Turns. Changes of Direction as Creative Landmarks

We all know that the only thing that is permanent is change. But also, change is the milestone where infinite possibilities emerge. In dance too. So, patience, awareness in actions and a soft embrace are all you need.


Recommended study time for this collection is 5 weeks.

Pivot Deconstructed. Individual Exercises 1

This lesson unveils the secret of the maestros' powerful turns. There’s an activation point for them. You’ll also find out about the quantity of intention needed in order for the movement to happen and how leading and movement originate from separate parts of the body. All this accompanied by a series of exercises for you to incorporate the turns technique in your body, too.

12.01 min Changes of Direction Elements

Pivot Deconstructed. Individual Exercises 2

A new set of exercises, accompanied by in-depth technical explanations about the maestro's specific turns. One actually have quite a few types of turns in tango. And each of them powers different kinds of complex movements you'll want to accomplish later on. But in order for the wow effects to exist, one need to really take care of their cause. Enjoy your practice!

5.49 min Changes of Direction Elements

Pivot. Exercises for Men and Women

You already know our motto – the more you prepare on your own, the more you have to offer when in couple. This lesson is the perfect guide for leaders’ and followers’ individual practice. It will help you develop a better balance, as well as a better control for your pivots' direction.

6.11 min Changes of Direction Elements

Leading and Performing Different Types of Ochos

The importance of ochos can be easy to overlook, but they are essential as they connect various parts of your dance and make it look like a harmonious whole. So we better master them properly. In this lesson you’ll find out about the importance of the shoulders, as well as the order in which the movement should happen. Everything accompanied by exercises and structures.

8.38 min Changes of Direction Ocho

Changes of Direction Deconstructed

Usually pivots happen so fast that we rarely think about their components. This is a lesson that will deconstruct for you this essential element and will put it for you in a beautiful structure. You can either use it to polish your turns or to incorporate it in your dance, on the pista. Either ways, it will definitely help you improve your pivot leading and performing skills.

7.48 min Changes of Direction

Embrace and Pivot. Combinations of Steps

Clean and beautiful sequences will be demonstrated and thoroughly explained in this lesson, in order to show how your embrace should adapt during your pivotal movements. It’s all about flow and comfort.

9.15 min Embrace Changes of Direction

Changes of Direction Review With Music

Let yourself be inspired by watching the maestros performing all the elements in the lessons until now. This is a gift video, which you’ll discover inside this collection of lessons. (Music: orquesta – Francini & Pontier, “Remolino”)

3.19 min Changes of Direction

Giro Deconstructed. Individual and Couple Exercises

Giro is the magic wand that gives us the possibility to “fly” in dance. Now, mastering its technique will provide a life changing “flying” experience. Ways to dissociate, quantity of space in the embrace and other details needed for the giro to happen flawlessly are some of the topics that will be showcased and explained in this very lesson, by the help of individual and couple exercises.

18.55 min Changes of Direction Giro

Giro. Variations on Tempo and Systems

This is a lesson about how to avoid cliches when performing giros and how to always be prepared for change, as change is inevitable anyway, right? Leaders, you should also know that your sense of connecting movements to music, in pleasantly surprising ways, is one of the things that followers appreciate the most. This lesson will be your secret help.

7.26 min Changes of Direction Giro Musicality

Giro. Combinations of Steps 1

The beautiful sequences that Sebastián & Roxana are using to explain the use of giros, can already be considered their signature for the fluidity they achieve in the dance. This lesson provides the rare opportunity to get to understand how this happens, as only watching from outside will never get us there.

9.43 min Changes of Direction Giro Elements

Giro. Combinations of Steps 2

With the combinations of steps in this lesson, the maestros will focus even more on the technical aspects that giro contains. As always, you can use them just for your own practice, or to space up your dance.

12.36 min Changes of Direction Giro Elements