Tango

tango

Tango is one of the most beautiful of all the dances. It is characterized by earthy and dramatic movements.

One of the most fascinating of all dances, tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in South America in the early twentieth century.

Music

Tango music is usually written in 2/4 or 4/4 timing. The first teaching rhythm in tango is slow, slow, quick, quick, slow.

Characteristics

The hold in Tango is more compact than in other moving dances. The walk in Tango differs from walks in other dances in that it is a staccato action obtained by delaying the follow through of the free leg and foot.