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This is one of the 8 possible turns in Argentine Tango.

The Anti-Molinete is an inverse Molinete form. It is highly unusual to say the least. The trick to it ? There’s an orientation change for the couple. The Follower is still going to take a Forward Step, a Back Step, and a Side Step around their Lead. However, in this instance. the couple’s embrace will be re-oriented where the Follower is facing away from the Lead at all times. This is what makes it an ‘anti’ Molinete. Here’s an interesting idea for you to try…in this instance, the Follower is going around the Lead. What about the reverse, the Lead’s version of the Anti-Molinete. 😉

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