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10/20/2010 at 04:52 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A Barrida (a sweep, a drag) is the dragging of a partner’s free leg during a Caminata (walk) or Giro (turn). During this series, we will examine the proper technique for leading and following both external and internal Barridas in both open and close embrace.

 

10/20/2010 at 02:47 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A Sacada (displacement) is when one dancer steps into the space that their partner just vacated. In this class, we will look at Internal and External Forward Sacadas for both men and women. We will also look at the difference between Low and High Sacadas.

 

09/27/2010 at 05:38 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class focuses on a Simple Turn to the Open Side of the Embrace with Man's Sacada.

 

09/27/2010 at 05:36 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class focuses on a Turn to the Open Side of the Embrace starting from Cross System on the Close Side of the Embrace. As embellishments, we looked at a forward circular boleo for the woman and back cruzadas for the man when getting into and out of cross system.

 

09/27/2010 at 05:29 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Embellishments (Adornos) are small foot, leg or body movements that dancers work into their dance that are not functional, but rather embellish their steps. Since women do not dictate the steps, rhythm or direction of the dance, they use embellishments to express their personality within the dance. Men can also perform embellishments to add flavor to their movements.

 

09/27/2010 at 05:26 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A Barrida (a sweep, a drag) is the dragging of a partner’s free leg during a Caminata (walk) or Giro (turn).

 

09/27/2010 at 05:17 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
A Colgada is when the woman is lead completely off of her vertical axis to lean away from the man. The man also leans back to counter-balance the woman. In this class we will look at Back Colgadas, Side Colgadas and Single-Axis Turns while in Colgada.

 

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