Lina: San Francisco, CA
Tango is: Each song is life compressed in 3 minutes. How will you choose to live/dance it?
Amye Oldham PR MA
A quote from Percell Angel St. Thomas
"The painter has his canvas; the potter has his clay. I am the dance, and the dance is me. Tango is notwhat I do: it is what I am."
Matthew: Amherst, MA
Tango is: suspicious
Best Tango Moment: dancing with Julio and Corina in a Western honkytonk in Montana
I love it when: my dancing makes me and others happy
I hate it when: milongas end before i do.
Bill: Hyde Park, NY
Tango is: a conversation
Best Tango Moment: is first 20 seconds.
When it's right, it's right...maintaining that feeling throughout the dance
I love it when: I get a back rub and positive comments
I hate it when: everything goes wrong
R. Norrs: Northampton, MA
Tango is: ultimate romance
Best Tango Moment: when it flows by itself
I love it when: it flows by itself
I hate it when: I'm working too hard
John: Troy, NH
Tango is: a beautiful dance
I love it when: I pick up the steps
I hate it when: I don't remember the steps
Rachel: Omaha, NE
Best Tango Moment: dancing the tango with Karl by the pyramids at Giza,
Bruce: Amherst, MA
Tango is: melting into passion and movement
Best Tango Moment: when your dreams become dance
Susan: Northampton, MA
Tango is: like a slow, hot burn.....or a swirling, sizzling delight.....
Best Tango Moment: one of those hot swirls.......
Tango "Slip" = that moment of slink.....
Tango is: connection of two souls
Best Tango Moment: dancing with Eric Jorrissen at a past Tango Escape
Tango "Bummer" = when you can't figure out what your leader is trying to do throughout the whole dance
I really like it when: my partner follows me in my following at times
I really hate: set choreography
Tango is: a good time
Best Tango Moment: 11:31pm
Delsey: Amherst, MA
Tango is: a natural high
Best Tango Moment: my first time dancing at Peking Garden (at Jacqui Maidana's class).
I danced with an Argentine instructor. After taking only 2 classes with Jacqui, the instructor, Alejandro, said I was good.
John: Scotia, NY
Tango is: magic
Best Tango Moment: when I actually walk to the music
I really liked it when: Jackie danced with me
I hate: when the dance is over
Monito: Pittsfield, MA
Tango is: my 3 minutes of freedom
Best Tango Moment: when I realized that I was able to enjoy the dance
Tango "High" = too much tango heat
Susan: Savoy, MA
Tango is: a sensuous wonderful dance
Best Tango Moment: hasn't happened yet. I need to learn more!
Ricki: Pittsfield, MA
Tango is: magnetic
Best Tango Moment: when I dance with Dario and Paul
Tango "Magic" = when I float on air
Ethan: Pittsfield, MA
Tango is: sensual
Josephine: Pittsfield, MA
Tango is: spontaneous happiness
Best Tango Moment: free, easy serendipidy = fun
Tango "blitz" = what next?
Tango is: the best of all possible dances
Best Tango Moment: when a new partner dances with you and everything works
Tsai: Albany, NY
Tango is: fun
Best Tango Moment: the first time I lead my partner into an ocho
Tango "feet" = tired feet
I love it when: she follows me
I hate it when: she wants to leave before I do
Jane: Albany, NY
Best Tango Moment: the time I danced "down"
Tango "dancing" = one more before going
I love it when: we dance well together
I hate it when: I am stepped on repeatedly.
Wayne: Albany, NY
Tango is: a two - minute romance, love affair, quickie
Best Tango Moment: I haven't had one yet. I've been dancing all uphill.
Tango "?" = unfortunately what she does is what I led.
Anne: Albany, NY
Tango is: a challenge - learning humility
Best Tango Moment: hasn't happened yet.
Jackie: Lenox, MA
Tango is: about finding yourself and sharing that essense with your partner - intimacy
Best Tango Moment: when my partner interprets the music ,
especially a slow tango - hearts together - eyes closed - cheeks touching - out of touch with the world and our surroundings
Tango "havoc" = what happens when Vera and I are together
I love it when: my partner caresses my back in a way that feels sensual but safe
I hate it when: I am touched in a disrespectful manner
Paul: Lenox, MA
Tango is: ineffable
Best Tango Moment: is when the music dances you
Tango "doldrums" = is when you find that you are dancing with yourself