That is incorrect.
I knew you weren't all bad.
You do need to keep track of the follower's foot that has her weight (and/or free foot).
Assuming I'm understanding you correctly (which I'm not...
You left out one of the reasons: that some people prefer it.
I'm sorry, but it's not always an illusion.
Some people do use a weight sharing embrace in social apilado, milonguero style, almagro style, or whatever you want to call it.
My answer would be an unequivocal, no. It is not automatic.
To get into (or out of) cross system, it involves someone doing either a step or weight...
Just because it's not necessary does not in any way, shape, or form, mean that it doesn't exist, or that people don't do it.
Like has been already said, you don't lead with your feet, so the results you described are as expected. I recommend leading with your entire upper...
I thought it was appropriate, when some leader keeps moving back and forth from his lane into yours, causing you to keep having to move abruptly to...
Maybe you didn't watch enough of it. Try at the 4 minute mark. You might be able to recognize some of what they are doing. There are things like...
Well, that may be your opinion, but it's not mine.
You might be able to find something on this website.
So are we to believe that because you don't like the picture, it invalidates the article?
I'm guessing he meant 8 cm heels.
OK, so what about if they haven't done ballroom?
To me, it looks to be a marketing video aimed at people who know nothing about tango. I couldn't tell anything about what kind of a teacher he is,...
I guess, part of what I'm trying to say is that (the tanda is a conversation) is one philosophy, but there are other philosophies. I actually will...
I'm not trying to disagree, but rather point out that the term "active following" is ambiguous (even though, I think you did a good job of explaining...
I don't smile much, period, but that doesn't mean I'm not enjoying myself (tango, or not).
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