Beginners Flamenco Dance and Technique Course

Highlights

  • Learn how to Flamenco dance in the heart of Andalucía.
  • Develop your Flamenco dancing technique and skill at this local dance school.
  • Immerse yourself in the Spanish culture off the beaten track in Seville.
£240 pp
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What you'll do

A Typical Day

Class schedule
– Classes start at 9.30am Monday – Friday each week
– Each class lasts 120 minutes leaving you plenty of free time during the day to explore Seville
– Please note that if there is only 1 person in the class, classes will be reduced to 90 minutes

Dance Course
– The dance classes are focused on teaching a sequence to later adapt the rhythm, the guitar and finally the singing
– All palos of flamenco are taught (seguirillas, soleá, soleá por bulerías, alegrías & more)

Technique Course
– The technique course focuses on working the position of the body, zapateados, marcajes and the correct execution of turns

What can I do in my free time?
– The school organises regular visits to local Flamenco dance and music shows as well as encouraging you to explore the history of Flamenco in this beautiful city
– Weekends are free for you to explore the local area or just kick back and relax on this learning holiday with a difference

Where can I stay?
You’re welcome to make your own arrangements so you can pick accommodation to suit your needs, however, optional accommodation can be booked in addition to your language course in a shared apartment with other students and locals. You can simply add it on to your booking (for an additional charge) and more information about it can be found in the FAQs section at the bottom of the page.

What's included

Included

  • 5 x 120 minute flamenco dance lessons each week
  • Lessons take place Monday to Friday at 9.30am
  • Information on local Flamenco shows around Seville
  • Map of Seville
  • One evening out led by a school representative each Monday to help you socialise and meet others studying Flamenco at the school
  • Dance diploma
  • WiFi
Your local host

Eukene & team

Dedicated to teaching all things Flamenco to both visitors and locals including dance, compas and guitar lessons, this friendly Flamenco school in the heart of Seville, led by Eukene, will ensure you'll get the most out of your time there and will show you the real Flamenco in Seville.

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Location

The school is located in the Macarena district, which covers the northern area of the historical city centre reaching the old city walls. It’s a residential area with many churches and Flamenco clubs offering visitors an insight into local life that reaches beyond seeing Seville as a ‘tourist’.

Features
– Two sound-proofed, cushioned floor dance studios
– Dressing rooms with showers (men and women)
– Rooftop terrace for socialising and relaxing
– Common room featuring library with Flamenco music & books
– Teachers are keen to show you Seville and introduce you to local Flamenco shows for a complete cultural experience
– Classes will be given in Spanish but most teachers will know some basic English

Nearest airport:
Seville – 20 minutes from the centre, taxis are readily available outside and cost approximately €25 each way.

 

FAQs

Who is this suitable for?

- Suitable for students with less than 6 months or no Flamenco dance experience
- Minimum age 16
- Courses are taught in Spanish but most tutors will have some knowledge of English

When can I start?

- Courses start on Mondays throughout the year

Flamenco dance shoes

- You will need to wear the appropriate shoes for the dance lessons
- The school have many pairs that students can borrow for 10 Euro for the stay
- They also have a small shop where you can by a pair
- They recommend borrowing shoes for the first day and then you can decide if you want to invest in a pair or not (prices start from 35 Euro)

More about the optional accommodation

You can add accommodation to your booking in a shared apartment in the Macarena district with other students or Spanish locals for 6 nights.

You will have your own room and will share a kitchen and bathroom. Rooms are safe and clean and are located within a 10-15 minute walk of the school in the historic centre of Seville. The rooms are rented by locals so you will be staying with people who know the city very well. In some cases, the owner may rent more than one room so you may share the apartment with other students from the school. However, this is not guaranteed.

Bed sheets are provided but please remember to bring your own towels. Meals are not included but you can use the kitchen to prepare food. Prices include a small booking fee and are based on arrivals on the Sunday afternoon before your course starts and end on the Saturday morning after your course has finished. Check-in is anytime after 3pm on Sunday with check-out by 10am on Saturday morning. Your exact accommodation location and key pick up details will be emailed to you approximately 1 week before the start of your course.

IMPORTANT - Easter and Feria de Abril
During the dates around and including Easter and Feria de abril, accommodation in Seville is limited and cannot be guaranteed. Accommodation prices are also subject to a surcharge of €70 for a single room and €100 for a double room. Please contact us if you would like to enquire about these dates.

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