social dancing

Entertaining Tango Etiquette

Most tango students plan to eventually start dancing socially at milongas. You may have heard about the etiquette and traditions of the milonga, and maybe it's made you a little nervous about actually attending one. Or maybe you've been to one or two and left a bit confused about what exactly was going on. While the etiquette (sometimes called the "Codigos de milonga") can seem archaic or arbitrary, it is mostly based on common courtesy and smoothing social interactions. Here is an illustrated guide for your reference and amusement: