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02/18/2014 at 03:55 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
The steps that we looked at both start with a rebound (rebote) from stepping outside partner in parallel system. In the first step, after the rebound, I step to the side and enter back crosses. In the second step, after the rebound, I turn and lead a very compact ocho cortado. This ocho cortado takes up almost no space and is sometimes called a "milonguero ocho cortado."

 

02/27/2013 at 01:16 AM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class, we demonstrate both changes of direction and changes of front with an emphasis on embellishments.

 

02/12/2013 at 10:02 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Rhythmic Alterations with Cross Over Step and Cadencia

 

02/12/2013 at 06:14 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
Alterations is a concept which includes Arrepentidas, Cambios de Frente (Changes of Front) and Cambios de Dirección (Changes of Direction).

 

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).

 



   

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