Frequently Asked Questions

 


Who is flamenco for ?

It's for everyone.  You don't need to be a trained dancer to be able to enjoy flamenco all you need is enthusiam.  It's not just for women either, the strong footwork and stance is for men too!

 

What do I wear?

Initially wear what feels comfortable.  For women, preferably a wide (circular) skirt. Please wear strong shoes or boots ideally with a small sturdy heel, (or boots for men.) Trainers are not suitable as we need to make lots of noise with our feet!  We can advise you when you start the classes so please do not rush out to buy anything before your first class.

 

Where can I buy flamenco shoes?

We recommend ambienteflamenco.co.uk  they sell reasonably priced leather flamenco shoes which are ideal for beginners .  Also Capezio 33 Endwell St ( Covent Garden) for reasonably priced flamenco practice skirts.   El Mundo Flamenco near Bond St is a specialist shop and has an excellent choice and knowledgable staff

 

 Do I need to book in advance? 

Places in all our classes are limited and they do often fill up.  To guarantee a space we do ask for a deposit.

After the first class If you decide the class is not suitable for any reason we will happily refund your deposit minus the cost of the first class.

 

Do I need a partner?

No, flamenco is mostly a solo dance.  An exception is Sevillanas, and if this is taught, partners will be formed within the class.

 

 What class should I attend?

Please read the class description and if you are not sure please contact us. You can of course try different classes to find the level most suitable for you.