Tango Class Pressure

Tango Class Pressure

How do you feel when the teacher draws close to you in class? Do you feel a little bit like Bugs Bunny in the above cartoon? Well, it may be good to know you are not alone! As teachers, we’re very used to students growing very tense whenever they think we are...
The 3 E’s

The 3 E’s

Between now and Christmas, we’ll be working on the the three “E”s – our three pillars of tango! The three E’s remain the three E’s whether you’re talking in English or Spanish: Equilibrio/Equilibrium. Elegancia/Elegance....
Tango Tennis Anyone?

Tango Tennis Anyone?

We were happy to welcome a new intake of Beginners on the first week of our Tango Crash Course last Saturday. As always, it was a complete pleasure to reveal some of the secrets of Argentine tango to people who had never experienced it before. We never get tired of...
Tango Core – 5 Home Truths

Tango Core – 5 Home Truths

These days, it’s the word that’s on everyone’s lips. The core. Whenever something goes well in your dance. Whenever something goes not so well. It’s all down to your core. And there’s no doubt that using the core is key to good tango technique. But is it your free...
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...