Flamenco Foundation course

  • Saturdays
  • Time: 13:00 - 15:00
  • Starting: Jun 5th
  • Length: 1 day
  • Price: 30 GBP inc VAT and all materials
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Flamenco Foundation course

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Course Description

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Join London's top Flamenco school to learn with the best instructors in a warm and supportive dance community, and see yourself progress all the way from complete beginner to advanced.

Start your journey by joining our incredibly popular Flamenco Foundation Course! This 2-hour course (1 session of 2 hrs) is designed for anyone who is brand new to flamenco and wants to take their first steps to discover this beautiful art form, giving you a basic understanding of what flamenco dance is and how to learn it.  You will learn the essential rhythms, bodywork and footwork particular to Flamenco. No special shoes or clothes are required for this course, although you are very welcome to come with your flamenco shoes if you have them.

After completing this course, you can continue to progress in our curriculum, by joining Level 1 classes.

Some benefits of starting to learn flamenco are that it:
- Improves your fitness and coordination and tones your muscles.
- Improves your posture and softens joints if you sit at a computer all day, or many hours.
- Allows you to feel and express all of your emotions in a different way.

By joining Flamenco lessons at Battersea Spanish, you will have access to:
- the only UK school with a comprehensive flamenco curriculum
- a personalised way of teaching and learning
- a supportive community and learning environment
- top dance studios with full body mirrors and specialised flamenco flooring to enhance your moves and protect your body
- opportunities to perform in our yearly show and Christmas fiesta
- special monthly workshops taught by visiting artists to learn additional skills
- masterclasses to learn about the art, history and contemporary developments within flamenco
- free access to our studios to provide you with rehearsal opportunities

Our courses are very popular and fill up very quickly, so please secure your seat now to avoid disappointment!

Frequently Asked Questions

Carmen Igarza

Hola! My name is Carmen Igarza and I come from beautiful Albacete in Spain. As a professional dancer, I’ve had the privilege of performing around the UK with Alma Flamenca Company, touring major theatres including The Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham Hippodrome, Dublin Opera House and the Lowry Centre. I perform regularly in London, including Ronnie Scott’s and currently I’m working with a number of dance companies as well as teaching. I aim to create a relaxed atmosphere where students can express themselves within this beautiful art form. I also love to have a good time with my students, so I look forward to seeing you soon!


  • 263-265 Battersea Park Road
  • London
  • United Kingdom
  • 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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