Good tango: what is it?

Good tango: what is it?

Let’s be fair: the last letter I answered did not cease tormenting me, in spite of the clear and non ambiguous answer I gave to it. Such we are, people of art and lovers of the perfection, that it is our nature to wonder and worry where others would rest and watch TV. In some sleepless nights, I even imagined that the respectuous tone of its writter hide some irony. Hence, I had to make my answer more developped. First you got to know about good tango is that most of the dancers have a very precise idea of what

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Tango and Awareness

Neither all sports nor all dances are created equal. Of course, any physical activity is a great way to become more aware of your body – at the same time as more awareness helps you to improve. But does one need as much awareness to run or to do yoga? To play volley ball or to learn aikido? For me, among all sports and dances I tried in my life, and I tried many, tango is the thing that took me to realize that I had a super power inside my brain. And not only I did not work to

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Плохое танго. Письма читателей

Сегодня утром, по дороге к воротам моего сада за молоком и газетами, я нашел в почтовом ящике много писем, с реакциями со всего мира на мою последнюю статью, как танцевать плохое танго. Так как писем было слишком много, эта статья ответит только на те, которые я выбрал как самые показательные. Письмо 1 Дорогой Йоанн, Из-за вашей статьи наше маленькое танго-сообщество страдает бесконечных дискуссий. Некоторые из наших танго-энтузиастов, к числу которых я также принадлежу, видят в вашем тексте суровую и несправедливую критику нашего сообщества города Мухосранска. Да, для некоторых удачливых и высокомерных жителей больших городов, таких как Тверь или Тула, танго,

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What has this F…eldenkrais method to do with tango?

You can find on the web lot of links about The Feldenkrais Method. Here, I just want to explain with my words, what are those ATM we do on Friday, and what results one can expect from them. ATM stands for Awareness Through the Movement. For one hour, people try to do moves that a voice (mine on Friday) describes to them. Doing so, the participants look for their own effortless way of doing it (this is why nobody shows, so that you can not copy someone’s else way), with awareness of their body. The voice helps to focus the

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Как танцевать плохое танго. Советы профессионала

Есть множество способов танцевать плохое танго! Мысль об этой статье приводит меня в восторг. Тем более, что я знаю, о чем говорю – ведь делал это долгие годы. Начнем с первых шагов.

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