Our Fundamentals. Embrace and Walk

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Only by learning how to impeccably accomplish the most simple elements of them all, can we reach that desired apex of elegance – the one that doesn’t demand attention, but of which you can’t take your eyes off.

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 6 weeks.

Posture & Embrace

Sebastián and Roxana's special embrace raises new questions and brings new answers on couple harmony, beauty and comfort in dance.
What if we add the same muscular tone in arms, chest, neck, palms and fingers? And what happens when we discover a technical definition for the intention? 

 

This lesson is in Spanish and it has English subtitles. To activate them, please, click on CC in the down right corner of the video, then select English.

12.39 min Embrace

Adapting your Embrace in Dance

Every movement starts in the embrace. But how does it transform from the starting point till the end point? Apart from this, you’ll discover how keeping your body inline can help you a great deal and how stretching has a significant role in achieving a relaxed balance. How to take care simultaneously of your space, her space and the leading? You’ll find the answers to these questions inside this lesson, too.

 

This lesson is in Spanish and it has English subtitles. To activate them, please, click on CC in the down right corner of the video, then select English.

16.41 min Embrace

Embrace. Axis, Space and Connection

We do know that connection is not defined by physical contact. By what then? And does sharing axes actually mean sharing our weight? Head and hands – is their movement a consequence or a cause of our entire body moving? Explore this lesson for insights on these matters.

18.20 min Embrace

Combinations of Steps. Focus on Embrace

Ocho, Parada, Giro – instead of asking how the embrace changes when performing all these elements, let’s see how our body posture helps maintaining that embrace. Isn’t the heartwarming embrace one of the main reasons why we dance tango?

17.27 min Ocho Elements Embrace Giro

Embrace Review With Music

Let yourself be inspired by watching the maestros performing all the elements in the lessons until now. This is a gift video, which you’ll discover inside this collection of lessons. (Music: orquesta – Tanturi Campos, “En el Salon”)

5.27 min Embrace

Posture & Walk. Women Technique

A lesson that offers detailed explanations on body posture. You’ll see what is the correlation between the upper and lower part. You’ll also discover priceless insights about followers’ forward and backward walk, as well as the most common mistakes and ways to avoid them.

15.41 min Embrace Walk

Change of Weight. Coordination of the Couple

If everything starts in the embrace, where does it finish? And where do the individual and the couple take their strength from? Apart from the answers to these questions, you’ll also discover in this video a beautiful secret regarding the technique Sebastián is using while walking.

17.34 min Embrace Walk

Embrace and Walk Coordination. Fundamentals

A lesson that offers an extended explanation on how Sebastián & Roxana use their embrace to stay connected. Some truly great advice on how to practice “walking”, not only in couple, but also alone. The more we prepare by ourselves, the more we have to offer when inside the couple.

15.27 min Embrace Walk

Embrace and Walk Coordination. Combinations of Steps

If tango starts in the embrace, the walk is your tool to put your signature on it, it’s what you use to make every movement you have. Find out in this lesson how to harmoniously coordinate these fundamental components you posses. Elements like sacada will only be there to help.

7.25 min Elements Embrace Walk

A Talk on the Embrace

"Try to not think of the embrace as a tango position, but as a sensation. Only after that, bring it to tango.” – this is just a glimpse into the valuable insights you’ll get in this lesson. Tango is not only steps or technique. It’s, first of all, a culture with a strong, specific philosophy behind. You can’t say you dance tango, until you haven’t explored it.

 

This talk is in Spanish and it has English subtitles. To activate them, please, click on CC in the down right corner of the video, then select English.

8.09 min Embrace