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How to dance Argentine Tango exercise 2: follower’s basic cross

Let’s practice the basic cross, in which your left leg crosses in front of your right leg when walking backward.
Although leaders and followers can make crosses in Argentine Tango, we focus here on the follower’s cross.
This position appears for the first time in the close embrace partner’s dances in the Argentine Tango’s choreography.
I like to imagine the first milongueros making this move never seen before, with an air of innovation and defiance.

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