Religion: The Lindy/The Tango

In the movie ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’, Morrie used to dance the lindy and the tango.

The Lindy:

The Lindy hop is an American dance that evolved in New York City in the 20s and 30s. It originally evolved with jazz music at that time. It was very popular during the Swing dancing era in the late 30s and early 40s. It was a fusion of many dances that were popular  during its development but is mainly based on jazz and tap, it is a member of the swing dance family. The Lindy was most famous in the 40s. It revived in the late 80s but died again in the mid 90s. 

The Tango:

The Tango is a partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the border between Argentina and Uruguay, it soon spread to the rest of the world. The early tango was known as tango criollo. Today, there are many forms of the tango. Popularly and among tango dancing circles, the authentic tango is considered to be the one closest to the form originally danced in Argentina and Uruguay. It has been suggested that tango makes people feel more relaxed and less depressed. The tango has yet to die. 


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