INICIACION (Introduction to Flamenco)
For students with little or no knowledge of flamenco and its rhythms. The student is introduced to some simple styles (palos) of flamenco such as tangos and rumbas and the regional dance of Sevilla called Sevillanas, through a series of drills and exercises in hand and arm movements (braceos) and simple footwork (zapateos).
For students with a basic knowledge of footwork and hand movements. The drills taught to the student in Basico I are further refined and the student is taught how to put together the basic movements in dances such as fandangos, caracoles and alegrias.
INTERMEDIO BAJO (Intermediate)
For students who are familiar with footwork, hand movements and basic rhythms (compass). The student is taught a series of more intricate footwork and arm movement encouraging mastery of technique. The student learns complex versions of the dances taught in Basico I and II (such as tangos and alegrias) as well as new dances (martinete, tientos and solea).
INTERMEDIO ALTO (Intermediate/Advanced)
For students who have an in depth knowledge and are comfortable with the footwork and hand movements and well-versed with different styles (palos) and rhythms (compass) of flamenco. A set series of dances are taught during the course of the classes, the dances becoming increasingly intricate and the movements complex as the student improves in both the knowledge and skill of the art.
CLASE GENERAL (All levels class)
Classes which focus more on other aspects of flamenco such as rhythm and is a fun filled class for students of any experience level.
A class focusing on the student's technique, including footwork and hand movements.
Sevillanas dance form which is typical of the Spanish town of Seville, but they are sung and danced across the Andalusian region. A simple dance usually danced during festivals and parties in Spain.
A class specifically designed for learning original flamenco choreographies.
(Classical Spanish Dance)
Accompanied by castanets and balletic in style, classical Spanish dance moves in a choreographed manner to orchestrated scores by Spanish composers. The dance blends Flamenco, Folklore, and Classical Ballet.
Castanets are percussion instruments several centuries old which through the passage of time has become symbolic of flamenco's soulful beat.