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Online Articles about Tango

Complimentary Disciplines

Thai Massage for Tango Dancers: A Deeper Connection - An introduction to the practice of thai massage and its unique benefits for Tango dancers. By Laurie Ann Greenberg

Yoga & Tango - A brief introduction to the practice of yoga and how it is useful for learning to dance tango. By Michael Autrey

The Stuart Maneuver, or How We Talk About Yoga, Tango and Other Activities We Love - By Michael Autrey

How Pilates Compliments the Study of Tango - A brief introduction to pilates training and how it is useful for learning to dance tango. By Arja Pirinen

Tango Sense & Ability, a Feldenkrais Viewpoint - A brief introduction to Feldenkrais Method and how it is useful for learning to dance tango. By Arona Primalani & Cristian Santesteban

Contemporary Tango Culture

From Learning to Doing: Making the Transition from Class to Milonga - An orientation and etiquette guide for beginners to social tango dancing. By Howard Fox

Essential Tango - Exploring the depth of personal transformation and community building that social tango dancing facilitates. By Sharna Fabiano

Passion Container - On the sensual, but not necessarily sexual, possibilities of dancing tango. By Sharna Fabiano

Tango: A Deeper Look - Tango as a mind-body practice of wholeness. By Sharna Fabiano

The Rise of Neotango Music - Contemporary trends in music for social tango dancing. By Sharna Fabiano

Tango History

Tango Dance Styles of the Golden Age - The development of Golden Age dance styles in Buenos Aires, by Christine Denniston

The Traditional Way to Learn to Dance Tango - A historical account of Buenos Aires tango culture in the 1940s, by Christine Denniston

Changing of the Codes - Observing how the roles of leader and follower have been influenced by contemporary changes in gender roles in western culture, by Daniel Trenner

Educational Resources

Ultimate Partnering - An informed piece on improvised partnership in all social dances, by Richard Powers

Vertical vs Lateral Dancing - An(other) informed piece on improvised partnership in all social dances, by Richard Powers

Embellishment Tutorials - A series of short video demonstrations of adornments, beautifully danced by Jennifer Bratt.

Didactic Class Demos - Featuring short videos on a variety of topics by Homer and Christina Ladas and other tango teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area