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Why do I dance?

I have not felt like writing to this blog for a long time. My latest writings were rather cryptic, because I tried to write about subjects that I felt were taboos. I was not happy about the results, so I came … Continue reading

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Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, ou la Mort

According to Wikipedia, the title is the original formulation of the motto of the French revolution, which later became the motto of France. I believe understanding it actually helps us to overcome some common disagreements about tango! This motto does … Continue reading

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Richness of Tango

These are some often recurring tango discussions. One recurring discussion is about “active following” versus “passive following”. What people typically mean by these expressions is that in “active following” the leader gives an impulse to the follower, who then decides … Continue reading

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Inner Game of Tango

It seems that beyond a certain point, our development in tango stalls unless we take a look inside, at things that are preventing us from realising our full potential. One fundamental obstacle is described in the classic book Inner Game … Continue reading

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On Internet Advice

I am, again, at crossroads with this blog. On one hand, I like sharing what I have learned, so the journey to learn to dance would be easier for others. On the other hand, I am deeply frustrated and disillusioned about … Continue reading

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World of Possibilities

When stuck in the discussions about who should be dancing with whom, we are engaged in a world of competition and scarcity. This is a downwards spiral, where the driving force is money, wealth and power. Even if we “win”, … Continue reading

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Who Should Dance With Whom?

There is discussion about tango that repeats itself in the internet. It goes something like this, although typically not as bluntly and directly: A: Dancer X did not dance with me in milonga last night! Who does she think she … Continue reading

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