There are two milongas on the second Friday’s in Tucson.And it is a good thing.
After a decade of Argentine tango, dancing, instruction and organizing I would like to ask you for a few minutes of your time as I share some important thoughts about Tango in Tucson, its growth and potential.
First, let me . . . → Read More: Two Milongas in One Night… Yee Haw!
Jo and Rusty at ATUSA Competition 2013
This years competition was so much fun for several reasons. One major reason was that there were four couples from Arizona competing and the camaraderie was spectacular. It was also fun to share the floor with all of the other competitors including our good friend Brian Nguyen’s . . . → Read More: ATUSA Competition 2013 Results
Diego Natasha Class 2012 Buenos Aires
Taking classes in Spanish when you are not fluent is a trip. “Hombres blah sobre blah blah ochos. Mujeres blah blah extensiones blah blah molinete. Y blah blah blah giro.” It forces one to really pay attention to the body language. And I have learned so much taking these . . . → Read More: Tango Classes in Buenos Aires
Well we made it to the middle of the pack. But the pack was made up of very well groomed and highly trained dancers. I think we would have done better if I had not gotten so sick – yesterday was my worst day. But still, it would not have changed our scores enough to . . . → Read More: Buenos Aires Tango Festival y Mundial
We are in Buenos Aires as I write this. Preparing to compete in the Social Salon World Championship at the Mundial Festival. We are working hard to further sharpen our skills and create more fluidity to our musicality and partnership. The process goes from exhilarating to exasperating and back in a matter of moments. We . . . → Read More: Preparations for the Campeonato Mundial
Rusty in BA 2005
A Note From Rusty: My teaching methods are no accident. Methods of instruction are as important as the instruction itself, and of course in the final analysis the instruction is a product of the method. I am well read, well trained therefore what I do is intentional and with a . . . → Read More: Teaching Methodology of Learn To Tango