Towards the end of the 19th century, a dance emerged from Argentina that would captivate the world and become a romantic staple on the dance floor. Learn the secrets of the traditional tango from instructor Marie Claude Martin, an acknowledged masterof Argentine and Milonga tangos. This professional program of dance lessons includes tips on the basic steps and essential moves of the fiery phenomenon known as the tango. 60 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
The return to popularity of the Argentine Tango represents also a return to the roots of the dance, which originated in Argentina at the end of the nineteenth century. Several different types of music influenced the Tango, but the main influence was Milonga, which drew it's inspirations from African rhythms. This DVD was created by Instructor Marie Claude Martin, who specializes in Argentine and Milonga tangos. It enables both men and women to master the basic steps of the Tango, as well as the most popular variations of the dance.