Tag: connection


  • Are you reading or are you dancing?

    Are you reading or are you dancing?

    We are trained to keep our attention focused on another person (often a stranger) for about 10 minutes that a tanda lasts. Whoever dances without focusing on their partners is probably dancing something else…  not Tango. So why not be able to focus ourselves on a text (often from a stranger) for half the time…

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  • Tango Idoru

    Tango Idoru

    So let’s assume you have software that can write this emotional music that touches you. Would it be enough to have a computer on stage hit the play button and let it play “live”? Would that constitute a live performance? Would you consider this software as an artist? I guess not.

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  • What story are you telling?

    What story are you telling?

    “I now understand how important it is to listen to a lot of music.” A good friend (follower) told me recently. She explained that when she knows the song she feels more confident and natural for her to also contribute to the dance.

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  • Is social tango good for shows?

    Is social tango good for shows?

    So given this contradiction, I was asking myself if social tango is good enough for performances. I mean how much would people be interested in looking at couples dancing with simple steps, without big colgadas, back sacadas, complex ganchos, and all kinds of fancy moves?

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  • Connection

    Connection

    This… the ability to sense your partner’s body within your chest, your core, your own body and eventually feel it as if it is part of your own body, is maybe the answer to the incompleteness of the previous post which satisfies our deep need for connection.

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