Tango Topics | Exploring Your Dance

There is a constant malady for Leads that they may not realize that they're doing. If they're engaging Forward Intention, on the first step, which in turn asks the Follower to extend their free leg, what happens on the next step is where the real problem rears it's ugly head: The 2nd Step Lead Issue! The Problem: As the Lead gets to the end of their first forward step, they'll tend towards standing upright, vertical, and then thinking that the Follower is following, will continue forwards without forward intention. As a result they'll slide their foot (really their leg) 'under' their follower's into the Follower's free space.

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