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My personal little Tango lessons shared with you

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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Stillness in movement

Stillness in movement. The paradox of Argentine tango You have to be Argentine to understand tango music! Right? Wrong! If you´re looking for an expert for tango music listen to Steve Morrall. If you have already some experience in dancing … Continue reading

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Watch the Tango orchestras

Watch the Tango orchestras!? So what? Shouldn´t we rather listen to them? Yes, of course we should listen, but somtimes it is helpful to watch them perform to get a better understanding of the music. Look, as tango dancers we … Continue reading

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Thoughts by tango teacher and musician Steve Morrall about dancing tangos from Osvaldo Pugliese

Thoughts by tango teacher and musician Steve Morrall about dancing tangos from Osvaldo Pugliese Some days ago my friend Steve Morrall who is one of the tango teachers I appreciate most, posted his notes about one of their musicality workshops … Continue reading

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The African Roots of Argentine Tango

The African Roots of Argentine Tango Here I found a video about the African roots of Argentine Tango.  Which are the origins of “Argentine” Tango? So Tango historians have different opinions about the question which where the dances and cultures … Continue reading

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