As air is life to our body, music is a driving force in the mind while dancing Tango. Music is heard in the present moment, a tangible reminder of our present yet impermanent existence amid the continuum of time and space. It reminds us to Be Here Now while dancing Tango.
It is known that Buddhists use mantras, the chanting or the repetition of a word or phrase as a tool to maintain concentration and awareness. Through music, our mind and body can be harmonized so that there is no separation between them while dancing.
For meditation purposes, we can select songs that are simple and rhythmic to keep the mind