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As the largest ballroom dance organization in the world Arthur Murray Dance Studios have been teaching the world to dance for almost a century. As the world's leading ballroom dance resource nobody makes learning to dance easier than Arthur Murray. Our certified dance instructors will introduce you to today’s most popular dances so you can feel comfortable on any dance floor and with any dance partner.
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"On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there's any dance to dance or any joy to be unconfined."
Ballroom Dance Category:American Smooth, International Standard
The Tango began in the West Indies and found its way to Argentina where it was stylized by the Gauchos. It became the rage in 1921 after the silent screen star Rudolph Valentino brought this romantic dance to millions in "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse". More recently, it has been danced in movies such as True Lies and Scent Of A Woman. Today the Tango is considered the "dancer's dance" and becomes a favorite of all who learn it.
The hold in Tango is more compact than in other moving dances. The walk in Tango differs from walks in other dances in that it is a staccato action obtained by delaying the follow through of the free leg and foot.
Tango songs and artists include:
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