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Caricias

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Caresses: A gentle stroking with the leg or shoe against some part of the partner's body They can be subtle or extravagant See Adorno Firulete and Lustrada

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Carousel

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A term used for molinete con sacadas to the man’s left the lady’s right with ochos and or ocho cortado to exit

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Carpa

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The tent: A figure created when the man leads the lady onto one foot as in or at the end of calesita and then steps back away from her causing her to lean at an angle from her foot to his frame See Inclinada Puente

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Castigada

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(from castigar - to punish) a punishment: A lofting of the lady's working leg followed by flexing at the knee and caressing the working foot down the outside of the supporting leg Often done as an adorno prior to stepping forward as in parada or in ochos

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Chiche

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(pl chiches) Small ornamental beats done around the supporting foot with the working foot in time with the music either in front or in back as desired See Adorno Firulete

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Cintura

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Waist

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Club Style

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See Milonguero Style Also see Stephen Brown's Styles of Argentine Tango

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Codigos

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Codes: Refers to the codes of behavior and the techniques for finding a dance partner in the milongas in Buenos Aires Civility respectfulness and consideration are the hallmark of the true and serious milonguero See Cabeceo

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Colgada

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A spinning move executed by a couple at the end of an inside barrida in which both dancers lean out away from each other and spin rapidly until the man leads out with a back step

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Compadre

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A responsible brave well behaved and honorable man of the working class who dresses well and is very macho

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Compadrito

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Dandy; hooligan; street punk; ruffian They invented the Tango

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Compás

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Beat as in the beat of the music The walking count or impulse of each measure the simplest element of each piece of music See Ritmo

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A café like establishment with a nice atmosphere where one can purchase refreshments and dance tango A nice place to meet friends or a date for dancing

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Confiteria Style

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May refer to a smooth and simple Salon Style as in Tango Liso or to Milonguero Style

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Contrapaso

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A step produced when you lock one foot behind the other For instance right foot steps forward left foot locks behind right Now right foot steps forward again This can be done in single or double time in one instance or repetitively Also see Rabona and ...

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Corrida

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(also: corridita a little run) from correr: to run A short sequence of running steps

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Corrida Garabito

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A milonga step in which the couple alternately step through between each other the man with his right leg and the lady mirroring with her left in espejo then pivot to face each other as they step together May be repeated as desired

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Corte

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Cut: In tango corte means cutting the music either by syncopating or by holding for several beats May refer to a position in which the torso is erect over a flexed supporting leg with the working leg extended forward to a pointe with the knees together w ...

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Cortina

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Curtain: A brief musical interlude between tandas at a milonga

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Crossed Feet

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Occurs whenever the couple are stepping together on his and her right feet and then on his and her left feet regardless of direction The opposite of parallel feet

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