Technique

Balance is not a character virtue

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So many students say “I have bad balance” as if they are describing their shoe size or model of smartphone.

Balance is not an innate character virtue or flaw. It’s a skill.

Importantly, tango balance is not the same as ballet balance, because in tango we build our balance with our partner, not alone, and that collaborative structure responds to changing lateral force…

We call the biomechanics of tango balance The Arch of Connection, and you can learn about it in our free video which presents the TangoForge 5 Biomechanical Tools.

 

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Do you want to be a better dancer

but don’t feel you are getting what you need from your teachers?

Or do you get contradictory advice from different partners?

I got tired of hearing men tell me to be “natural”, “don’t do anything”, and “you’re floppy”, followed by “you’re stiff” …  So I studied biomechanics until I could teach perfect connection quickly.

We now have video solo practice courses that you can do at home to improve your knowledge, confidence, balance, and grace.

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