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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.
Creative circular boleos from both forward crosses, back crosses and soltada.
Serpentina means snake like, because it looks like two snakes intertwined.
In this class, we demonstrate both changes of direction and changes of front with an emphasis on embellishments.
This class primarily focused on linear volcadas initiated from back crosses.
This class examined both circular and linear boleos.
We started by looking at very compact variations on the ocho cortado, for small spaces.
A baldosa is a large tile. You are considered a great tango/milonga dancer if you can dance on a baldosa (i.e. in a small area). The baldosa box is a basic and very useful figure of tango, vals, and milonga
A back sacada (displacement) is when one dancer steps backwards into the space that their partner just vacated.