Milongas can also be a little overwhelming, especially at first or when attending a new milonga. We have put together some top tips for dancing with care and consideration in the Milonga so that you can relax and know that you are getting it right. The flow of the dance at milongas is really important to ensure that all couples on the floor can concentrate on each other, the dance and the music – not watching out for other couples getting in the way.
Following the flow of dance at the milonga will help you to be a considerate dancer, the basic rules are the same at every event so being familiar with them will mean that you can confidently attend any Milonga safe in the knowledge that you will be able to dance with care and consideration.
Take a look at the main rules of the dance flow below:
Follow the lanes in an anti-clockwise direction and try not to change too much.
Only enter the dance floor when there is space and the couple to the left have seen you.
If you do change lanes make sure you have been noticed by the dancers around you.
If you do have to change lanes always pass left.
Try to keep an eye on the couples next to you from the corner of your eye.