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Tango is a hot, sultry dance full of strutting proud men and softly flowing women, telling the story of sensually charged emotions between them. While it has many similarities to other ballroom dances, the particular movements of the tango are different. There are some of the flowing movements, when both dancers follow each other's movement, but there are also quick jerky head changes from side to side as if the dancers are slapping each other with stiff upper bodies. Upper body movements are structured and refined with pointing hands and stiff heads. Most of the time the upper body does not move while the legs perform a frenetic routine of their own. Then the upper body becomes fluid, both dancers entwine as the male and female elements engage in their own conversation.The modern tango danced today is a much sanitized version of the original. Much of the original, passionate emotion which first filled the dance was lost. There are no longer the lust-filled gazes and women draped provocatively across the men...




...taken at the marmara university hospital...

(marmara üniversitesi hastanesi'nde çekildi.)

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