Sevillanas 3&4

  • Saturdays
  • Time: 15:15 - 16:15
  • Starting: Jul 4th
  • Length: 8 Weeks
  • Price: 95 GBP inc VAT
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Sevillanas 3&4

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Course Description

** COVID 19
Due to the ongoing situation, the 8-sessions in this course will be taught online via the platform zoom. We have been teaching via zoom since March with amazing results.  At the time when face to face lessons can be resumed (hopefully this autumn), we will continue to offer the online lessons as well,  for those of you who can't join us in person! 

Sevillanas are a folkloric Andalusian style of Flamenco dance, danced at ferias/festivals all over Andalusia and have been popularised throughout Spain. We will be teaching 4 Sevillanas and this course will focus on the first two. Sevillanas 1 & 2 will be taught in a continuation course. 

In this course, you will focus on the first two Sevillanas, and you will learn:

  • The steps of each sevillana
  • To work on body, arms and hand coordination
  • To develop your own style and character
  • Footwork: your instructor will incorporate footwork in the lessons, but you will have the option to practice it with flamenco shoes, or with trainers that won't create noise for your neighbours. There will also be footwork videos available so that you can practice this skill on your own time.
  • The course is 8 classes that last a duration of 60 minutes.

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. 

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 (and no rubber soles!). For the ladies, if you have a Flamenco skirt, please bring it along! 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. 

Looking for more? Our events are a great way to tip your tow into Latin and Spanish culture.

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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!

Location

Address:
  • 99 Lavender Hill
  • London
  • United Kingdom
Phone:
  • 020 3095 7382

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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