Tango without connection is pointless. Without the connection we might as well be doing some solo activity. It is this connection that drives us as social dancers back to the Milongas week after week. There are two parts to this connection though, one is the obvious physical connection that we can feel through touch, the other part is the connection through the music.
When both the leader and follower are connected to the music as the common thread between them, the Tango connection goes to a different level. Apart from the beauty and depth of Traditional Tango, the fact that all around the world we are dancing to the same finite set of Traditional Tangos creates a common connection between all the Tangueras and Tangueros around the world.
Without the music, Tango simply won’t be what it is. Hence the need to study the music in depth. Think about the number of songs we dance to in a week, a month, a year. For a regular social dancer, this would be between 2000 to 6000 songs per year depending on how crazy you are about Tango. Think about the number of hours spent dancing to those songs. Now think about how much attention you were paying to those songs. If only you knew the details behind those songs and have been practicing fundamental musicality for every one of those songs you were dancing to, think about the progress you would have made within a year and what you would have brought to the table in terms of your contribution towards the Tango connection with your partner.
This is what this course is about… to help you to differentiate between your Di Sarli and D’Arienzo, Tanturi and Troilo, the nuances within the beats and the phrases and to develop a strong foundation to build on your musicality, to make sure that you make every song count when you dance whether it is in the classes, Practicas, Milongas, Festivals or Marathons. We have worked hard to create a course structure that can be delivered virtually over Zoom. Please do join us, it will be lots of fun 🙂 Thank you for supporting us during these extraordinary times 🙏🙏🙏