Keeping in Touch

I feel incredibly lucky to be living across the ocean from where I grew up. I feel even luckier to have such easy ways to connect with everyone I had to leave back in the U.S. I just finished a lengthy conversation via Google Hangouts that included my parents, my brother, and my sister-in-law. We … Continue reading Keeping in Touch

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