The First Dance

The First Dance

Imagine this…  You are attending an out of town Milonga and signal a lady that you have never met to dance using the “cabeceo”.  You take her to the dance floor, embrace and take your first step.  Will she be able to tell how good or bad the dance and tanda will be...
Walking Straight….

Walking Straight….

Why is it that many tangueros and tangueras have a hard time walking in a straight line?  Many times, it could be the leads’ “fault”, but regardless, both leads and followers should work on improving their own technique.  Let’s analyze some examples: Simple Walk: In...
Focus on your local Tango community too!

Focus on your local Tango community too!

Everyone in a Tango community should be focused on growing the community at large, creating better dancers, better leads, better followers, better understanding of what Tango is, the music, the culture…it’s a packaged deal!  Below are just a few things that are taken...
The First 3 Minutes of a Tanda!

The First 3 Minutes of a Tanda!

Hmmm – what should I do on a 3-song tanda?  Throw every step  and embellishment I know on all three songs?  How about NOT! I know that at the beginning (and not so much at the beginning for many) everyone wants to do all the steps and embellishments on their...
Tango Etiquette!

Tango Etiquette!

I know that everyone has heard about Tango Etiquette and the Codes of the Milonga at one point or another;  but hearing about it and applying it are two different things and most often than not, Tangueros and Tangueras forget or decide not to use them…why?  These...