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2021/22 SCHOOL YEAR TERMS

FALL TERM : Sept 7 - Dec 19 (15 Weeks)

Winter Break - Dec 20 - Jan 2 (2 Weeks)

WINTER TERM: Jan 3 - Apr 24 (16/14 Weeks)

Spring Break - March 14 – March 27 (2 Weeks)

SPRING TERM: Apr 25 - June 26 (9 Weeks)

SUMMER TERM: July 4 - Aug 28 (8 Weeks)

FEES


FALL TERM 2021


Studio 1
Studio 2

Monday

JC Tech High 4:00 - 5:00 pm
JC Clas/Jota High 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Elementary 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Beginner 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Clasico High 9:00 - 10 pm
   
   
   
Advanced 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Tuesday

JC Tech Low 4:00 - 5:00 pm
JC Clas/Jota Low 5:00 - 6:00 pm
   
Bata de Cola 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Company 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Company 8:30 - 9:30 pm
   
   
Beginner 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Wednesday

JC Tech Low 4:00 - 5:00 pm
JC Apoyo Low 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Intermediate 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Elementary 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Advanced 8:00 - 9:00 pm
TBA 9:00 - 10 pm
   
   
   
Festive High 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Beginner 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Thursday

JC Clas/Jota High 4:00 - 5:00 pm
JC Tech High 5:00 - 6:00 pm
JC Bata/Mod High 6:00 - 7:00 pm
   
Company 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Company 8:30 - 9:30 pm
   
Beginner 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Intermediate 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Saturday

Pequenitos 10:15-11:00
Children 1 11:00-12:00
Children 2 12:00-1:00
Children 3 12:30-2:30
Morado 1:00-4:00
Violeta 2:30-5:30
 

Sunday

Verde 9:30-12:30
Rojo 11:00-2:00
Rosa 12:30-3:30
Amarillo 2:00-5:00
Azul 3:30-6:30
 




* Students can join part-way through a term. The fees will be pro-rated accordingly.
* If the class of your choice is FULL, please email us to be put on a wait-list.
* If you are dropping-in into a beginners or introductory class, pelase contact us first


Class description

Beginner
First year of Flamenco. Dancers brand new to flamenco dance. The Beginner level classes will introduce dancers to the basics of flamenco movements. For the month of September, Beginner level is the Introductory level.
Fall & Winter Choreographies: Tango / Guajira

Introductory
Slower pace than beginner level. Once dancers have a good grasp of the basic structure and dance being taught, they will advance into the Beginner level class. - New dancers welcome throughout the year.
Please email or phone ahead to let us know that you will be attending.
Fall & Winter Choreographies: Tango / Guajira

Elementary
Dancers who have taken flamenco for at least one full term and have performed al least one choreography.
Fall & Winter Choreographies: Farruca / Solea

Intermediate
Dancers have strong footwork and upper body movement. Dancers should have a solid understanding and feel of the different 12 & 8 beat rhythms. Dancers are required to take 2x per week.
Fall & Winter Choreographies: Guajira / Tientos

Advanced
Dancers will be expected to pick up dance movement quickly, demonstrate dance movement individually and to have a good understanding of the different rhythms of flamenco. Dancers are required to take 2x per week.
Fall & Winter Choreographies: Seguirilla with Manton / Marianas

Technique-only Class Option
The technique-only class option will allow students to take the first 45 minutes of any class. It is a discounted option that includes only the flamenco technique. No choreoraphy will be taught. Technique Add-on is adding a technique class to an already registered choreography class.

Bata De Cola
Bata De Cola is a dress or skirt with a long train at the back. Dancers will learn how to master this tail in an elegant manner. Dancers will need to purchase their own bata de cola to join this class. Bata's are ordered 2x throughout the year. August & December
Winter Choreography: La Boda de Luis Alonso

Clasico Espanol
Flamenco Ballet: Clasico training gives dancers a graceful approach to flamenco with use of castanets and lots of upper body and footwork.
Winter Choreography: Cafe de Chinitas

Company
Intensive compnay programme. Emphasis on group and individual performance and expression. Dancers perform in Theatre and Festival Performances throughout the year.
If you are interested to join this programme please email Karen.

Children’s Levels
Pequenitos - 3 to 4 years
Children 1 - 5 to 6 years
Children 2 - 7 to 11 years
Pre-Teen - 12 years and up

Junior Company
By invite only. Intense training and performance.

Tablao Workshops
Sevillanas / Fandangos / Tangos / Buleria

Technique Drills
Different footwork and upper body combination and drills will be taught each week. Dancers will improve thier technique. No choreography will be taught. Open for drop-ins, or make-up classes.
Level I: Beginner / Elementary Level
Level II: Intermedaite / Advanced Level


New Students

Requirements:
- any low-heel shoe is accepted (flamenco shoes not required)
- comfortable moveable clothing
- no previous dance experience needed
- new students are welcome any time during a term.


Missed Classes or unpredictable working schedule

Karen Flamenco offers 3 classes of the same level giving dancers the option of making-up missed classes or for those who have unpredictable schedules they may come to any of the 3 class times offered throughout the week.
The same choreography and technique will be taught throughout all 3 classes.
The studio reserves a non-refund policy.

Dancers must register in the class they will be able to commit to, and will need to inform the administration of their plans to come to another class time to be sure there is space available.

 


Student Pages

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The Music Page & the Video Page contain break-downs for all dance choreographies taught in class and appropriate practice-track downloads for each section.


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