[Tango-L] Beginners and milongas

Keith keith at tangohk.com
Fri Feb 15 13:56:37 EST 2008

What's the point of replacing one 'basic figure' with another basic figure? 
Especially as the 6CB incudes the worst elements of the 8CB, i.e. the back 
step and the Resolution. I think the only common ground so far in this 
discussion is that there should be no such thing as a basic figure in 

Keith, HK

 On Sab Feb 16  1:35 , Carol Shepherd  sent:

>Since we all hate the 8CB paso basico so much and feel it is a failed 
>teaching method that encourages the wrong kind of dancing and collisions 
>on the pista,
>how do we all feel about the open frame 6CB (modified box step) that is 
>frequently taught for milonga?

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