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Re: To Torque or not to Torque
Posted by Anonymous
11/16/2006  7:26:00 AM
"Anonymous. Exactly what is body flight.
Please explain in simple language."

Carrying enough energy of movement in the body that you will, with no further action, drift completely through the step you are currently taking and on into at least one additional step in the same direction.

To avoid taking that additional step, you would need to rise and absorb the energy to a momentary stop (waltz), rise somewhat and redirect in a somewhat new direction (foxtrot), or push against the floor in a braking/checking action.

Unique among the standard dances, tango does not have body flight.
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