Centro de Flamenco Melbourne, Australia
——Committed to the promotion of flamenco dance and music in Australia——
We offer flamenco dance workshops, school incursions, private tuition & group lessons in flamenco dance for children and adult beginners, flamenco guitar, percussion & singing in Melbourne. Yearly performance opportunities are available for regular dance students & music lessons include opportunities in accompaniment.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
NO PARTNER NEEDED
CONNECT WITH & UNDERSTAND YOUR BODY
IMPROVE RHYTHM & COORDINATION
DEVELOP STRENGTH & CONFIDENCE
HEAL THE BODY& MIND THROUGH DANCE MOVEMENT
CENTRO DE FLAMENCO MELBOURNE TIMETABLE 2019
REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR CLASSES YEAR-ROUND
DANCE MOVEMENT THERAPY. JOIN ANY TIME ! CASUAL LESSONS AVAILABLE
Tuesdays 18:00 - 19:00 Beginners Technique (no experience needed)
Tuesdays 19:00 - 20:00 Beginners Choreography
Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 Children’s Flamenco
Thursdays 19:30 - 20:30 BAREFOOT Flamenco (no experience needed)
Saturdays 09:30-10:30 Bata de Cola & Mantón- Intermediate
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 Beginners Technique (no experience needed)
Saturdays 11:30-12:30 Beginners Choreography
Mondays 7-8pm Flamenco for ballet students (12-18 years)
Mondays 8-9pm Flamenco for parents & friends of Utassy
Enrolments only via the ballet school & subject to school holiday breaks
@ Utassy Ballet School - The Whitehorse Centre
397 Whitehorse Rd Nunawading, VIC 3131
REGULAR BALLARAT DANCE WORKSHOPS-JUNE 2019!!
FLAMENCO CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:
BEGINNERS LEVELS: Introduction to basic technique of footwork, arms and bodywork in flamenco dance. Students learn body awareness, improve posture, musicality and co-ordination whilst learning fundamental steps and essential rhythms. NO dance experience needed, no partner needed!
NEW! BAREFOOT FLAMENCO: Barefoot Flamenco is a unique style of flamenco which does not require intricate footwork with heeled shoes used in regular flamenco class. The aim is to introduce dance as part of our everyday life in it’s most natural and social form, and to explore the essence of dance and song as it is - an integrated part of Andalusian/Gypsy culture of Spain.
The focus of Barefoot Flamenco is also on healing the mind and body through dance movement, singing and music. It is designed to be more gentle on the body than regular flamenco classes and is suitable for the elderly as well as children, and both men and women are welcome.
Beginners learn a gentle but energetic approach to flamenco including arm and bodywork, technique of hand movements, basics of turns and some common steps and breaks which make a part of flamenco dance.
INTERMEDIATE/ EXPERIENCED: A variety of flamenco styles are explored and classes often include use of props such as shawls, fans, bata and castanets. Suitable for dancers with at least 5 years experience in flamenco who would like to develop a deeper understanding of flamenco dance and music. A more comprehensive training to improve and consolidate on footwork, use of the body, turns, marcajes and students develop confidence to dance solo as well as personal instruction to correct technique.
Register Online with your details and we will call or email you to discuss your level and send you a welcome email!
No pre-payment necessary, please bring fees on the first day of courses.
Fees are due on the first day of courses- please bring with you to your lesson.
$150.00 / 6 week course @ 1hour a week (6hours)
SPECIAL OFFER! $250.00 / 6 week course @ 2hours a week (12hours)
$30.00 / Inter-Advanced Casual Classes
$120.00 / 4week Bata de Cola & Mantón Course
$30.00 / 1 hour Beginners Casual Classes
$45.00 / 2 hours Beginners Casual Classes
$100 / 5 weeks Flamenco for Kids or $25/session
Booking required for all courses as timetable subject to change without prior notice.
We do not have Credit Card facilities available.
Fees are non-refundable.
CATCH UP LESSONS
Missed a class? Feel free to come to any other classes timetabled within your level!
Please complete catch up lessons within the 6-week course.
PRIVATE LESSONS & COACHING
Can't make timetabled classes or attend on a regular basis? Private lessons available at the studio or at your home.
We also cater for special needs students. Plan and discuss a lesson program suitable to your needs.
Please enquire directly by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0415888542.
DANCE CLASS GIFT CERTIFICATES
Give a memorable experience for special occasions. Group lesson certificates available, or private lessons can also be arranged at your home. Please email us at email@example.com to arrange a certificate.
Gift Certificate Examples:
6 x Flamenco Dance Group Lessons = $150
Private Flamenco Dance Lesson = From $95
1 x Casual Introductory Class = From $30
2 Hour Flamenco Class = From $45
WHAT TO WEAR - FLAMENCO DANCE CLASSES
Flexible clothing eg. leggings/stretch pants
Full-length, wide circle skirt (available for sale at the studio)
CLOSED-toed shoes or short boots with a block heel
No sandals, open- toed shoes, wedges or pin heels
NO SHOES REQUIRED FOR BAREFOOT FLAMENCO
Bring a full circle skirt if you have one!
It is recommended to come 5-10minutes early to change/stretch/warm up.
Small children must be picked up and dropped off inside the studio entrance.
For parents bringing children to the class-quiet activities or entertainment is recommended for the hour.
Please make sure to ask permission from all instructors before you film any part of the dance class. Filming can be very disturbing for other students.
Coffee / Drinks / Snack machine available & cafe next door. There is a lounge area and kitchen space for food and drink.
FLAMENCO DANCE WEAR
Order your shoes and handmade flamenco dance skirts at the studio! Flamenco dance wear now available in Melbourne. Please enquire at the studio regarding new orders and secondhand items including:
flamenco shoes - new and used
flamenco dance skirts - made to measure
castanets, fans and accessories
bata de cola
Recommended Brands in Spain:
Gallardo - gallardodance.com (please consult instructor)
Senovilla - calzadossenovilla.com
flamencoymas.com - dancewear / accessories
flamencoexport.com - cds/dvds/dancewear
"Flamenco Exchange Australia" Facebook Page
For all new/pre-loved flamenco wear: shoes, skirts, accessories, props, instruments.
FLAMENCO MUSIC LESSONS
@ CENTRO DE FLAMENCO, MELBOURNE
Flamenco & Spanish Guitar Lessons in Melbourne, Victoria Australia - with Alejandro Florez
Flamenco Guiatar Lessons available in Melbourne with Alejandro Florez, resident guitarist and accompaniest for SENES Flamenco and Centro de Flamenco Melbourne!
Contact: Alejandro on 0400888993 or firstname.lastname@example.org for private lessons and all groups more information here
Other Flamenco & Spanish Music Lessons Melbourne:
Cante and Cajón Classes and Workshops
Contact: 0415888542 or email@example.com for private lessons and register your interest for group lessons.