Regular, weekly classes are held throughout the year at three locations in London, Neal’s Yard Meeting Rooms, Covent Garden, The City Lit, Covent Garden and Sutton College with occasional classes at La Caseta Flamenca , Streatham.
Private classes are also available for individuals and small groups. These can be in a hired studio or in the company's purpose-built studio in South London.
See below for more details.
Elementary / Intermediate level TIENTOS workshops
Sundays 10:30am to 12noon.
14 January, 4 February +
11 March 2018.
SEVILLANAS Recap classes
Beginners are welcome to these friendly and dynamic ‘open’ classes (suitable
for men and women, young and old) as well as Elementary level students with up
to three years' Flamenco Dance experience who will be challenged in speed,
style, technique and solo performance. Basic technique and co-ordination
exercises (including castanets) lead on to weekly Sevillanas practise
followed by ‘flamenco puro’ Fandangos de Huelva.
£14 per drop-in class. Reduced price for advance payment per calendar month.
To enrol contact Danielle - see contact details at foot of the page.
Neal’s Yard Meeting Rooms
Basement Dance Studio
(Nearest underground stations are Covent Garden, Leicester Square & Tottenham Court Road. Neal’s Yard is tucked between Monmouth Street and Shorts Gardens, accessible through the arches leading into Neal’s Yard. The Meeting Rooms are next door to the Walk-In Back Rub Shop. From Covent Garden tube, it's 3mins walk: go down Neal Street, left at Shorts Gardens and then take the tiny alley on your right, leading to Neal’s Yard).
Regular weekly Thursday classes, progressing throughout the year:
Spring Term: 12 April to 28 June 2018 ( 12 classes ).
These fun, friendly, rigorous and dynamic classes include regular live guitar accompaniment and a wide variety of recorded flamenco music & song. Students have the opportunity to video section of the class so as to facilitate home practise.
In this fun and dynamic course you will learn fundamental flamenco dance
moves, steps and rhythms in an energising and supportive atmosphere, progressing
from 'Absolute Beginners' in Term 1 through 'Beginners' in Term 2 to 'Fast
Beginners' in Term 3. Experience
the rich complexity of this Andalucian Gypsy art form and develop presence,
fitness and co-ordination. A Fandangos de
Huelva con abanico/sombrero (with fan/hat)
choreography will be taught.
12.15pm to 1.45pm. £179 (concessions available, see college website). Course Code DDM052.
Flamenco: rhythm & speed
As part of Spanish Weekend at The City Lit:
Flamenco: sing, dance, perform!
This short intensive course is open to absolute beginners as well as students of flamenco with up to 5 years’ experience and includes live guitar accompaniment. Participants will learn to:-
NOTE: To avoid disappointment, enrol at least a week before these courses start. If you find the course is full, call the Dance & Drama office on 020 7492 2542 and put your name down on the WAITING LIST.
The City Lit
1-10 Keeley Street
(5mins' from Holborn/Covent Garden stations).
Flamenco Dancing –
Spring Term 2018: Fridays 4 May to 29 June + Wednesday 4 July.
HALF TERM BREAK Fridays 1st + 8th June (8
classes over 10 weeks).
Enjoy a dynamic, thorough and fun-filled flamenco dance course, learning and
consolidating the basic style, steps and moves. Each session will include
warm-up, some basic footwork and co-ordination exercises, and learning a short
dance routine in authentic flamenco style. There will be many performance
opportunities throughout the year; this friendly and supportive course, taught
in English and in Spanish, is open to men, women, young and old – Absolute
Beginners are welcome, as well as those with several years' experience of
dancing flamenco. A ‘Fandangos de Huelva con abanico / sombrero’
choreography will be taught: women will dance using a fan while men will dance
using a hat (fans and hats will be supplied by the tutor for students to borrow
St Nicholas Way
(Nearest Rail station is Sutton, turn right out of the station then a 5mins walk).
1:1 private class: £45 per hour / £55 per 90mins + studio fee. N.B. free studio available in Streatham Vale, south London with sprung floor and mirrors.
Small private groups also welcome, fee to be negotiated depending on number of participants, live guitar accompaniment etc.
For more information, contact Danielle on 07765 261477 or info@FlamencoConGusto.co.uk