About Flamenco Worcester

Flamenco Worcester is a group of flamenco aficionados, students and performers building a community of dancers in Central Massachusetts. Our goal is to showcase this powerful, classical Spanish art form to our region, promoting our love for a dance that is passionate, disciplined and elegant!

One can begin flamenco at any time – no partner or dance experience is necessary. Flamenco is for everyone…male and female, all ages and body types. It is a particularly powerful tool for women and girls, helping build self-esteem and a positive body image.

Flamenco Worcester is led by Edmy Ortiz who, two years before finalizing herArchitectural studies Edmy decided to join the Academy of Spaniard Dance "El PatioAndaluz" (2001), where she learned the basics of Flamenco "Sevillanas, Castanuelas y Tecnicas de Clasico Español" all under the training of Paquita Acosta (Spanish dancer, bailadora). In 2003 she moved to Massachusetts where she decided to continue perusing dance; now under the training of the admired Maestro Ramon De Los Reyes. Mrs. Ortiz has also integrated herself into worshops from Issac and Nino De Los Reyes,  Soledad Barrio, La Lupi, Pastora Galvan and Omayra Amaya. She is an experienced and talented instructor who has performed with the renowned Ramon De Los Reyes Spanish Dance Theatre in Boston. Known for her patience, humor and passion, Edmy is an ideal teacher for both children and adults – from beginners to advanced.

We have a new studio in Worcester and are excited to share news about our new classes, performances and events, as well as flamenco news from around the state. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/flamencocaribe to receive regular updates and join our growing community!

We are available for performances, demonstrations, Spanish theme private parties, workshops, school residencies and more! 

For a private event reservation for your upcoming event, please contact us for a quote and availability then CLICK HERE to submit your deposit! 


 

DANCE CLASSES

Why Flamenco?

Burn some calories, reduce stress, create a hobby and meet fun people while exploring the fundamentals of the Flamenco Dance and learn about a new culture and way of life.

Also...

Build your confidence while increasing your overall muscle strength and brain health.

Strengthen your core, improve your posture, and improve your mind body coordination through integrated movements.

Improve your rhythm... and expand your knowledge of a different culture while learning to express yourself individually.

Challenge your brain by continually building new neurological connections.

  • Feel Happy! Exercise and repetitive movement have been found to increase serotonin in the brain. [There is a lot of repetitive movement in every class.]
  • Practice expressing your feelings. Learn to listen to and follow your instincts.
  • Being part of a positive learning community - perhaps one of my favorite benefits – We have fun doing this!

Besides is a perfect excuse to wear big elegant earrings, put a flower in your head and put on those bright red shoes and lipstick you were always afraid to wear in public.  If you’re thinking, I’m too old to start this now. Not so. Most of the students begin studying flamenco as adults and quickly become hooked on this art form which they might not have known a lot about before. 

Flamenco Dance Classes for Adults

Flamenco classes focuses on strong footwork, upper body coordination, understanding flamenco music and compás, castanets, proper posture and breathing. We will begin to develop the muscle strength and dance skills necessary for flamenco dance as we learn a new choreography. 

Mondays

Beginners 6:30-7:30PM. No prior dance experience required.

Adv. Beginners 7:30-8:30PM Some experience required.

Wednesdays 

Adv. Beginners 6:30-7:30PM Some experience required.

Beginners 7:30-8:30PM. No prior dance experience required.

Registration:

Go to: http://form.jotform.us/form/40444753949161

 

Flamenco Fitness

Join us this Fall 2014 for a fun workout hour of Rumba Flamenca!

Unique routines featuring Flamenco dance steps to the rhythm of Gypsy Kings, Azucar Moreno, Ojos de Brujo, Rosario Flores and more.

Mondays 9:00AM ONLY $10p/p

Registration (required):

Go to: http://form.jotform.us/form/40444753949161

 

FlamenKiddos!

Flamenco music and dancing is an important aspect of traditional Spanish culture. FlamenKiddos will introduce your children to the beautiful formal folk dance and music of Spain. Girls and boys will not only get to know flamenco music, rhythm, coordination and movement skills they will enjoy making noise in a bilingual environment! We incorporate a variety of flamenco dancer-themed craft projects into our lesson plan for an entertaining, educational outlet for our students.

 Mondays 5:30 – 6:00PM

 Registration (required):

Go to: http://form.jotform.us/form/40444753949161

 

 

 


 

Flamenco Dance Classes Tuition

1HR or fraction or hour Class Card x 6 Classes = $70 

1.5HR Class Card x 6 Classes = $90 (Valid for 12 months) 

Drop-ins $15 (1HR Class). Reservations required.

 


 

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