Beginners/Elementary Flamenco Express Course

7.15 - 8.45pm

Learn the basics of  flamenco and Tanguillos, the traditionnal dance from Cadiz.

This is a short course designed for complete beginners and elementary  beginners, those who have some experience, other dance background or are a fast learner.

Not sure this course is for you? You are welcome to attend  the first lesson on Tuesday 11th June to try before committing to the full course. The drop in session is £25

All classes are accompanied by live guitar music and held at professional dance studios.

Course details

When: Tuesdays 7.15- 8.45pm 

Where: Jubilee Hall Gym, 30 The Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 8BE (near the Transport Museum). For directions to Jubilee Hall Gym click here.

Dates:  Starts on 11/6/24 ends on  9/7/24

Classes will continue in September for those willing to carry on after.  Join at any time even if the course has already started. 

Duration: 5 weeks

Fee:

Full course early bird £110 in studio/£100 zoom book by midday on 10th June or £120 in studio/£115 zoom after

It is possible to join once the course has started. Contact us to arrange. You are welcome to attend an individual lesson before committing to the full course. Single lesson is £25. 

 

All classes are accompanied by live guitar music and held at professional dance studios

Booking
To book please email us info@ilusionflamenca.co.uk  or call 07931341754

Our courses are very popular so we advise early booking to avoid disappointment

Students are welcome to join any time even if the course has already started. We offer private catch up lessons should students require them.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I wear for my first lesson? 

Ladies for your first class a pair of court shoes or any pair of comfortable thick-heeled shoes will work well, expect a lot of stomping. You may also bring a flared maxi skirt if you wish. Gentlemen, please avoid trainers.  

 

Can I try  before committing to the course?

Not sure if flamenco is for you? Would you like to give it a try before registering for the full weekly course? We offer beginner taster lessons. Our next one is on 10th January. If you have missed he taster session you are welcome to attend a drop in trial lesson at £20.

Where can I buy flamenco gear?

We have good quality handmade semi-professional flamenco shoes, boots and beginner skirts for sale at competitive prices. Let your teacher know and they will advice you on requirements before making any purchases. 

Once you have joined our weekly class, you may buy your equipment from us, just let us know so that we can bring them in for you to try on. We strongly recommend not buying any of your gear online before trying on.

Can I borrow flamenco shoes from you?

 

We have some shoes and skirts that we hire out to students on a first come first basis. The fee is £5 (for both items) which we donate to charity. Please let us know if you wish to hire for your first lesson this will make it even more fun!. Please note that if you decide to join our course we strongly recommend you buy your own shoes.

Is it possible to join the course once it has started?

Yes! The way we structure our courses allows for students to join any time. The sooner you join obviously, the better! We also officer private tuition to help students catch up if needed. We will do our best to accommodate you!
 
What happens if I miss a lesson? 

All our lessons are recorded, and we send links of the recordings to our students at the end of each session. So if you missed a lesson you can catch up from the comfort of your own home and at a time convenient for you. 

If you join once the block has started we will only charge you for the remaining weeks starting from your first lesson.

What is your refund policy?

Once you have made a payment for a course refunds are not possible. You may transfer your credit to join another course, or you may transfer it to a new student only. We can also issue you with a gift voucher to spend in our shop (gift vouchers are valid for 12 months unless otherwise agreed).

Does the school offer performance opportunities?
 
The school offers performance opportunities throughout the year at Dance Festivals in Central London. These are option. We invite all students to participate at the Gala Flamenca, which is showcase organized by the school. Our next Gala will be held on Sunday 14th July 2024. The show is supported by professional musicians and technicians. Watch the video promo here 
Note for new students
We advise you to let us know that you are coming to our lesson for the first time. If we know that you are coming we will be able to contact you in the unlikely event of any change to place of your lesson.

See you in class!

Future courses and workshops

Please register your interest in future sevillanas courses and workshops by emailing us at info@ilusionflamenca.co.uk  or sign up to our newsletter here 

Covid Policy

Please do not attend the class if you have covid symptoms. Facemasks are not required during the lesson.