Flamenco Dance

Flamenco is a percussive dance from the south of Spain known for it’s fiery energy and proud posture. Elena Villa shares her many years of studying, performing and teaching flamenco in a fun, supportive and focused learning environment.

This class invites students to explore the art of flamenco and its compelling rhythms/forms (palos) through clearly explained technique and movement drills, including posture, arms & hands, basic footwork, and step combinations that build coordination and connection to the music. The class includes informational handouts.

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Attire: Shoes with a minimum 1-inch, hard heel, such as flamenco shoes or jazz/character shoes, recommended. Wear comfortable clothing that shows the line of the body and does not hide the feet.