Gancho (Dance Move)

Gancho (Dance Move)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gancho means "hook" in Spanish and Portuguese, and describes certain "hooking actions" in some dances of Latin American heritage, in Argentine Tango (leg action) and Salsa (arm action and foot action) in particular.In Argentine Tango, a gancho is a sharp move when a dancer hooks a leg around a partner's leg by bending the knee and then straightening. Both male and female partners may perform ganchos, however when followers perform them, they often happen as a consequence of their trailing leg running into one of the leader's (purposefully positioned) legs. This hooking may be done both from either side of the partner's leg.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Stapress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136282321
  • 9786136282329