Book Review: The Art of Leading and Following – Conducción to Intención: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango

Published September 29th 2018Author: Chris Title: The Art of Leading and Following – Conducción to Intención: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango Book 4 Author: Oliver Kent Pages: 115 Published: August 2018 ISBN: 1718074166 Link to Amazon A marked change in style for Oliver Kent’s 4th book when compared to other three in hisContinue reading “Book Review: The Art of Leading and Following – Conducción to Intención: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango”

Book Review: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 2: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango

Published June 8th 2018Author: Chris Title: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 2: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango Author: Oliver Kent Pages: 105 Published: May 2018 ISBN: 9781981480 Link to Amazon A great book that has you nodding in agreement with the author’s observations and also gets you thinking about aspects ofContinue reading “Book Review: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 2: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango”

Book Review: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 1: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango

Published May 29th 2018Author: Chris Title: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 1: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango Author: Oliver Kent Pages: 99 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 9781973157298 Link to Amazon Another useful addition to any Tango library no matter if you are just starting out, an experienced teacher, or want toContinue reading “Book Review: Understanding the Mystery of the Embrace Part 1: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango”

Balance your Axis

Published April 8th 2018Author: Chris Axis is word that gets thrown around by some in the tango world and often by those who do not have a good “axis”. In terms of pure definition, axis is an imagery line about which a body rotates. This is fairly simple to understand by just thinking of theContinue reading “Balance your Axis”

Is improving technique important for tango?

Published October 13th 2016Author: Chris In this blog I want to discuss an issue that has bothered me for some time, what is improvement? When teaching I have been asked several times what can people do to improve and normally I say “just dance”. However, when browsing the internet I have come across a lotContinue reading “Is improving technique important for tango?”