Milongas seem intimidating at first glance. Often, the attendees are all dressed up and looking sharp. Not only does everyone want to dress well, they also want to look good on the dance floor.
But once out there, instead of dancing our best, our minds are preoccupied with avoiding mistakes and the fear of judgement. But by focusing so much on avoiding mistakes, we are also - consciously or not - announcing to all that we're afraid of expressing who we really are.
However, tango is the best place to fully embrace (pun intended) our true personalities. Only by doing so will be have a chance of looking good in front of everyone. So don't hold back. Don't be afraid of who you are.
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