When it comes to tango, three words are commonly used, and those three words are often associated with the term frenemies − leader, follower, and dancing. Those three worlds can also lead to quite a few misunderstandings as well, especially for a child who is both learning tango and learning the true meaning of those three words.Read More
There are plenty of television shows on today that get adults and children, including those right here in Medford, excited about the different styles of dance. One form, in particular, the tango, has been popular for years, and the notion still holds true today. Originally, shaking a leg in
this fashion was personal and intimate between the two partners. These emotions are still a focal point of modern Argentine tango.
Dancing lessons are a great way for kids in to learn coordination, cooperation, and how to have a good time in a social setting. Knowing how to tango might not come up every day in their adult lives, but it can come in handy on some of the most important days of their lives. However, everyone has to start somewhere, and your kids will have to master the basics before they can move on to more advanced skills. These basics can apply to any dancing style, and they can even become life lessons your kids can apply throughout their lives.Read More
Life is always a challenge, even in a developed nation like America, but there are issues particular to youth that, from that younger perspective, can seem bigger and more complex than they need to be. The teen years are full of learning and self-discovery, and that often means having to make a great many choices, some of which are trivial, and some of which can have a life-long impact.
Of course, it’s hard to tell which choices will be the ones that are major and minor, but it’s generally easy to see which may be more positive choices and which ones are negative. If you’re a parent, you may be interested in steering your teen towards more positive experiences, and if you’re a teen, the best way to find out whether something is for you or not is to give it at least a try. This is where learning the tango comes in.Read More
For parents that are dealing with kids in their teens, there may be some anxiety about what to do now that summer is here. A teenager with time to kill can find many ways to fill up the schedule, but there’s always a question of just how productive those alternatives are.
One way that you might be able to keep teens occupied and engaged is with more classes. Of course, a return to a typical school setting is not what any teen wants to do during the summer. But if you’re looking for something different, learning the Argentine Tango might be the ticket. But what is it, and what can it do for teenagers?Read More