Foot Exercises For Tango Dancers

Why are foot exercises so important for tango dancers?

Strong metatarsals are needed in order to make the transfer of weight seem effortless. When the foot has a good arch to it and the toes can extend to the floor when stepping, this adds to the quality, artistry and ease of each movement. A pointed foot also helps the whipping movement of boleos, ganchos and patadas.

Here are three of my favourite exercises that strengthen the feet and will help your tango technique:

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