01 Start Here – Connected Walking Visualization

Visualize Connected Success

Visualize Connected Success

There are some commonly known tests on visualizations that go like this: A group of basketball players scored their free throw scores by averaging a 100 throws. Then they broke into smaller groups.

Group 1 did not practice. Group 2 practiced every day for ten minutes. Group 3 visualized making baskets […]

02 Dynamic Embrace

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Rusty & Jo after performance glow

Many tango dancers sign their emails: “Abrazos” for the famous Argentine Tango Abrazo. Abrazos means arms or hugs or embrace!

Dynamic Embrace – Jo and Rusty

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03 The Tango Walk

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Inside and Outside Partner Walking

In open and close position Forward and backward walking techniques Foot positions and techniques Proximity of partners feet Scissor structure

The Tango Walk – Inside and Outside Partner

Expand the presentation window clicking the “all arrows” button with your mouse. You can navigate frame to frame […]

04 Tac un Tac

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6 Simple Steps to Start Dancing Now

Benefits Careful Focus on Partner Fine Tuning Your “Radar” – everyone has it — hold a squirming baby or walk your grandma across the street Full and Complete Weight Changes Using the Feet to Create Musicality 3 Dimension of Tango

Bending Knees as You Step Note: If I […]

05 Cruzada – The Tango Cross

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The Argentine Tango Cruzadas

The tango cruzada is a cultural icon in the tango family repertoire of steps. The cruzada can be: Linear or circular – Left over right – Right over left – Done in tandem – Done solo – Repeated consecutively. The cruzada is the hallmark of tango and as such it is […]

Left Rock Turn

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09 – The 6 Step Box – The Baldosa

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Learn a 6 step box

Adding side steps to your walk timing – slows and quicks proximity of feet turning the box

Choreography

Walk through the 6 step box Add in quick steps on the close turn it to move down the floor Try it in both open and close position

Exercises

pointing, lunge […]

10 – The 8 Step Basic

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The Argentine Tango 8 Step Basic

Why learn the 8 Step Basic There are many good reasons. It is the way to integrate the nature of stepping in tango when done with pure side, forward and back steps. By applying all of the tango foundation to the 8 step basic there is a lot […]