Geometric aspects of tango: The architecture of the arch of connection. Direction: For the Mark there are four fundamental directions, all relative to his own body: away from him, toward him, and lateral to him. The Revel’s free leg always moves in the direction indicated by the Mark’s power – to the limit defined by the […]

Ocho cortado

Ocho cortado is a popular cross from side step with a distinctive 90-degree pivot. Procedure The partners pause momentarily in any side step. Then the Mark repositions the arch to trot-system, meaning that he transfers his weight to one foot and, instead of bringing the Revel with him to the mirrored foot, he directs the […]