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Today we worked on timing of steps: walking double time, and side-to-side in double time. These formed the basis for the baldosa transfer pattern.
For leaders, the new concept is creating follower’s Rotation of the hips. A basic movement pattern in Argentine Tango that enables most figures. and steps using only rotation and press of the torso.
We learnt the baldosa (tile) pattern, which is also “the basic step” for milonga (music genre).
From basic side-step (2), we create A figure where the follower is led to pivot so that the hips are perpendicular, step backward with the outside leg, and pivot again. A foundational figure in Argentine Tango along with the forward ocho. with torso, then go into . Two resolutions (regular, and ).