Deconstructing tango

Over my nascent tango dance life, I have been asked very often by many, men and women, about my path to tango, the classes I’ve taken, and how I have acquired my skills. The knowledge and my approach that I Read More …

 

Tango on the run

I was seeking relief from the anomie that enshrouded me. I sought every tango venue in Indianapolis; sadly enough though, there were not too many. On one occasion, I drove to Champagne Urbana, in Illinois, there were two couples on Read More …

 

The yoga of tango

Yoga, is a sanskrit word meaning discipline; contrary to popular belief, it does not mean practising exercises that twist your body like a pretzel, that maybe a consequence of a form of yoga. I am not a yogini, and will Read More …

 

The Tango Scoop – BA

La Catedral  is sleepy every night, except Tuesday, when it looks like a beehive during pollination. Feet are flying, bodies are twirling, smoke is swirling, and the chat and charm is sweeter than a honeycomb. Well-dressed dancers expertly execute gaunchos Read More …

 

Talking Tango

I have been in the tango scene for 3 1/2 years now, and have been asked several times to explain certain behaviours displayed, and to interpret the meaning of certain exchanges in the dance arena. So, after delivering my theories Read More …

 

What’s in a tango?

  It is approaching evening, and amidst the bustle to complete my domestic chores, my mind drifts repeatedly to the milonga of the evening; the select one for tonight. In Buenos Aires there is a dizzying number of milongas to Read More …