Flamenco for Beginners Plus (online) (w/xmas break)

  • Mondays
  • Time: 19:00 - 20:00
  • Starting: Nov 9th
  • Length: 8 Weeks
  • Price: 120 GBP inc VAT
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Flamenco for Beginners Plus (online) (w/xmas break)

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Course Description

*Please note that this course breaks for end of year holidays after class 6, and classes 7 and 8 will take place on January 2021, commencing the week of January 11th.* 

Flamenco as an art form oozes passion and seductiveness. Originating in Andalucia, Spain, it has been danced for nearly 500 years, retaining all of its beauty and tradition throughout. This online flamenco course means that you can enjoy this learning journey from anywhere in the world!

If you have recently completed our Introduction to Flamenco Class or have already had a basic exposure to the dance, then come and join our flamenco for beginners family! 

In this 8-week course (with sessions of 1 hr), you will:

  • Focus on refining any already established skills in a fun and welcoming environment. 
  • Mingle with other beginners and make new friends.
  • Develop your footwork. Footwork will be adapted as we understand not everyone has neighbours who love flamenco as much as you do! Video tutorials will be provided to allow you to work on footwork on your own time.

While Flamenco shoes are recommended, please do not worry if you are still yet to acquire any. Just make sure your shoes are comfortable and durable enough to protect your ankles. For the ladies, if you have a Flamenco skirt, please wear it! Whilst it also compliments the full Flamenca outfit, it gives you a brilliant chance to begin learning the moves, skirt in hand. Over the duration of the course, it is advisory that the appropriate footwear and garments are purchased to increase the authenticity of your learning process. 

For those who may have missed a class or are looking to brush up on their techniques at home, video tutorials specific to your class will be available on a weekly basis.

Please be aware, it is very common to complete a level three times before progressing to the next. Everybody learns at their own pace and we wish to accommodate that as best as possible so your teacher will only assess you when you are ready to advance.

These classes will be taught online using the learning platform Zoom (you need a good internet connection and a computer with camera). A link will be sent for you to join the virtual classroom. It's all very easy, and the good news is that you can join us from anywhere in the world! (UK time for lessons).

Frequently Asked Questions

Noemí Luz

¡Hola! My name is Noemí, and I am a flamenco performer, choreographer and teacher. I trained classically at Elmhurst Ballet School and Central School of Ballet (UK) before moving to Seville, Spain age 20. There I became apprentice to my mentor Yolanda Heredia for 6 years, specialising in traditional flamenco and bata de cola technique. I have performed at many traditional flamenco venues in Spain including Tablao Arenal, La Casa de la Guitarra, Peña la Perla de Cadiz, Peña Niño del Alfalfa and Café Zyriab as well as appearing on CanalSur TV and BBC Radio. I co-founded Dotdotdot Dance in 2014 and together we have produced and toured our productions No Frills and In Body around the UK, Sweden and Spain. My choreographic works include The Ugly Truth, Into Being (Sadler’s Wells Takeover of the National Theatre River Stage 2018), Life, Melvin, is a fish and RAW (work in progress). I’ve performed at theatres and festivals such as Coetani Festival for Experimental Flamenco (Athens), CAAC Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Seville), PAUL Studios Collective, The Wall Series Vol.1 (Berlin), Flamenco Fredag (Stockholm) and Contemporary Dance Series Corto y Bailo (Seville) among many others. I have also taught flamenco, choreography and composition workshops and masterclasses at institutions such as the Conservatorio Profesional de Danza (Seville), Estudio 35 (Seville), Asómate Local Flamenco (Seville), Trinity College of Music, The Drama Centre and The Royal College of Music (London) as well as giving private coaching to individual students.

Location

Address:
  • 263-265 Battersea Park Road
  • London
  • United Kingdom
Phone:
  • 02 030 957 382

About Battersea Spanish School

Battersea Spanish is a Spanish language school and Spanish & Latin Cultural Centre in Southwest London where Londoners can learn the language and immerse themselves in the culture of Spain and Latin America. We offer Spanish Classes for Beginners and all other levels, Dance Classes, including Salsa, Flamenco and other Latin rhythms, as well as lessons for kids of all ages.We also provide tailored private Spanish lessons and Spanish courses for intermediate and more advanced speakers.  We were voted Best Spanish School in the UK by Latin UK Awards.

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