How to Tango

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This is an instructable on how to dance the American Tango

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Step 1: Step One

Gentleman Dances Left Foot Forward Beats 1 2

Lady Dances Right Foot Backwards Beats 1 2

Step 2:

Gentleman Dances Right Foot Forwards Beats 3 4

Lady Dance Left Foot Back Beats 3 4

Step 3: Step 3

Gentleman Dances Left Foot Forwards Beat 5

Lady Dances Right Foot Backwards Beat 5

Step 4: Step 4

Gentleman Dances Right Foot to his Right and 2 inches Forward Beat 6

Lady Dances Left Foot to her Left and 2 inches Backwards Beat 6

Step 5: Step 5

Gentleman gently closes his Legs together Beats 7 8

Lady gently closes her legs together Beats 7 8

Step 6: Tango Video Instruction From DanceHamptonRoads.com

Click The Orange Link to Watch a Tango Video Lesson:

http://www.dancehamptonroads.com/tango.html

Click the Blue Link on the new page to watch the Tango Basic Demonstration.

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    ivan3cv

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Hi im Ivan from Argentina. Sorry for mi english. I´m a tango dancer and this is not tango, this people dance like a ROBOT. No Style, No Rhythm, No Tempo. Horrible.

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    carlos66ba

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Good instructable, but... Please do me a favor: if you are going to learn Tango, learn Argentine tango. It is the original version, it is MUCH NICER and it is much hotter.

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    mnapier61carlos66ba

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Ditto. Nothing matches the intimacy and passion of Argentine Tango. Don't get caught up in the Tango for export you see on TV, either. :)