The Tango Romantica is danced in a 4/4 Tango rhythm at a tempo of 28 four-beat measures per minute (112 beats per minute). It was invented by Ljudmila Pakhomova, Aleksandr Gorshkov (who skated this as an OSP dance in 1974, two years before becoming the first ever Olympic ice dance champions) and their coach Elena […]
Useful video, annotating the dance
The Canasta Tango is a beginners’ dance (UK Level 2; US Preliminary Level), skated in Reverse Kilian hold, with the lady on the left. Both partners skate the same steps, all of which are forward. The music is 4/4, at 104 beats per minute, with a tango rhythm. Inventor: James B. Francis First performed: The […]
USFSA 2012-13 Tests Book: Excellent book with 38 dance patterns, plus all the USFSA figure skating tests.
The European Waltz is a Pre-Silver level dance (ISA Primary Test) in the USA, and a Level 6 dance in the UK. It is skated throughout in a Closed or Waltz position to 3/4 time waltz music at 135 beats per minute consisting mainly of Waltz three turns. Erect posture and soft knee bend gives […]