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Welcome to TangoBETTER Stories! Here we will share our funny, sad or interesting stories, and give our point of view on anything to do with tango. You are very welcome to send us your stories if you want them to be published here! TangoBETTER is a community thing, so everyone is welcome to join in!

January 25, 2019

Not that long after starting to dance tango, I found myself in Rome, in company of loud and cheerful Italians, sitting in a small restaurant in the centre, eating so much (and so cheap) that my body was about to explode, trying to keep up with a conversation without un...

January 21, 2019

 This is one of my very first photos in tango. I had been dancing for about 2.5 years then. And I was absolutely not sure that I was an amazing dancer. Millions of doubts and voices telling me I wasn't good. I continued nevertheless.

I recently lost a student. We as tan...

January 16, 2019

You know you're in Buenos Aires when you need an app simply to give you the list of all milongas. Every day I opened the app to see dozens of milongas listed. On average, there are about 30 a day, and it was almost Christmas, mind you, so many Argentinians were already...

June 6, 2018

Why do Maja and Marko pay special attention to their clothing? How did Marko start dancing tango (and it wasn't the usual way!), what's the most incredible thing they've tried in their travels, and what is the difference between tango in Europe and tango in Asia?

Surp...

April 11, 2018

"...And finally to stand up, perhaps, with a completely unfamiliar partner, stop thinking about your legs and open yourself to another person and discover him/her for yourself..."

This article is written by Iri Strelkova, a wonderful tanguera living in Moscow.

Originally...

April 4, 2018

Let's have an honest and open chat about your tango, your dreams and wishes in tango, maybe your problems and dramas in tango. I had an honest chat like this when I had danced 3,5 years with a teacher, and I still remember it. It changed so much for me, and opened my e...

March 29, 2018

I've been thinking about this for a long while. There are dancers, male and female, who seem to not be able to rest and relax. They may be beginners, intermediates or advanced dancers. They may be very different, but there are things that unite them.

It's almost Easter...

March 20, 2018

Five times in my tango life, I've been either thinking of quitting tango, or dramatically reducing its impact and amount in my life. The most recent one is exactly now, when I'm writing these words.

Tango is not for faint-hearted. With years you grow thick skin, and yet...

February 27, 2018

Tango can be a beauty and a beast.

Bad news: there is nothing we can do to change that. We enjoy total bliss, and next week it can be the worst experience ever.

Good news: generally, if you keep on working and improving, bad experiences either go away almost completely,...

February 23, 2018

Tango is personal. 
In this episode, I share with you a story of a very special moment, very happy moment, something I am very proud and humbled to have experienced. Tango has many stories for all dancers, and this is my own happiest memory ever. 
Share with me your st...

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