The Essentials. Embrace and Walk

A collection of lessons to help you build your base stronger, ready for developing your dance upon it. After you have practiced these lessons you will have created a solid, comfortable point from where to improvise sequences and add musical interpretation to your dance, while being able to always return to the zero point, that is, stop moving and dance through just embracing. Then start it all over again.


Recommended study time for this collection is 7 weeks.

Los Abrazos. Finding the Embrace that Suits You

A lesson where Sebastian and Mariana share their insights on different types of embraces and how to use them in various dance situations.

21.02 min Embrace

The Embrace – How to Position Arms, Chest and Neck for a Natural Dynamic

A great journey in which you'll explore embraces beyond tango styles. You will understand how much the position of the arms, neck, chest and head affect your wellbeing and posture in tango.

14.02 min Embrace

The Walk. Three Different Techniques

Three different techniques for men: switching weight in the middle, pushing from the backward leg, projection with the forward leg - gliding. Music: Bien Frappe (orchesta Carlos Di Sarli, singer Roberto Rufino).

17.34 min Embrace Walk

Insights on the Walk 1. The Start

This class was created in order to answer very specific questions coming from Tangomeet members, regarding the body preparation and our focus before making the first step.

14.46 min Walk

Insights on the Walk 2. Centers, Lines, Shapes

A lesson on the details about switching the weight and where the limit of the front step for the leader should be. Music: Cada dia te extraño max (orquesta Anibal Troilo , singer Francisco Fiorentino).

17.49 min Walk

Walk in Different Directions 1

An elegant walk, using three different steps with linear and circular feeling.

Music: Buscandote (orquesta Osvaldo Fresedo, singer Ricardo Ruiz).

12.19 min Walk

Walk in Different Directions 2

This video teaches you how to move gradually on the direction of the dance floor, using at least three directions.

Music: Buscandote (orquesta Osvaldo Fresedo, singer Ricardo Ruiz).

29.27 min Walk

Improvisation: The Two Sides of The Same Coin

This lesson highlights the fact that every position has two faces. The maestros show how to escape the standard walking sequence: cross-open position and become free to improvise, meaning to create new structures from any position.

25.39 min Elements Walk

Women Technique. Essential Insights

A lesson that will bring to your attention a few subjects about the role of women in tango and exercises concerning women's posture, balance, feet shape while walking, embrace and much more.

41.43 min Elements

Men Technique. First insights

A lesson that will bring to your attention subjects that concern men etiquette, behavior, the invitation on the dance floor and many other things of fundamental importance in dancing, like posture and embrace.

23.57 min Elements

Men Technique. Part 1

An online lesson containing detailed explanations and workouts on balance, footwork and administration of space while dancing in a couple.

9.32 min Elements

Men Technique. Part 2

A class containing detailed technical explanations on footwork, on how to build up shapes like Lapizes, and a bit about symbols of the dance.

15.24 min Elements

Men Technique. Part 3

An online class on how to lead pivotal movements and on how to use transfer of weight, balance and shapes, altogether.

11.32 min Elements

Men Technique. Part 4

This lesson continues covering fundamentals of pivots for men, bringing insights on understanding technical subtleties that will help you properly do the pivots.

12.19 min Elements