2021/22 Flamenco Class Schedule and Registration

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration please contact the studio.

Beginner
Monday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)*
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)*
Thursday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)*

Elementary
Monday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo. (Amity)
Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)*

Elementary/Intermediate
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)*
Friday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo. (Denise)*

Intermediate
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm Choreo. (Amity)* – Class full.  Register to add your name to the waiting list.

Inter/Adv
Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm Tech.  (Amity)*
Wednesday 10:00 -11:00 am Choreo. (Veronica)*
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo.  (Amity)*

Advanced
Saturday 10:30-11:30 am (Veronica & Denise)*

Solo Skills
Wednesday 11:00 am-12:00 pm (Veronica)*

Open level
Monday 10:00-11:00 am Por fiesta (Veronica)*
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm Tangos (Amity)*
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Fiesta Solo Skills (Amity)
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm Bulerias por fiesta (Denise)*
Saturday 9:30-10:30 am bata de cola** (Veronica)* – Class full.  Register to add your name to the waiting list.

Non-dance
Tuesday 7:15-8:15 pm Beg./El. CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas  (Amity)* – Class cancelled in Term 2 due to lack of registration.
Saturday 11:30 am-12:30 pm Guitar group class Open level (Gareth)* – Class cancelled in Term 2 due to lack of registration.
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm Inter./Adv. CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas (Gareth)*

All classes at University Heights Shopping Centre studio, 3980 Shelbourne St. (Upper level)

*Please refer to the important dates to remember tab for holiday hours that effect this class.

**This class requires using long skirts with a train (bata de cola).  Contact the studio prior to your first class if you need to arrange the use of a skirt.

Beginner flamenco – Introduction to basic rhythms, dance styles, footwork, posture and movement. It is recommended to take two classes a week for fast progress.

Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced – Study of general technique including footwork, upper body style, turns, palmas, and choreography in designated classes.

Open level classes – Elementary to Advanced level students welcome.

Cante class – Cancelled due to COVID-19.  This singing class will be reinstated once it is safe to do so.

CAP class (Compas-Accompaniment-Palmas) – Music immersion with flamenco clapping rhythms for dance, cante & guitar accompaniment.

Bata de cola This class requires using long skirts with a train (bata de cola).  Contact the studio prior to your first class if you need to arrange the use of a skirt.

Fiesta Solo Skills – Develop skills needed to dance all fiesta pieces as solos during class (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Solo Skills

  • Intermediate and Advanced students only
  • Focus on preparing solo work for cuadro
  • Not available for making up classes
  • Pre-requisites: minimum three years flamenco experience, ability to dance all fiesta pieces as solos (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Guitar group class – Suitable for those new to Flamenco guitar, as well as guitarists wishing to improve their understanding of rhythm and Flamenco style.  Beginners welcome!

Performance opportunities may include:

  • Festivals/Community events
  • In-studio shows
  • Year-End performance

At this time, all performances have been suspended due to COVID-19

  • Payment by e-transfer to almadeespana(at)shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 10-week Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.
  • Class credits accumulated in 2020 are valid 9 weeks after the studio fully reopens.  Any unused class credits as of November 9, 2021 will be forfeit.

Fee totals per 10-week Term
Prices include tax:
$196 / term = 1 class/week
$360 / term = 2 classes/week
$540 / term = 3 classes/week
$656 / term = 4 classes/week
$820 / term = 5 classes/week
$888 / term = 6 classes/week

  • For all missed lesson inquires please contact the studio
  • Requests to make-up a class in-person, must be made by email no later than 24 hours prior to the class you wish to make-up in.
  • Make-up lessons are at the discretion of the teacher and will not be permitted in classes that are running at studio capacity.
  • NO DROP-IN STUDENTS AT THIS TIME

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca

Class credits accumulated in 2020 are valid 9 weeks after the studio fully reopens.  Any unused class credits as of November 9, 2021 will be forfeit.

Term 1: Sept. 7 – Nov. 15, 2021
Term 2: Nov. 16, 2021 – Feb. 5, 2022 (Holiday closure Dec. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022)
Term 3: Feb. 7 – April 16, 2022
Term 4: April 18 – June 25, 2022

Due to holiday hours at University Heights, class times are different on statutory holidays and/or will be made up at a different time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Holidays and make-up classes in Term 2:

The studio will be closed for December holidays Dec. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022

Registration deadline for Term 1: Aug. 23, 2021

Click here to fill out a Registration Form

We are an arts organization that has been significantly impacted by the current pandemic.  Our studio has been closed and our teachers have been out of work for over a year.  We understand firsthand the financial hardship that many people are facing right now.  We empathize and want to reach out to our community and offer support if we can.

Who is eligible:

. Registered students who due to financial hardship cannot afford to pay full price for a class.

. Registered students who can pay full price for one or more classes, but cannot afford and are interested in taking additional classes per week.

To apply click here.

Visit our workshop page for a full list of upcoming workshops.

Due to COVID-19 we are updating private dance lesson fees.  These changes will take place July 6, 2020.

Private dance lessons will be conducted at the University Heights Studio and will be scheduled at a convenient time with the teacher of your choice.

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

These prices include GST and the cost of the studio rent.

Contact the studio to arrange a lesson.

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration please contact the studio.

Beginner
Monday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)*
Thursday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)*

Elementary
Monday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo. (Amity)*
Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)*

Elementary/Intermediate
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)*
Friday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo. (Denise)*

Intermediate
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm Choreo. (Amity)* – Class full.  Register to add your name to the waiting list.

Inter/Adv
Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm Tech.  (Amity)*
Wednesday 10:00 -11:00 am Choreo. (Veronica)*
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm Choreo.  (Amity)*

Advanced
Saturday 10:30-11:30 am (Veronica & Denise)*

Solo Skills
Wednesday 11:00 am-12:00 pm (Veronica)*

Open level
Monday 10:00-11:00 am Por fiesta (Veronica)*
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm Tangos (Amity)*
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Fiesta Solo Skills (Amity)*
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm Bulerias por fiesta (Denise)*
Saturday 9:30-10:30 am bata de cola** (Veronica)* – Class full.  Register to add your name to the waiting list.

Non-dance
Tuesday 7:15-8:15 pm Beg./El. CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas  (Amity)* – Class cancelled in Term 2 due to lack of registration.
Saturday 11:30 am-12:30 pm Guitar group class Open level (Gareth)* – Class cancelled in Term 2 due to lack of registration.
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm Inter./Adv. CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas (Gareth)*

All classes at University Heights Shopping Centre studio, 3980 Shelbourne St. (Upper level)

*Please refer to the important dates to remember tab for holiday hours that effect this class.

**This class requires using long skirts with a train (bata de cola).  Contact the studio prior to your first class if you need to arrange the use of a skirt.

Beginner flamenco – Introduction to basic rhythms, dance styles, footwork, posture and movement. It is recommended to take two classes a week for fast progress.

Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced – Study of general technique including footwork, upper body style, turns, palmas, and choreography in designated classes.

Open level classes – Elementary to Advanced level students welcome.

Cante class – Cancelled due to COVID-19.  This singing class will be reinstated once it is safe to do so.

CAP class (Compas-Accompaniment-Palmas) – Music immersion with flamenco clapping rhythms for dance, cante & guitar accompaniment.

Bata de cola This class requires using long skirts with a train (bata de cola).  Contact the studio prior to your first class if you need to arrange the use of a skirt.

Fiesta Solo Skills – Develop skills needed to dance all fiesta pieces as solos during class (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Solo Skills

  • Intermediate and Advanced students only
  • Focus on preparing solo work for cuadro
  • Not available for making up classes
  • Pre-requisites: minimum three years flamenco experience, ability to dance all fiesta pieces as solos (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Guitar group class – Suitable for those new to Flamenco guitar, as well as guitarists wishing to improve their understanding of rhythm and Flamenco style.  Beginners welcome!

Performance opportunities may include:

  • Festivals/Community events
  • In-studio shows
  • Year-End performance

At this time, all performances have been suspended due to COVID-19

  • Payment by e-transfer to almadeespana(at)shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 10-week Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.
  • Class credits accumulated in 2020 are valid 9 weeks after the studio fully reopens.  Any unused class credits as of November 9, 2021 will be forfeit.

Fee totals per 10-week Term
Prices include tax:
$196 / term = 1 class/week
$360 / term = 2 classes/week
$540 / term = 3 classes/week
$656 / term = 4 classes/week
$820 / term = 5 classes/week
$888 / term = 6 classes/week

  • For all missed lesson inquires please contact the studio
  • Requests to make-up a class in-person, must be made by email no later than 24 hours prior to the class you wish to make-up in.
  • Make-up lessons are at the discretion of the teacher and will not be permitted in classes that are running at studio capacity.
  • NO DROP-IN STUDENTS AT THIS TIME

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca

Class credits accumulated in 2020 are valid 9 weeks after the studio fully reopens.  Any unused class credits as of November 9, 2021 will be forfeit.

Term 1: Sept. 7 – Nov. 15, 2021
Term 2: Nov. 16, 2021 – Feb. 5, 2022 (Holiday closure Dec. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022)
Term 3: Feb. 7 – April 16, 2022
Term 4: April 18 – June 25, 2022

Due to holiday hours at University Heights, class times are different on statutory holidays and/or will be made up at a different time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Holidays and make-up classes in Term 2:

The studio will be closed for December holidays Dec. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022

We are an arts organization that has been significantly impacted by the current pandemic.  Our studio has been closed and our teachers have been out of work for over a year.  We understand firsthand the financial hardship that many people are facing right now.  We empathize and want to reach out to our community and offer support if we can.

Who is eligible:

. Registered students who due to financial hardship cannot afford to pay full price for a class.

. Registered students who can pay full price for one or more classes, but cannot afford and are interested in taking additional classes per week.

To apply click here.

Visit our workshop page for a full list of upcoming workshops.

Due to COVID-19 we are updating private dance lesson fees.  These changes will take place July 6, 2020.

Private dance lessons will be conducted at the University Heights Studio and will be scheduled at a convenient time with the teacher of your choice.

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

These prices include GST and the cost of the studio rent.

Contact the studio to arrange a lesson.

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca