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6151  New Electronic Posture Improving Device (4)
All those tango teacher prayers have finally been answered. We can throw away our cattle prods and tasers. Announcing: The iPosture. http://www.iposture.com/index.php All joking aside, this might...

6152  Ideas for a Thematic Milonga (2)
Hello all, We are a non-profit association for Tango, in a Greek Island and we have a milonga every friday. The people that dance tango in a small town like us, are not so many. So we thought that one...

6153  For lovers of the Vals (1)
A beautiful treatment of Tete Rusconi...for those who haven't yet seen it...enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCqBW9wv3RE

6154  The Canyengue style (2)
There has been a revival of the Canyengue style. This is a form as danced by my grandparents. The embrace is a very open "V", with marked pli?, (arrugue or bending of the knees), cheek to cheek,...

6155  Styles and change of direction (1)
Jack says : "Ramiro Gigliotti do a 'change of direction' at 0.23 of the original video and they also do one at 1.07 of the second video you posted. I wasn't really sure if this is part of traditional...

6156  Will the lead please stand? (1)
I may be new at this but at least I can tell when the 'follow' is?doing the?leading. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9d_iOlV-aA This may be a good reason to never dance with a follow who has a rep.

6157  Will the REAL lead please stand? (2)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9d_iOlV-aA ? Ok I'm looking at it again and still at 1:05 into the dance it seems to me that the 'follow' takes over and begins to lead. Is this just 'good communication'...

6158  Argentine Tango - 1989 - 1999 - today - I (1)
"New Styles of dance generate confrontations and polemics between milongueros" (Article from "Clarin", Sunday, August 8, 1999) I will divide this article in two sections, this is the first one. For...

6159  Tango Argentino - 1989 - 1999 - Second section (1)
_ Note from the translator _ to clarify: _ "In reference to the three or four most popular tango styles _ Villa Urquiza (Traditional) - Almagro (milonguero) - Naveira (Nuevo) - Todaro (traditional...

6160  Tango Argentino - 1989 - 1999 - go Sergio! (3)
This guy Sergio can write!!!!? Do I hear some applause? ? "The static postcard of the milongas today, with its colorful mixture of "hip youngsters" and old time historical habitues united in the "ritual"...

6161  Variations in Tango Styles (1)
Barbara Garvey, another voice of clarity and common sense in this forum, pointed out something very important in the examples of tango nuevo given by Sergio. Chicho and Fabian dance very differently...

6162  Tango in Santiago, Chile (1)
Hola, Does anyone have recommendations for tango in Santiago (i am planning a 2 week trip out of BsAs for, and am afraid of going through tango withdrawal symptoms)? Besos Y abrazos -- Yours in dance dementia,

6163  Javier Rodriguez, Andrea Misse in Istanbul (1)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peZcXUc7c5M I try to not post 'performances' unless there is something really remarkable about them. We are all used to seeing this couple doing great stuff and maybe...

6164  Serpentine youth in Zagreb..look out! (20)
Pablo Rodriguez & Noelia Hurtado show in Zagreb Ok..this is a different Rodriguez...very different. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClugH5aEvUM wow, I don't know where to begin...the music is traditional.

6165  The closest-to-perfect tango couple (5)
Boy, you guys are tough! The performance by Pablo Rodriguez & Noelia Hurtado in Zagreb down-thumbed because of their arm and head positions. Whew! Glad there are no videos of ME dancing. I wonder....

6166  The Milonga solution (4)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5VTQb7nc9c ? This couple's Milonga dance is a breath of fresh aire and very instructional to the up-tight and can't-get-it-right Tango dancers who usually sit out this...

6167  Assessing tango (was Serpentine youth in (2)
Zagreb..look out!) I didn't read that in Anton's statement, but I did read a reflection of what I do see happening. That people are too willing to have an "anything goes" philosophy about tango without...

6168  Foot touch leading (4)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atCA0lHX2MI ? oops, I have to say that I do NOT like the moving of the woman's foot by the man's. It looks sophisticated maybe (not to me) but where is the musicality?..I...

6169  Barridas, sweeps, drags, etc (6)
re the barrida as "adornment" (?) Sorry Michael but I disagree about the barrida. The barrida (sweep, like a broom, in Spanish, or loosely, slide or drag) is definitely led, and does involve actually...

6170  Barridas, etc (1)
Sorry, I left out that the video shows the second type of barrida I mentioned in my post, except for the illusion of her leading. This one is led from the torso by leading her to step on the back...

6171  ..always a beautiful walk! (3)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkUBKF6Q3cI A recent video by our friends Melina and Detleff. This?couple waas (and still is)?one of my first crushes in Tango. The more I learn, the more I appreciate...

6172  under-turned and over-turned ochos (2)
The year after Fabian Salas was last here in L.A. "Chicho" Frumboli came here several times. One of his classes covered under-turned and over-turned ochos. Up to then, despite having maybe three dozen...

6173  Where does the lead leave off and the follow (7)
begin?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9IORQeCmsA ? Jorge Firpo, here, is?giving a demo at his class. The woman is not even named and so it is probably an advanced student.? I really like this dance....

6174  Article on Argentina (3)
Some of you may find this thia 11/23/08 Wash. Times Commentary interesting. It is at: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/23/dont-cry-for-free
-argentina/
Click here for free information...

6175  Apilado an extinct creature? (2)
? I recently received this information off line from someone who seems to know his stuff. It is about the Abrazo Apilado and I was quite suprised by what I read; ? " Mario, the use of the apilado embrace...


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