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These notes summarise a body control workshop arranged by Mike and Stephanie at the Cambridge TangoBar and taught by Rodolfo Aguerrodi and Miho Omaki in October 2001.

There were two 4-hour sessions.

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Lesson 1 began with exercises in step length ...

   
   

Check natural step size (reach out foot and drop to natural point)

Leader/partner foot separation should be natural step size

 

.. and weight transfer:

   
   

Toe touch

Weight transfer (vertical torso/weight forward off heel to allow pivot

Close

 

Balance exercise 1:

   
   

Step onto other foot (touch/transfer/close)

Touch forward/close

Touch side/close

Touch back/close

Step…

       
 

Balance exercise 2:

   
   

Step forward onto other foot (touch/transfr/close)

Touch forward/close/Touch side/close/Touch back/close

Pivot for ocho

Touch forward/close/Touch side/close/Touch back/close

Step forward (side) onto other foot (touch/transfr/close)

Touch forward/close/Touch side/close/Touch back/close

Pivot for ocho

       
       
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