October 7, 2019

Tango is often called a ‘walking dance’, perhaps in the sense that there is movement around the room rather than in one place. But it is not just a linear dance, it also involves turns and curves.

The last couple of weeks, we have started to focus on how to bring those...

September 23, 2019

The cross (La cruzada) as shown by Osvaldo Zotto & Mora Godoy 

3 weeks in to your tango journey!

You might be getting more familiar with our teaching style by now! Always we start with warming up exercises and a recap on posture and technique for walking.

I personally lik...

September 16, 2019

Welcome back!

We really hope you are starting to enjoy your journey!  This week was really about reinforcing some of the things we started with last week. Repetition is so much a part of learning tango, well learning most things actually. We need to get things in to our...

September 8, 2019

Let’s recap what we did in our first lesson:

We started with some warm up exercises. Useful ones to do at home are pointing and flexing the feet and rotating the ankles both ways. These help to strengthen the ankles. Remember the imaginary beach ball? Holding it front o...

October 3, 2018

I think everyone, at least to begin with, finds it difficult to remember all the things we have to be aware of regarding our posture while dancingTango.

Here's a little infographic to help you remember some of the basic things we always cover in class.

If you can practic...

November 8, 2016

Hello and welcome! 

If you are reading this, it may well be because you have either just started to learn Tango or are thinking about learning tango.

Thinking back to the very first day that I started dancing Argentine Tango I remember distinctly wanting to run away and...

May 8, 2016

 

A recent tanda and watching Masterchef, inspires me to write something about the similarities between dancing (tango of course!) and cooking. I'm sure it's been done before, but hey ho, here's my take on it.

 

A good chef has some idea about what he's going to cook, hav...