Classes

ADULTS/TEENS CLASSES

Centro Flamenco classes progress through structured levels (Students spend about 6-12 months at each level): Introduction to Flamenco, Beginner I, Beginner II, Intermediate & Advanced classes. All classes focus on flamenco technique in: Compas (rhythms), Zapateado(footwork), Palmas (clapping), Palillos (castanets), Brazos (arms), Vueltas (turns), Pitos (snapping)

Registration for our Winter 2017 classes will be open soon. 
Tuesday, January 3rd – Monday, April 3rd, 2017 (13 weeks)
  

*Special Discount Offer: Students registered in one regular class may receive 50% discount on any Technique class! Please register at the front desk to receive discount!*

Download our Full Winter 2017 schedule here

Register for a class here

CHILDREN CLASS

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We offer two different levels for 6-8 years old and 9-12 years.  Children classes are only offered in the Fall, Winter and Spring semesters.

Tuesday, January 3rd – Monday, April 3rd, 2017 (11 weeks) Exc. March 15th & 22nd

Download our Full Winter 2017 schedule here

Register for a class here

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

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Created by Flamenco Rosario and hosted at Centro Flamenco, the PTP is the first professional training program in Canada offering professional education in flamenco. The program runs for three years in basis of a 10 month year, September to June. For all levels of the training program, the curriculum includes lessons in flamenco technique, choreography, composition, improvisation and props (bata de cola, castañuelas, abanicos, mantones), as well as instruction in basic ballet, musical training, introductory singing, history, language (Spanish), theory, and terminology.
Please contact us to learn how to apply for the 2017-18 season at info@flamencorosario.org
The Professional Training Program is supported by:

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YEAR-END STUDENT RECITAL

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The student show is an opportunity for our dancers to take the stage! Students perform the class choreographies before an adoring audience – their family and friends. The show remains a popular with Vancouver Flamenco fans and is held the last Saturday of June at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.

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FAQ

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Email us, register online http://centroflamenco.com/registration or call us at 604.737.1273.
To complete your registration and guarantee enrollment, we must receive your payment before the class starts. We accept debit/credit cards, cheques, cash or PayPal payments. Fees are payable to Centro Flamenco and are due at time of registration.

Students with Groupons are entitled to four consecutive weeks of Intro to Flamenco classes starting on the day of registration and missed classes are at the student’s discretion as there are no make up classes. Reservation required. Please call 604.737.1273 or email classes@centroflamenco.com and mention your Groupon. Please present Groupon upon arrival. Enjoy!

 
DO YOU ALLOW REFUNDS FOR COURSE FEES?
There is a $50.00 charge to students who drop out,for medical reasons with a doctor’s note, within a semester. Generally, reimbursements or crediting of monies for missed classes are not allowed. However, students are welcome to join the Intro class on Saturdays to make up any missed classes. Additional make-up classes maybe arranged,usually on weekends, at the teacher’s discretion. Make-up classes cannot be carried over into another semester.

GUITAR CLASSES
If you are interested in learning flamenco guitar, please contact the studio directly. Musical director Victor Kolstee offers private lessons. For more info about Victor, visit his website www.victorkolstee.com

WHAT DO YOU TEACH?
All classes focus on flamenco technique in:
Compas (rhythms), Zapateado (footwork), Palmas (clapping), Palillos (castanets), Brazos (arms), Vueltas (turns), Pitos (snapping)

WHEN ARE OUR CLASSES?
Fall – September – December, Winter – January – March, Spring – April – June, Summer – July and August.
All classes run on a once-per-week schedule. Children’s classes are 60 minutes. Adult classes are 75 minutes.
Cancelled classes: No classes will be cancelled due to forecasted weather
Long weekends: Classes run on all holiday weekends except by special arrangement.

WHAT DO I NEED?
Women: Low-heeled shoes with hard soles and a wide skirt
Men: Hard-soled shoes, short-sleeved shirt

Although proper flamenco shoes are helpful in learning correct technique and protecting your feet, we recommend students try a few weeks of classes before investing in a quality pair or flamenco shoes.

ATTENDANCE & MISSED CLASSES
Reimbursements or crediting of monies for missed classes are not allowed; however, students are welcome to join the make-up classes. Make-up classes cannot be carried over into another semester. Please check the bulletin board in the studio for the next make-up class or contact the office for more details.