Argentine Tango is a social dance originating during the the early 1900's in the barrios of Buenos Aries (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay). The Argentine Tango has since developed active dance communities worldwide.
The Tucson area has an year-round, active Argentine Tango community. In addition, Tucson hosts the annual Tucson Tango Festival (Argentine Tango).
Argentine Tango is a partnered and improvised dance based on variations of walking, turning, and pausing.
The Argentine Tango and American Tango are different. What is the difference?
The Dance - Well worth watching, watch to the end, you may be surprised!
An Argentine Tango Dance (dancing a Tango)
Another Argentine Tango Dance (dancing a Tango)
An Argentine Tango Dance (dancing a Vals - an Argentine Tango waltz)
A Line Dance is a choreographed dance in which a group of people dance along to a repeating sequence of steps while arranged in one or more lines or rows. This is done to all genres of music and each dance is usually associated with, and named for, a specific song. Line dancing exercises the brain and the body simultaneously and provides a platform to get involved in a social environment.
These videos provide a quick way to get started dancing and are seldom taught formally in lessons. These dances have many variations but are very simple and enjoyable for slow romantic music. Sometimes at western dances this type of dancing is referred to as “buckle polishers”.
A Square Dance is a dance for four couples arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the square. Square dances contain elements from numerous traditional dances.
Saddlebrooke Ranch Social Dance Club
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