Top Flamenco Dance Courses Online
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to learn to dance flamenco, we recommend you some of the best Online Courses in Spanish, English, Japanese and Italian.
In ALL FLAMENCO we say it all the time. There are infinite types of flamenco lovers. Because nobody has the same path or learns things in life in the same chronological order or with the same ingredients. And this, instead of being considered something positive, is often a source of frustration. In the flamenco disciplines there are many occasions in which the beginners compare themselves with the veterans instead of being inspired by them. This is especially true in dance.
Dancing is composed of many physical parts that combine to transmit: from a raised pinky to a heel off the ground. But above all, dancing involves putting many mental parts in harmony to let the body's expression flow. And we understand it's not easy. In addition to repeating and repeating the technique, you have to overcome social fears. But on this path, the most important thing is to start.
That's why we think that online courses are a good choice. Because, for those who have not yet decided to go to a classroom, it is a great way to have a first contact with the dance.
To you, who love flamenco, but don't dare to dance it in public. To you, who love the rhythm, but you don't know how to accompany it with your palmas (hand clapping). To you, who want to take the plunge at a party. Or you want to dance at your own, in your room, and you only want to learn a few steps to improvise on. This is a good way to "warm up" and learn the basics of flamenco.
Don't know where to look? We'll take care of it! Here are some RECOMMENDATIONS to start 2023 at the BEST ONLINE FLAMENCO SCHOOLS.
ONLINE COURSES IN SPANISH
Marília Cartell Bress is a Brazilian dancer who has been in love with flamenco for almost thirty years, but it wasn't until just before the pandemic that she poured her knowledge into an Instagram account that already has more than 100,000 followers, a Youtube channel and a Whatsapp and Telegram group. In them she gives flamenco tips, advice for beginners and, above all, spreads the spirit of learning. She has more than 400 students all over the world. Whether you want to learn about her work or start a free online trial class, this is your link.
ONLINE COURSES IN ENGLISH (AND JAPANESE)
Asami Ikeda is a japanese bailaora (flamenco dancer) who was into the banking world when flamenco came into her life. It wasn’t something expected. In fact, it was something gradual. When she was learning Spanish at college, she had the oportunity to get in touch with flamenco culture. At the same time, she visited tablaos in Tokyo, becoming fascinated by the dance. Then she had the opportunity to travel several times to Spain and it was in Seville when she decided to leave her life behind to stay in Spain and become a flamenco dancer. She settled in Marbella and founded the Flamenco Benalmádena school.
Currently, Asami Ikeda teaches in-person and Online Courses in English. These Online Courses receive personalized training. She also has a Free Online Community to introduce you to the world of flamenco.
ONLINE CLASSES IN SPANISH, ENGLISH AND JAPANESE
Estudio Flamenco is a school located in Seville, but it has everything. From face-to-face classes (beginners courses, intensive courses, annual programs) to online zoom classes, where you can follow the class live. It also has a huge archive of recorded classes, which allows the student to choose which specific subject he/she wants to learn: basic technique, compás and palmas, palos flamencos...
In this way, the student can assemble, like pieces of a puzzle, his own flamenco learning.
ONLINE LESSONS IN ITALIAN
For those who are based in Italy or speak Italian, you will be interested in Flamenco Libero, founded by its director and dance teacher, Giuglia Compagno. Flamenco Libero has, on the one hand, a flamenco dance school located in Palermo (Italy), which also prepares regular flamenco shows. For those who want to get started in flamenco, it has a Youtube channel with free classes.
Here, on its website, it also has different online courses for those who want to get into flamenco dancing.