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How to dance like a man?

November 26, 2017 |

I doubt that there is a tango dancer who do not asks himself how the partners feel him? The next question is usually how to dance more like a man? What is that makes a dance manly?

Tango … Read More

Dancing to… Te aconsejo que me olvides

November 26, 2017 |

Dear gancho readers,

No tango can be danced same twice…

In these series, we select a song and share with you few videos of performances on it by different dancers.

For this last edition of 2017 my tango-wish song is about accepting and forgiving what passed … Read More

Of tango DJs, tandas and cortinas

November 26, 2017 |

A friend of mine, milonguera from San Francisco, likes to repeat – if you have a tango-related question, you will undoubtedly find an answer in the universe of tango lyrics. While this statement is mostly related to “profound questions”, … Read More

I wish I could do the cabeceo! How to ask anyone to dance–Christmas edition

November 26, 2017 |

Holiday Milongas and Galas are up and coming, are you still feeling overwhelmed in a milonga environment? Does even talking about this, make you dread agreeing to all these facebook invites? Do you still need to give yourself the “TALK”…? … Read More

Tango festivals Networking– Make the most out of your festivals this summer

August 9, 2017 |

We are well into summer and Tango festivals have already started. If it’s your first or your 50th one I think you will find some of the tips in video#1 very helpful, as it is intended to get you more … Read More

It is now winter in Buenos Aires…

August 9, 2017 |

Venice is really hot in summer… and humid.

“It’s OK”, she smiled back.

The black shadow on her cheek was now even bigger. The summer paints strange patterns on the faces of the tangeros who dance in non-air-conditioned venues.

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Waiting…

August 9, 2017 |

Zuzana Smékalová is a tanguera and tango DJ from Bratislava, Slovakia who played in a Slovak movie. We have had a chat with her regarding her experience in this movie. Hopefully, you will enjoy it as much as we do.

 

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Tango Therapy – Tango is for men

August 9, 2017 |

„Tango-therapy“

Social Skills Tango Therapy in the judicial psychiatric hospital of Naples, in the male department in Secondigliano.

“Tango is for men”

Tango arose as an introvert and popular dance that was practiced just by men; after many years it … Read More

Dancing to… Lejos de ti

May 8, 2017 | 1

Dear gancho readers,

No tango can be danced same twice…

In these series, we select a song and share with you few videos of performances on it by different dancers.

In the heart of spring and vals is the chosen … Read More

My “Critical Value” in Tango

May 8, 2017 |

With me it’s simple – if there’s feeling, I’m the happiest girl in the ronda. But it’s a two-way street and everything depends on how vulnerable I allow myself to be at any given time.

Some time ago (about 4 … Read More

One Twenty

May 8, 2017 |

It all started as a curiosity and it ended up like a nice experiment! I am a heavy tango “consumer” and watching  tango related movies, performances is part of my daily routines. Recently I came across this performance on Osvaldo … Read More

Tango. Priorities. (Gran valores del Tango)

May 8, 2017 | 2

Tango is a social dance so everybody dance with everybody.  “Intermediate” dancers dance with “intermediate”, “advanced” – with “advanced”.

Recently a friend of mine has written a big post about who is supposed dance with whom but doesn’t  and in … Read More

YOU NEED TO GET YOUR TANGO PRIORITIES STRAIGHT…#1: EMBELLISHMENTS!

May 8, 2017 |

A friend and student recently told me this: “I want to change my Tango priorities. Maybe do some work on embellishments.I would like to focus more around the dance itself instead of myself IN the dance.”

Hey hey… I know… … Read More

Dancing to… Que Dios te ayude

February 5, 2017 |

Dear gancho readers,

No tango can be danced same twice…

In these series, we select a song and share with you few videos of performances on it by different dancers.

All of them so beautiful, yet so different!

This time … Read More

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