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How to Do Argentine Tango Leader Embellishments

Learn how to make leader embellishments from tango instructors Diego Blanco and Ana Padron in this Howcast Argentine tango dance video.


Okay. Now we're going to show you the Adornos or the Embellishments for the man.

Keep in mind that embellishments are that. They're not all the time in the dance. They're just to embellish. Let's start with the basic.

When you first begin, to prepare, you can embellish, here. The follower can also receive this lead and follow it. The side step can also have a little circular motion there.

Now, let's take a look at the ochos and how we can embellish if the follower is embellishing and we want to accompany her. Side, to the cross. We can embellish here. Or we can top. If we paella, we don't embellish. We allow the lady to embellish herself.

Always keep in mind, you don't want to put too many of these.

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