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Milonga Style - Playful

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First, if this isn't your nature, you don't have to. Because it's hard to learn to be playful in another language. But it's fun and it's part of the dance, so we included it. Regardless of how it comes out, dancing is, among other things, about having fun.

Artist Name:
Joe Powers
Song Title:
Se Dice De Mi
Album Title:
Amor de Tango
Artist Website:
http://www.joepowers.com/

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So, if you think about being playful,
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You don't stereotypically think about that with tango, right? Tango is sort of...
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Tango is serious.
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Serious sad dance.
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Not sad.
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Well, there's this stereotype.
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I'm not sad when I do tango.
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And, when we do milonga, I want you to think that it can be playful. It can be silly.
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And that it can be more free to your own styling, as long as you keep it within certain constraints.
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So, you can do...
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So, the point David is trying to make...
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David is really good at being playful.
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...is that, as long as you have milonga essence, almost any crazy thing you can think of, can work.
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And so, there's this idea that you can get away with things. You can do stuff. You can have fun. You can play. And that's OK.
Series:
Milonga Style
Tags:
Milonga, Style