Outdoor Tango

Even though I learned tango in southern California, we never had a regular outdoor milonga there. There was a milonga held a few times on the San Diego Bay, but it didn’t last. There’s something lovely about dancing outdoors with the sun and the ocean breeze: So I find it kind of entertaining that here … Continue reading Outdoor Tango

The In-Between Tango Embrace

As a tango dancer in the U.S., I mainly experienced three styles: nuevo/open embrace, salon/V embrace, milonguera/close embrace. There is a lot of fluidity between these styles (and contention about how they are named and stereotyped), but that is the rough classification I would use. I consider myself mainly a close embrace dancer. This is … Continue reading The In-Between Tango Embrace