The Complete Interview with Alex Krebs, Part 2: Musicality

Since posting an article about my interview with Alex Krebs at Tangofest in 2008, I have received several requests to publish the fully transcribed interview. It is finally here in two parts (due to length). Revisiting this interview was a great experience; Alex is an excellent dancer, musician, instructor, and thinker with a great perspective […] Read more…

Quotes on Teaching

Stephen Nachmanovich, author of Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art: If the art is created with the whole person, then the work will come out whole. Education must teach, reach, and vibrate the whole person rather than merely transfer knowledge. Alice Hamachek: Consciously, we teach what we know; unconsciously, we teach who we are. Joan […] Read more…

Shared Energy: An Interview with Arjay Centeno & Melissa Rutz

Arjay Centeno and Melissa Rutz are ranked among the top west coast swing dancers in the world. Placing at the top of champion-level competitions at west coast swing festivals across the country, they regularly teach nationally and internationally. Arjay and Melissa come from different but complementary backgrounds: Arjay comes from a musical background playing the […] Read more…

Connected Movement: An Interview with Alex Krebs

Alex Krebs is an Argentine tango dancer, teacher, and performer based in Portland, Oregon. He has taught and performed throughout the United States and Europe and now owns the studio Tango Berretín in Portland. He is especially known for his focus on musicality. Alex has a Bachelor’s degree in music and physics from Reed College […] Read more…

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