Category: Women’s technique

Ladies embellishments – useful tips, summary

Review & tips This is the closing part in our series of women’s embellishments. A big thank you to Csilla Mariposa for writing the articles. For more thorough information on the different types of decorations, read the previous articles: In the first article we discussed embellishments where the free leg stays on the ground. In the second category we looked at decorations where the free leg is above the ground/in the air, decorating and/or touching the partner. These embellishments are done within the frame! The third article was about embellishments where the free leg is in the air (and don’t fit in...

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Ladies embellishments part 3 – free leg above the ground

Csilla Mariposa, author of ladies technique and other articles presents a third group of embellishments. If you want to improve your technique, this is the place! In the first category we discussed embellishments in which the free leg stays on the ground The second category was about decorations where the free leg is not touching the ground. The leg stays above ground, decorating and/or touching the partner, staying within the frame. In this third group we are going to take a look at embellishments where the free leg is in the air and are excluded from the second group....

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Ladies embellishments – part 2 – free leg above the ground

2nd category  – embellishments above the grount Csilla, our guest-author has given many useful tips for girls lost in the jungle of tango embellishments. As a dancer and teacher of men’s technique I find her articles very useful. In the first article we reviewed embellishments where the free leg – the one doing adornments – stays on the ground. In this article we are focusing on embellishments where the free leg is not touching the ground. We do these decorations above ground, touching our partner An important thing to remember here is to stay within your frame. Check the videos!...

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