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Tango Roots: Men, Poverty, and Forbidden Passion 00

Tango Roots: Men, Poverty, and Forbidden Passion

Tango Roots: Men, Poverty, and Forbidden Passion

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The nobles were disgusted by tango dance, the right-wing government forbade it, but the immigrants who came to Argentina expressed themselves through this dance and sought the warmth of women. Now Argentine tango is popular all over the world from Tokyo to Paris. However, until the moment the tango gained worldwide recognition, this dance was considered dirty and unacceptable. Immigrant Dance...

The Different Types of Tango 00

The Different Types of Tango

The Different Types of Tango

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Tango has always been included in the standard dance program, regardless of either its Argentinian spirit or the cultural-social context in which it originated. If we take a little more interest in the history of this dance, we might have a lot of questions about the different versions of it. Why are we still dancing tango of the 50s today? Why are there so many different styles of tango? How...

Four Fancy Tips to Perfect Your Ballroom Dances 00

Four Fancy Tips to Perfect Your Ballroom Dances

Four Fancy Tips to Perfect Your Ballroom Dances

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Ballroom dancing is competitive, elite and most importantly … elegant. Striving for excellence is a known element among those who dance both casually and competitively. Lessons are taken while dedicated practices cultivate the skills necessary to perfect the art of the Ballroom. Competitors and seasoned dancers have accumulated years of experience to assist novice individuals and couples....

The Many Ways Ballroom Dancing Benefits Children 00

The Many Ways Ballroom Dancing Benefits Children

The Many Ways Ballroom Dancing Benefits Children

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Ballroom dancing can be viewed as a romantic tale of music and dance coming together. The various styles are also considered as divinely technical needing precise skills or talent to convey the poetic nature of the dance. There is a dividing line among society whether ballroom dancing is suitable for younger children. Although there is nothing adult rated in the steps, some convey concerns it...

Are Ballroom Classes Right For You? 00

Are Ballroom Classes Right For You?

Are Ballroom Classes Right For You?

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Most Dances require repetition to memorize each fluid step. As the Dances become complicated or more technical, you will benefit from having a teacher to guide the way. There is a difference among Dancing styles that determine if an actual class is necessary. Line Dancing can typically be learned on the go whereas Ballet or Ballroom are not as simple to master. This is where Dancers can benefit...