Where Do I Put My Boobs? Women Who Lead

When I lead women or women observe from the margins of the dance floor, nearly every woman will either tell me, "One day I would love to learn to lead" and then proceed with the same litany of reasons as to why that's not possible right now; or say with laughter, "I want to lead but I don't know where to put my boobs," sweeping their arms in large circles around their breasts as if they swayed uncontrollaby with every step. I reply jokingly, "You leave your boobs where you last left them." Why do so many women worry about their breasts when following or leading a woman?

Tango Moves Me: A Parkinson Patient’s Road to Discovery

At 145 km/hr (90 miles/hr), Jean-Marc François rode his motorcycle along the motorway in Lyon, France, south of his home country, Belgium. At that speed, little is perceptible. There is the asphalt triangle to the horizon and the purr of the engine between his legs. On one particular ordinary day traveling on this familiar stretch … Continue reading Tango Moves Me: A Parkinson Patient’s Road to Discovery

How Followers Cabeceo at the Local Milongas in Buenos Aires

Probably the most frequently disputed topic on the tango web is the cabeceo. On Google, you'll find over 60,000 search results on the subject. On Facebook, this cartoon will make its rounds ever few months: Photo Credit: Véronique Paquette After living in Buenos Aires for the past 8 months, and attending local milongas weekly, I … Continue reading How Followers Cabeceo at the Local Milongas in Buenos Aires