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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!

August 30, 2019

I have always thought I have good musicality. For years, I’ve been dancing in international high-level events and always got compliments on my musicality and playfulness. As a kid, I studied music, composition and spent years playing an instrument. I attended some musi...

February 11, 2019

We all come into tango for different reasons. But many, if not most of us remain because of connection. Connection is a powerful and truly beautiful thing, and it’s also the driving force for belonging.

Many scientific studies have determined that human’s most basic nee...

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...

August 5, 2018

I remember it like it was yesterday. We were dancing. The connection was divine. Music was like pulse in our bodies, part of us. It was one of the best dances I’ve ever had.


It was so good that I had to sit down and “breathe” a bit afterwards. I was almost moved to tea...

June 4, 2018

A few days ago one student of mine asked me to write an article on active following. What is it, how I understand it and what it gives us. It's great to see people interested in my take on active following, as I am a big proponent of it!

What is the difference between “...

May 23, 2018

I had an interesting discussion with a local London tanguero. It was based on one of the videos I posted, where I was practising forward ochos by myself. I will by the way soon post a Let's Make It Personal video about solo practice and what value it has in a partner d...

May 14, 2018

Have you ever noticed that with some people we dance “moves”, with others - “music”, and then also now and then we encounter people who dance “emotions”?

What does it all mean?

We are all very different in tango. One of my most favourite things ever about tango is how di...

April 23, 2018

We had a chat with Olga and Vicente to get two people's views on what's important for a good connection in a couple. The chat was productive and we will have more videos coming! Wonderfully filmed and edited by Michael Nikolai (thank you!!!)

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...

March 15, 2018

Who are your favourite dancers? What are their qualities? Why do you love them?

We might all enjoy slightly different things, but general qualities we appreciate in our partners are similar.

I often have people approach me, asking: “What is it that I need to do to be a b...

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