Dance (from Old French dancier, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.

Tango Basic

Men's steps

(The woman is in standard dance position in front of the man)

1 - 2. Step forward with LF (S)
3 - 4. Step forward with RF (S)
5. Step forward with LF (Q)
6. Step side right with RF (Q)
7 - 8. Slide the LF to the RF slowly and touch the LF next to the RF with the left heel slightly up (S)

Women's steps

(The man is in standard dance position in front of the woman)

1 - 2. Step back with RF (S)
3 - 4. Step back with LF (S)
5. Step back with RF (Q)
6. Step side left with LF (Q)
7 - 8. Slide the RF to the LF slowly and touch the RF next to the LF with right heel up (S)

Right Foot
LF Left Foot
(S) Slow Step, 2 beats of music
(Q) Quick Step, 1 beat of music
Each number represents a beat of music

Music for practice:
Blue Tango
La Comparsita
Hernandos Hideaway 




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