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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!

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...

December 14, 2018

Today is day 4 of my Buenos Aires trip. I am tired. Exhausted, to be honest. But I'm bursting with emotions, experiences and study material. Beyond it all, I am really inspired, and that's what I really came here for. But one thing at a time.

In this post I will write a...

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 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...