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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

The Art of a Follower

February 5, 2017 |

To all dear Tangueras! Have you been to a milonga and caught yourself thinking: “I don’t, I feel bored” or “You know, it is the energy in the milonga” or “It really depends on who is going” or “After dancing … Read More

Why do we love tango?

February 5, 2017 |

I started with tango because of a girl; but I started to love tango because I found in it something that I could not find in any other activity. For me it was a non-verbal way to express what I … Read More

When does tango end?

February 5, 2017 |

Looking through some old tango notes I found one from March 2014. It was about me noticing a change in my embrace. So I took the note and put some new thoughts in it.

‘Two days ago I had … Read More

Why leading and following actually work

February 5, 2017 | 1

Did you ever ask yourself how it is possible for two people to coordinate their movements to tango music so precisely as to practically become one constantly shape-shifting entity? Have you ever watched a particularly skillful tango performance and been … Read More

Dancing to Sueño Azul

December 1, 2016 |

Dear gancho readers,

No tango can be danced same twice…

We want to start a new series in gancho: “Dancing to…” In these series, we will select a song and share with you few videos of performances to the same song … Read More

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