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11/29/2012 at 02:25 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
The “Milonguero Dip” is an embellishment (adorno) to the woman’s forward cross. Whenever a woman is taking a forward cross with her left foot, the man dips down onto his left foot and leads her to a quick counter-clockwise pivot. He then steps back with his right and she steps forward into the close side of the embrace with her right.

 

11/28/2012 at 01:31 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A volcada (tilt, to tip over) is when the leader and follower both lean forward, off-axis, into one another. This is also referred to as in carpa (tent).

 

10/25/2012 at 01:27 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Steps for the Social Dance Floor: Giro with Rulo to Enrosque to Sacada to Calesita Clint Rauscher and Shelley Brooks 10/22/2012 "Motivo Sentimental" by Carlos di Sarli with Alberto Podestá singing.

 

07/06/2012 at 11:32 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class examined both circular and linear boleos.

 

06/19/2012 at 02:15 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we took requests from our students and worked on concepts that they wanted to work on. Each couple had their own things that they wanted to work on and this demo puts them all together.

 

06/09/2012 at 11:55 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we start by walking with the leaders changing weight without leading the women to change weight. Then we walk and switch to cross system and perform small sacadas as we walk.

 

06/05/2012 at 02:45 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
We started by looking at very compact variations on the ocho cortado, for small spaces.

 

05/19/2012 at 11:09 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class demo is from a class on adding rhythmic embellishments to the ocho cortado using the music of Juan d'Arienzo. We looked at embellishments for both men and women.

 

04/23/2012 at 10:19 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A back sacada (displacement) is when one dancer steps backwards into the space that their partner just vacated.

 

04/01/2012 at 12:00 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Twisty Ganchos

 

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