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Tango lessons 21 to 36: The professional techniques

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 · Category Art & Culture · comments 0

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By the time I get to this level I may be some years from now unless .... I keep to Tango on a weekly basis or even better; twice to three times a week. Watching others and than trying yourself teaches you much of the combination of using technique in conjunction with the music itself. You get to start listening to the music and you don't have to worry about the steps no more.

Advanced Tango styles and techniques

Ballroom tango steps stay close to the floor, while the Rio de la Plata Tango (Uruguayan and Argentine) includes moves such as the boleo (allowing momentum to carry one's leg into the air) and gancho (hooking one's leg around one's partner's leg or body) in which the feet travel off the ground. Both Uruguayan and Argentine tango features other vocabulary foreign to ballroom, such as the parada (in which the leader puts his foot against the follower's foot), the arrastre (in which the leader appears to drag or be dragged by the follower's foot), and several kinds of sacada (in which the leader displaces the follower's leg by stepping into her space).

Tango lesson 21: Giro completo con arrastre planeo y voleo

Tango lesson 22: Passito con cadencia

Tango lesson 23: Arroje con cambio de frente

Tango lesson 24: Paraditas con cambio de frente

Tango lesson 25: Sacada con cambio de frente y empujadita

Tango lesson 26: Sacada de costado con cambio de frente y voleo

Tango lesson 27: Enrosque con rulo

Tango lesson 28: Enrosque completo con voleo y sacadas

Tango lesson 29: Rulo con enrosque y sacadas de ambos

Tango lesson 30: Series de ganchos

Tango lesson 31: Empuje con sacada y gancho del hombre

Tango lesson 32: Adagio

Tango lesson 33: Voladita de la mujer

Tango lesson 34: Paseo enlazado

Tango lesson 35: Figura con bicicleta

Tango lesson 36: Paso con traspie de ambos

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