A Beautiful Conversation. Technique for Mixing Tango Elements

We all know that tango is a language in its own right. And once your grammar and vocabulary are in place, beautiful conversations start flowing and deep connections happen. This is a collection of lessons for tango writers.

 

Recommended study time for this collection is 11 weeks.

Combination Giro-Girada-Rebote

Just one of the tips of this class: during the giro, leaders, surround the follower and hold softly her back. In this way you'll help her pivot.
Music: Gitana Russa (Ricardo Malerba Y Su Orquesta Típica, singer Orlando Medina).

25.59 min Giro Rebote Elements

Combination Gancho – Sandwich

A lesson with technical tips about how the connection of these two elements opens up new possibilities for musical interpretation.
Music: Porteño y Bailarín (Orquesta Carlos Di Sarli, singer Jorge Durán).

9.35 min Elements

Combination Boleo – Barrida. Detailed Technique

Highlights of some of the particularities of this combination – how to do it so that it comes natural for both dancers.
Music: Porteño y Bailarín (Orquesta Carlos Di Sarli, singer Jorge Durán).

22.30 min Barrida Boleo

Combination Boleo – Barrida. Insights and Shapes

Just a tip: Sebastian draws your attention to the way of leading the boleo – the movement is built over the whole dance and it is not caused by a single pressure.
Music: Porteño y Bailarín (Orquesta Carlos Di Sarli, singer Jorge Durán).

18.33 min Barrida Boleo

Mixed Technique – Legs Interaction

More than by the level of difficulty of what they perform, great tango dancers are better defined by their ability to understand more than one style and emotion proposed by the dance. This class is a result of all the maestros' experience.

10.23 min Elements

Mixed Technique – Barrida, Rebote

You'll find inhere the concept of rebote put in the context of two different types of barridas. A different approach leads to a differet feeling.
Music: Cantemos corazón (orquesta Carlos Di Sarli; singers Roberto Florio, Jorge Duran).

10.55 min Rebote Barrida

Mixed Technique – Sacada, Enrosque, Ocho Loco

More than focusing on technique, this class demonstrates different types of expressivity and tango learning styles.
Music: Cantemos corazón (orquesta Carlos Di Sarli; singers Roberto Florio, Jorge Duran).

12.36 min Sacada Ocho Enrosque

Combination Barrida – Gancho

Followers will see in this lesson the important aspect of changing the usual contact with the floor when doing the barrida.
Music: El Adiós (Orchestra Osvaldo Pugliese, singer Jorge Maciel).

13.31 min Elements Barrida

Combination Giro – Colgada – Double Time

An important class for followers - a circular feeling while doing the giro; information about the embrace and placement of legs.
Music: Porteño y Bailarín (Orquesta Carlos Di Sarli, singer Jorge Durán).

18.42 min Sacada Elements Musicality

Soltada – Meanings, Feelings and Insights

Three types of soltadas – in contact, partial and total – their principles and how the leader prepares the follower for it - all taught in this class.
Music: Cantemos corazón (orquesta Carlos Di Sarli; singers Roberto Florio, Jorge Duran).

15.37 min Elements