Tango Argentino > "milonguero" website

Discussion in 'Tango Argentino' started by Zoopsia59, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. Zoopsia59

    Zoopsia59 Well-Known Member

    So... back to the topic.. which was mushrooms I think...

    No wait. It was the website I linked.

    My personal reaction to it is that is seems a bit heavy on the side of follower embellishments. I'd hate for people to get an idea that tango occurs in the feet from the knees down.
     
  2. LoveTango

    LoveTango Member

    I don't like to watch over-embellished dances, like having too much garlic in a dish.;)
     
  3. newbie

    newbie Well-Known Member

    "It's supposed to embellish, you know.", I heard a teacher say to a beginner who was making one any time she got the chance.
     
  4. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    making one what?
     
  5. AndaBien

    AndaBien Well-Known Member

    One of the most miserable dances I ever had was when on every ocho to my partner's R, she had to stop and catch my R foot with her L, no exceptions. I had to figure out how to dance without that particular lead.
     
  6. newbie

    newbie Well-Known Member

    I've got somthing similar once, a follower who would touch my foot in passing, every time she was doing a front ocho (just after her pivot; there is usually a leader's foot near). Once I noticed, our tango became more corrida-like, as I evaded the touch by swiftly moving my foot out of reach. Ole! Ole!
     

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