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Friendly but not Friends

Dear Dancers, I write today with a sad confirmation of things I suspected. I hope to learn that it is somehow incomplete. As you know, TangoForge has been documenting our knowledge of tango in various online education tools. In these 7 years, I’ve made many different “offers”, and collected data on the various results. I […]

Why I will never call myself ‘nuevo’

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My foes are absolutely certain that I am one of those nuevo dancers, toes grazing my shoulders, back turned to my partner, dancing to ambient music in strange shoes. Actually it’s beyond nuevo, it’s not even tango anymore. My fans, who yearn for self-expression and are often berated for that, cluster around hoping that I will protect and expand the territory of freedom.

Protected: Giros

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Protected: Biomechanics: A world of expression inside of every step

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Protected: Colgada for Jürgen and Rena

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TangoForge i Sverige 1: Notes

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5 Biomechanical Tools arch of connection projection transfer of weight power/co-contraction change of embrace The Biomechanics Solo workout video (sent to you before the workshop): Fierce Balance. Biomechanics 1: Projection   The Anatomy Tour base leg, free leg joints: wrist, elbow, shoulder, hips, knee, ankle internal/external rotation base leg ALWAYS in external rotation free leg […]

lateral and vertical shoulder flexion

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  First we show LATERAL shoulder flexion (Roberto faces the camera) then we show VERTICAL shoulder flexion (side view)  

Protected: Best of TangoForge 2016 Notes: 10.December

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