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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 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...

December 10, 2018

Tango is my life. Sounds pompous but it's true. I've quit my architecture career to dance, teach, and live tango, because I love it and I believe I can share something wonderful with other people through my tango. I am completely happy and in love with this dance, this...

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...

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 16, 2018

You like tango. You have been dancing for 3 years. You attended many many classes, you dance socially once or twice a week, you participate in many international events. You can do complex figures, colgadas and your boleo is high. You dance a lot and successfully and g...

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...

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