OK, thanks. This is indeed a very difficult area to convey
in writing without the possibility of misinterpretation. But
using phrases like...
Each to their own . . . but please don't characterise
other ways of dancing so pejoratively.
It's a strange phenomenon here that some posters
object to their own deductive inventions of what
I write rather than the more obvious actuality....
Isn't the very idea of a definition limiting?
The problem for me is not definition or the lack of it
but that the term is rather loosely bandied...
I wouldn't be worried about that,
Puppy Castello never was a milonguero,
he didn't dance anything like one and he certainly
was not born early...
Why would they, it isn't necessary and it disruptively
interferes with the connection and the dance.
And by the way, the only thing special about...
It's not my style but I have little problem with it
as a dance. Outstretched arms are always a problem
for others in crowded conditions, some...
I never claimed it to be empirical nor exhaustive,
it's merely my opinion based on my own experiences.
All the many milongas in the centre which...
I agree in principle but in Britain, and in many other countries,
if you know little about partner dance it will be ballroom's standardised
Sometimes I wonder if we are writing in the same language.
"Unchanged" does not mean that at all, it merely
means that the embrace of a couple...
This is social dance not an academic study.
It's quite clear from the many milongas I've attended
that, repeating my post, an improvised dance of...
You don't seem to know much about the wider dance world.
Ballroom might not dance in an embrace but they do dance
Slow Waltz, Viennese Waltz (near...
I'm surprised you think that, it must be that
you have never tried or have never persevered
or just aren't that interested. All of which is OK...
And I am very late to this, but real life is more important
than writing on here.
Reading on, you seem actually to miss the real point.
And you would be wrong!
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