Topical Series. Sequences with Walking and Barridas

In this one, you’ll discover a series of lessons about walking and pausing in so many ways... Flowing, following or creating music...This collection is strongly intertwined with the previous ones and for best results, we strongly recommend their deep study and practice, before exploring the present collection. Enjoy your learning!


Recommended study time for this collection is 4 weeks.

A Guide on how to Enjoy our Lessons Better

Watch this video before starting your learning. Ivan and Sara's lessons program is a well put together whole, comprised of all the collections you'll find on Tangomeet. For best results, we strongly recommend you don't skip collections or lessons. Buckle up! Enjoy this marvelous ride! And get ready to wow your past, present and future dance partners :)

5.44 min Technique

Walking Sequences – Super Awesome Walk and Transfer

Simple but veeery elegant, this is one of Sara’s favorite walking steps. And of course, leave it to Sara and Ivan to take a simple movement and make it beautifully more complex.

13.02 min Technique Walk

Walking Sequences - ‘Walking But Also Turning’

Walking turns are fun and useful because they allow us to keep moving in a line, while giving us the glorious feeling of turning. In this video Ivan and Sara show you a basic walking turn as a foundation for more complex and embellished movements.

11.21 min Giro Walk

Walking Sequences – The Extra Step of Surprise

Besides being a lovely and unusual way to change between the cross and parallel systems, this movement might also elicit a small gasp of surprise from the follower! And with its smooth 1-2-3 timing, you can also use it quite effectively in vals!

6.04 min Walk

Walking Sequences – Fluid Changes of Sides of Embrace

Changing fronts while moving in a line can be quite dramatic! A more extreme version of the walking turn, this movement will also give you plenty of opportunities to work on your improvisation and creativity! So what can be better? Dramatic. Creative. Exciting!

9.19 min Changes of Direction Walk

Barrida Sequences – Side Step Barrida

An unusual, simple and effective barrida for all occasions. And the dynamic turn entry and exert makes it even better. We love barridas, hopefully this move will make you an enthusiastic barridaer as well.

7.41 min Barrida

Barrida Sequences – Barridas in a Turn for Leaders and Followers

There are many ways to turn, and a nice, embellished way is to add in barridas for leaders and followers. Plus it looks dangerous - all those touching feet! But if done correctly, a barrida in turn should be smooth and seamless… Here is how.

10.40 min Barrida

Barrida Sequences – Back Barrida

Really a very lovely back barrida – catching the followers leg has never been so sweet. And very unusual to boot. Sure to elicit gasps of pleasure from all around!

10.01 min Barrida

Barrida Sequences – A super Duper Barrida Combo

Happy day! Many barridas, in a turn, changing directions, all combined! Now that you are a barrida lover, you can become a barride expert, seamlessly and fluidly changing from one position to the next. Barridas! Yes!

10.48 min Barrida