Stand in front of your partner, at an arm's length. Grab each other's arms. Then, get closer to each other, little by little. Be aware that you and your partner are getting closer. And, notice if, at a certain distance, you suddenly begin to feel...

There is a scene in the movie "Scent of a Woman", where a blind man dances tango. Dancing as if we cannot see our partner can be a good practice. Communication in tango is tactile. Marcas are given and received through the points of touch....

There are reasons why the woman in a dancing couple would not want to do what is marked by her partner, including safety (theirs and others) and preference (e.g. no leg wrap over this man). When she does not like an incoming marca, what can...

Rest your attention on the heart (more precisely, the heart chakra area) of your partner....

Milonguero, milonguera, and milongueros are Spanish words for a man, a woman, and people who frequent milongas, when connotations are dropped....

For a beginner, having a (or multiple) right role model is important. A beginner is often impressionable and the imprinting at this stage can have a long-reaching effect in the future....

A plateau is a time period when we continue to make right efforts but feel that we are not progressing or even becoming worse. We may feel disappointed, doubt ourselves, or even lose interest....

When we dance, a step we do at a moment comes from our active memory at that time - the memory area that are readily available without "thinking". While dancing, we don't have time for digging our archival memory (for example, to find the best...

At the peak of social dancing in Buenos Aires, different neighborhoods of the city had different favored steps. People in some neighborhoods liked gancho, people in another liked ocho cortado, and people in yet another liked to do giros. Which steps were favored by which...

Imagine yourself dancing tango. Your best dance. Your dance that sends the chill of excitement through your vein. Imagine you are dancing to one of your favorite songs. Imagine your dance from the beginning of the song to the end of it. Follow your dance...