Tango Club Auckland – Website Archive

The Tango Club Auckland website, forerunner of the Auckland Tango website, was taken offline during the first week of February 2020, as most of the milongas, practicas, teachers, etc displayed on it were no longer current, and this was causing … Read More

Tango Etiquette on the Dance Floor

Published on the La Tango Academy website at https://www.latangoacademy.com/blog/2015/8/18/tango-etiquette-on-the-dance-floor  LOS CÓDIGOS EN LA MILONGA Tango has its own etiquette and it’s not always perfectly intuitive. By understanding the following unspoken rules of the road, the Milonga experience can be enjoyable for … Read More

Los Códigos del Tango (the tango rules of etiquette)

In a milonga, it’s rude to get up and ask someone to dance, “thank you” does not mean “thank you,” and unusually prolonged eye-contact is entirely legitimate. I left the first milonga I attended after—maybe, at my most conservative guess—an … Read More