Friday, October 14, 2011

Energy and Direction, Lesson 6

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Tango is different from many other dance in a way that it give us a lot of freedom in regards to patterns, direction, energy and musicality.

In this video, we talk about the ability to start the dance in which ever direction and energy as the leader desires. In a crowded space he will probably start forward or to the side with small movements. In a place with lots of space, there is to restrictions, the leader could decide to start in any direction and with any amount of energy to get the desired effect.

This is an exercise that merits lots of experimentation. Play with it... Do small steps, big steps, test all the different directions in which you could start the dance an make some comments. I like to know how you did.

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