Feb 102008
 

Argentine Tango is a social danceArgentine Tango is not about flying legs and melodramatic performances of emotion. (Although you’re welcome to do it that way if you want to.) It is a social dance that anyone of any age can do, to any music or no music, to create an extraordinary experience with another person, without any small talk. It does not require previous dance experience or rhythm. (In fact one tango musician claims that tango dancers are often “atemporal”).

Social Argentine Tango is not exactly a spectator sport. It’s all about the experience inside the embrace, which is so powerful that people alternately call it a form of healing and an addiction…

 10 February 2008