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Phong cách Milonga - Contra Body Motion

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One thing that we didn't mention in the video is that we make the steps and the contra body subtly staccato. One thing this does is that it lets a smaller motion show larger and "pop" more. Because milonga is fast enough so that you often do not use as much contra body as you might in tango.

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So, there are number of elements that make milonga seem really milonga.
And we started, in our last video, to show one of them.
And our plan is, in each video, to show one element, that you can layer on top of the milonga dance,
To make it have more of the attitude that makes i uniquely milonga.
The second one is contra body movement.
With a little bit of staccato to it, as well.
If we show the flat 6-count basic, two angles, once again,
Or, from another angle.
And this doesn't look especially milonga, doesn't look especially anything.
And, if we now just add natural contra body motion, when the right leg goes forward,
Right leg goes forward, the left breast bone goes forward and visa versa,
Then you get something that looks like this.
And same for the lady, right? 6-count basic is neutral to the people.
And just by adding this slightly sharp contra body motion,
All of the sudden milonga looks more milonga.