Are Dancers Attitudes to Nuevo/Alternative Music Limiting Tango?

Published August 4th 2016Author: Chris Last time I wrote a blog trying to highlight issues arising from peoples attitudes surrounding “traditional” tango music and if this is limiting the appeal of the dance. This time around I’m going to try and look at this same issue from the other side. I’m going to explore whyContinue reading “Are Dancers Attitudes to Nuevo/Alternative Music Limiting Tango?”

Are drills becoming part of the dance?

Published July 11th 2016Author: Chris In my last blog post I highlighted the issue of the modern trend in tango posture. This time I’m going to put forward my theory of why this trend has occurred and discuss the effects on other areas of the dance. Last time I stated that the tango posture hasContinue reading “Are drills becoming part of the dance?”

Thoughts on Posture

Published July 7th 2016Author: Chris The first thing that everyone should learn when they first go to a Tango class is posture. Posture is important to Tango as there is often chest to chest connection and the lead mostly originates from this contact. Therefore normal posture must be adapted to become the “tango posture”. InContinue reading “Thoughts on Posture”