Read stories and posts about tango and life that evolves around tango

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...

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...

March 23, 2018

I had a chat with a friend the other day. Random tango stuff, milongas, styles, what to teach and where to learn, etc.

And then my friend mentioned one thing that got me thinking: that he doesn't like to take regular classes, only privates or workshops and pre-milonga c...

December 13, 2017

I would like to share with you a personal insight of TangoBETTER founder and teacher Olga Metzner, based on her recent discoveries in tango and inspiration is has brought.


Keep searching, keep improving!

I am trying to work and improve my tango every day. I study a lot...

November 28, 2017

The absolute key to becoming a good dancer is practicing technique. A LOT OF TECHNIQUE!
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Small tip: 


When you take classes, especially from visiting teachers, and they show you a sequence, do not focus on this sequence. The sequences or figures are there to...

November 9, 2017

WHAT IS A VITAL QUALITY OF A GOOD TEACHER?

Yesterday in a private lesson, my student was surprised when I told her I still actively study and take classes, even though I teach. 


I thought about it, and said:


"DO NOT TRUST A TEACHER WHO DOESN'T STUDY ANY MORE. If your te...

October 30, 2017

TangoBETTER is not a dance school, a couple of teachers or an organiser. 


TangoBETTER is an evolving PROJECT aimed at improving tango in London, inspiring people and breathing a new dance life into experienced local and foreign dancers.

Here is what those different thin...

October 26, 2017

WHAT is the MOST PRODUCTIVE WAY to STUDY and GET BETTER?


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You want to improve and become a great dancer. You have options: continue taking group classes with various teachers, taking privates, dancing socially.

What is the best?

We highly recommend the following fo...

October 23, 2017

PARTNER QUESTION #2


If you have no partner, but you want to improve anyway, what do you do? To continue with the first article on the topic of partners, we have some more useful tips!

OK, you might need a partner for most workshops and classes. At least, it is MUCH more...

October 7, 2017

TangoBETTER invites amazing, very well-known teachers and dancers over to London to teach and make us BETTER.

How do we decide which dancers we invite? 
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Here is how we pick:

1) INSPIRATION. 
All our guests are, firstly, a huge inspiration to thousan...

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