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My personal little Tango lessons shared with you

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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New survey reveals: Good Dancers make GOOD Lovers.

New survey reveals: Good Dancers make GOOD Lovers. Men who know how to move on the dance floor know all the right moves in the bedroom, according to a new report. A survey of 2,000 women, commissioned by Phones 4U, … Continue reading

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Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi, incredibly funny and incredibly good

You don´t know Daniela Pucci de Farias and Luis Bianchi? Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi, are world class tango dancers and top tango teachers. Incredibly funny and incredibly good. Here you can see four of their tango videos  – two … Continue reading

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A little Tango lesson: Help me Ronda! Dancing in harmony with all the other dancers on the dance floor

A little Tango lesson: Help me Ronda! Dancing in harmony with all the other dancers on the dance floor Dancing Tango in the “Ronda”, the harmonious round of all the dancers. Nobody tailgates, nobody blocks. Everybody dances with the music, … Continue reading

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What are figures good for?

What are figures good for? I think first we need to define, what is a “figure” in Tango? For me this is pretty obvious. A figure is a part of a choreography. For example a sequence of steps a dancer … Continue reading

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Different types of dancers in a milonga

In this video tango teacher Murat Erdemsel presents in a humorous way different types of dancers you can find in every milonga. Among them the “dance floor non stop teacher “ (you know the guy who never shuts up while … Continue reading

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Which Tango shoes should I wear? About the “right” Tango shoes

About the “right” Tango shoes Every now and then I am asked for my opinion about the right Tango shoes. Actually Tango shoes are one of the most discussed things among Tango dancers. Specially women (YES!:-) can be seen at … Continue reading

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