American Tango

There are essentially three types of Tango – Argentine, American and International Style.

American Tango:

Unlike the Argentine Tango, in which the dancer interprets the music spontaneously without any predetermined slows or quicks, the American Tango features a structure which is correlated to the musical phrasing. The dance is executed both in closed position and in various types of extravagant dance relationships which incorporate a particular freedom of expression that is not present in the International style.

Popular Songs

  • “Hernando’s Hideaway” by Orchestra
  • “Capriciosso ” by Orchestra
  • “Por Una Cabeza” by Orchestra

Steps

  • Basic Step
  • Rock Turn
  • Promenade Left Turn
  • Promenade Right Turn
  • Corte

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