Cacho Dante, Milonguero and Tango teacher “When they did not quite know how to dance, they took 20 (different) steps. When they knew a little more, they made … Continue reading

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Question to all ladies who dance tango: What do you expect from the men you dance with?

What do you expect from a good dancer? Talking with Tango dancers I often have the impression that women value and expect completely different things than their dance partners believe. Therefore my question to all ladies who dance tango: What do … Continue reading

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Last minute offer for tango classes in September and October at Villa La Rogaia

Last minute offer for tango classes in September and October at Villa La Rogaia. Unfortunately two couples of tango dancers who had enrolled in tango classes at Villa La Rogaia had to cancel their holidays. Therefore Villa La Rogaia offers … Continue reading

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Tango and Parkinson

Tango and Parkinson Today it is widely known that dancing Argentine Tango has significant health benefits. Researchers of the McGill University and Montreal Neurological Institute found that not only did dancing Argentine Tango help to overcome physical problems like tremors … Continue reading

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Tango ettiquette. Important advice for the milonga and in some cases for the entire live, imparted in a friendly and humorous way

Tango ettiquette. Important advice for the milonga and in some cases for the entire live, imparted in a friendly and humorous way (Caricatures by Véronique Paquette) Under the title „Les Pas Parfaits“, – „The Perfect Steps“ a group of Canadian … Continue reading

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Chicho and Lucia. The probably best interpretation of the most famous tango

Chicho and Lucia. The probably best interpretation of the most famous tango. If you want to have a great example of musicality in dancing tango take a look at Chicho Frumboli and Lucia Mazer dancing to La Cumparsita. In my … Continue reading

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La caminada – the Tango walk. Want to see some elegant walking? Look here!

La caminada – the Tango walk. Want to see some elegant walking? Look here! Among experienced Argentine Tango dancers it is clear that walking elegantly is one of the signs to recognise a good dancer. Here you see an example … Continue reading

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