The Taste of True Joy. Milonga

You aren’t complete until you haven’t danced a tanda of milonga. In order to free your true self, in order to feel the genuine taste of joy and play, take the time to build a deep friendship with it, to welcome it into your body and milonga will generously reward, not only you but also your partner!

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 7 weeks.

Milonga. Combination of Steps. Simple Rhythm and Traspie

A great tool to prepare your body for the milonga rhythm is combining simple milonga steps with traspie. This is the lesson that will be your guide in this quest. And of course your complete involvement is required. The more you practice, the more you get used to the milonga rhythm and vice versa.

4.05 min Musicality Milonga Elements

Milonga. Combination of Steps with Traspie Rhythm

We already know that constant practice is what transforms us in masters of joy and play, masters of milonga that is. For a more intense practice of your milonga, just incorporate traspie in your exercises, as often as possible. In this lesson you'll find a fun and effective way of doing it.

6.25 min Musicality Milonga Elements

Milonga. Combination of Steps with Sacada 1

We'll start with an exercise in order to prepare the ground for introducing a little sacada in our milonga steps. Once again, a proper axis, individual posture, change of weight done right is what’s going to ensure that sacada will only intensify the feeling of joy in our dance!

9.53 min Elements Milonga Sacada

Milonga. Combinations of Steps with Sacada 2

When you enter a game that you like, you want to play it again and again. You become addicted. In the good way. Practice the sacadas, make them circular, reverse all these movements. Everything on milonga rhythm of course. And you’re on your way to becoming not only the ultimate milonga player, but also winner.

8.23 min Elements Milonga Sacada

Milonga. Combinations of Steps with Rebound

Rebounds and crosses could change the way you dance milonga forever, as they will always help you catch up with the rhythm. That’s the thing in milonga – you should follow the rhythm. And getting into a long term, love relationship with it is only possible through constantly training your body and ear.

15.09 min Milonga Rebote

Milonga. Combination of Steps with Ochos 2

After having played a lot, practiced that is, the milonga rhythm should be already feeling at home in your body. Now it’s the time to learn how to navigate the pista, on the same crazy fun milonga steps. Of course!

7.41 min Elements Milonga Ocho