When we get into Tango we are asked to keep our chest open, our shoulders back and down. Head UP!
Hips back, abs tight… (I am already tired just writing this…)
AND to top it all…ATTACH OUR BODY TO SOMEONE ELSE and feel NATURAL!
Really now, with all sincerity, since when do any of us walk around with someone stuck on our face?
Certainly NOT me!
Even if you have physically managed to have a good posture, while practicing on your own, when you get into an embrace, your posture will get affected by the contact with the other person.
If you are comfortable with the intimacy of the close embrace your posture will become smoother and gentler, allowing you to merge in a real hug.
If you are still uncomfortable, though, your posture will get worse, will feel more and more unnatural and robotic.
It is awkward, the sooner you accept that the better it will be! (…)
for the whole story, an awkward/funny personal story that made me realize intimacy is received in a different way by different people (DAaaH..!) and of course how you make your happy to more enjoyable posture and refreshed dance