Mugre in Tango

Mugre in Tango

“Mugre” is a word you may have heard in tango often by more experienced tango dancers. You may hear them comment “they have great technique but their tango lacks a bit of mugre”. And if you look up the dictionary definition of “mugre” (pronounced...
Step Amnesia

Step Amnesia

If there is one concern raised by the leaders in our classes time and time again, it is this: “When I get on the dance floor, my mind goes blank. I can’t remember a single step I’ve learnt.” They have come to us as their tango teachers for some words of advice. For a...
It’s Good To Walk

It’s Good To Walk

Students first thinking of taking tango classes are often enticed in by a simple phrase: if you can walk, you can tango! This would convince even the most nervous of students to try a class. And every word of it is true! Tango – in its essence – is simply...
Scent of A Woman

Scent of A Woman

It’s kind of funny now to think that I wouldn’t be dancing tango if it wasn’t for a Hollywood film. Me, who is always complaining about how Hollywood, and the mainstream media, misrepresent and parody tango. My Story Scent of A Woman is a 1992 film with one short,...
Technique Power

Technique Power

I am so looking forward to my Tango Technique Workshop this Saturday … just for the followers! Followers’ Technique is one of my all-time favourite topics. And although we often hold Technique Workshops for both leaders and followers at Tango Movement, there is...
From the Soul …

From the Soul …

We’re very excited to be exploring Tango Vals for the first time in 2017 this Saturday. So here is a little piece of tango history – and inspiration – for you: the legendary Osvaldo Pugliese at the age of 80 playing one of the most beautiful tango...