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Q: How many steps are there in Tango?

posted Dec 4, 2014, 6:00 PM by Sophia de Lautour
A common reply is 3 - forward, side, back
...or 6 - forward, side, back with both left and right legs

However, I  love this answer (which gets to the essence of the improvisational nature of tango) by Gery Rudolph from the Seattle-based tango school Got 2 Tango:

A: "There is really only one step in tango — the next one — if you decide to take it...
(you might also need or want to hang out in the same place for awhile)."

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Gery Rudolph with her life and teaching partner Greg Thomsen