Good leaders and followers can be exciting. But do they always have to be? If we think about it, some of our most memorable negative tango experiences could be classified as “exciting.” You know, the same way being chased by a bear or almost getting run over by a snow plow can be exciting.
As you become a skilled leader or follower, don’t think you suddenly have an obligation to make every dance a thrill ride. Thinking that your style lacks fireworks is probably just in your head, because your partners won’t see it that way. They’ll just think you’re good.