Tango Argentino > Videos > Girls lead girls

Discussion in 'Videos' started by bordertangoman, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

  2. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    Ooooh, very nice!!!
  3. bastet

    bastet Active Member

  4. Captain Jep

    Captain Jep New Member

    I'm in love! :cool:

    Great stuff : pretty impressive with the girl leading in heels
  5. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    rather than being led by them!
  6. Lilly_of_the_valley

    Lilly_of_the_valley Well-Known Member

  7. samina

    samina Well-Known Member

    isn't that wonderful!

    amazing that they don't trip on each other's heels.
  8. bastet

    bastet Active Member

    You're right! I wasn't looking over close. Silvina is a good leader. I've danced with her a couple of times as a follower.
  9. wonderwoman

    wonderwoman Well-Known Member

  10. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    Oh, you lucky girl!
  11. tangobro

    tangobro Active Member

    Silvina Valz' technique

    Silvina Valz is a good leader and a great instructor. I've been to workshops with her and her dance partner Oliver Kolker. She has led me through moves so I would know better how to lead them (yes, I'm a guy that has learned how to follow in tango a little bit). She teaches some slight nuances of the lead that make a big difference in comfort for the woman.

    Some of the comments on the YT clip mention how hard it is to lead in high heels. In her women's technique workshops I've overheard her stressing groundedness for the ladies - is that groundedness what allows her to lead despite the heels?

    Since "groundedness" is such vague term - what I mean is that I was taught to be grounded when dancing milonga by keeping the knees slightly flexed, with the hips, shoulders & head over the balls of the feet, my center of gravity low, and the heels slightly raised.

    BTW - to see Silvina following while dancing milonga compare her YT clips dancing with Oliver Kolker and with El Flaco Dani.

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