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11/27/2015 at 09:31 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
The main focus of this class is the idea of having the follower change weight in order to enter into cross system rather than the leader. Then we added a short figure including a cruzada (cross), with a parada (stop) mordida (bite).

 

12/16/2014 at 12:17 AM in blog folder icon Vals Classes
In this class, we looked at using back crosses in vale and tango.

 

06/04/2014 at 11:23 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Sacada with Change of Direction

 

01/21/2014 at 09:07 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we show one of our favorite steps. I love the flow of this step, it really feels great to lead and follow. I often describe it as a wave that is flowing over and around rocks. We are constantly going around one another and changing directions.

 

01/20/2014 at 02:59 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we look at playing with forward and back crosses in the rhythm of vals.

 

01/20/2014 at 02:56 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This is part 1 of a series in vals (waltz). In this class, we look at vals with a special emphasis on finding the 1 (the strong beat) and then using either the 2 or the 3 (the weak beats).

 

06/11/2013 at 07:18 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we focused on Alterations (or Changes of Direction) to both sides of the embrace. The primary focus was on musicality. The first part of the step is very floaty and smooth, then the changes of direction are very rhythmic and the final part is smooth again. The changes of direction use the quick-quick-slow rhythm.

 

05/15/2013 at 09:53 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Creative circular boleos from both forward crosses, back crosses and soltada.

 

04/23/2013 at 03:04 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we examine the basic technique for a gancho and then look at some creative ganchos such as reverse ganchos and twisty ganchos. We also combined the gancho with boleos and colgadas.

 

04/19/2013 at 05:46 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class was the second in our series on Soltadas. We focused on building compression within the embrace and using an impulse to create expansion. As always, this video does not cover everything we talked about in the class, but tries to cover some of the major concepts. We also discussed how these concepts can be applied to our more traditional tango.

 

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