2021/22 Flamenco Class Schedule and Registration

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

Class schedule listed is for the June 2022 Term:

Beginner Level
Monday 7:00-8:00 pm (Amity)

Elementary Level
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm Bulerias (Veronica)
Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)

Elementary/Intermediate Level
Monday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)

Intermediate Level
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm Siguiriyas (Amity)

Intermediate/Advanced Level
Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm Bulerias (Veronica)
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Tech. (Veronica)

Advanced Level
Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm (Veronica)

Open Level
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm Tangos (Amity)
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm Sevillanas Partnering* (Amity)
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm Bata de cola** (Veronica)
Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm Castanets & Classical Technique (Veronica)

June classes take place at the Dance Victoria Studios, 2750 Quadra Street, (Vernon Studio, upstairs and at the back.)

*Sevillanas Partnering (for students who are already familiar with the Sevillanas and would like to learn partnering). Masks are mandatory at all times during the Wednesday 7:00pm Sevillanas partnering class, as social distancing in this class will not be guaranteed.

**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
  • Payment by e-transfer to almadeespana@shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 3-week June Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.
  • Term 5 will be a special 3-week session running from Monday, June 13 to Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Fee totals per 3-week Term
Prices include tax:
$60 = 1 class/week
$120 = 2 classes/week
$180 = 3 classes/week
$240 = 4 classes/week
$300 = 5 classes/week
$360 = 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

In the unforeseen event that classes are required to be canceled by a public health order, the University Heights Mall, the West Coast Academy of Performing Arts Ltd., The Dance Victoria Studios, or some other situation outside of our control, a reasonable alternative will be offered in the form of on-line classes or video instruction and/or make up classes at a later date.

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  – Term extended until February 23, 2022
Term 3: Feb. 24 – March 30, 2022 – 5-week session 
Term 4: March 31 – June 1, 2022 – 9-week session
Term 5: June 13 – June 30, 2022 – 3-week session

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.

 Upcoming holidays and make-up classes in Term 4:

Victoria Day – Monday, May 23, 2022
Por fiesta. – Monday, May 23 at 12:45-1:45 pm in studio 2 at University Heights (class normally at 10:00 am)
El. Choreography – Monday, May 23  at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Tangos – Monday, May 23 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Monday, May 23 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm)

Monday, May 30, 2022 (University Heights studio closed).
Make up classes will be held on Sunday, May 8th:
Por fiesta. – Sunday, May 8 at 12:45-1:45 pm in studio 2 at University Heights (class normally at 10:00 am)
El. Choreography – Sunday, May 8  at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Tangos – Sunday, May 8 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Sunday, May 8 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm)

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – daytime classes (University Heights studio closed).
Daytime classes will be held at 2568 Vancouver Street (please park and enter from Fifth Street)
Int./Adv. – Wednesday, June 1 at 10:00-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Wednesday, June 1 at 11:15-12:15 pm

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – evening classes (University Heights studio closed).
Make up classes will be held on Sunday, May 29th at the University Heights studio):
El. Technique – Sunday, May 29 at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Int. Choreography – Sunday, May 29 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Sunday, May 29 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm).

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.

Class schedule listed is for the June 2022 Term:

Beginner Level
Monday 7:00-8:00 pm (Amity)

Elementary Level
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm Bulerias (Veronica)
Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)

Elementary/Intermediate Level
Monday 5:00-6:00 pm Tech. (Amity)

Intermediate Level
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm Siguiriyas (Amity)

Intermediate/Advanced Level
Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm Bulerias (Veronica)
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Tech. (Veronica)

Advanced Level
Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm (Veronica)

Open Level
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm Tangos (Amity)
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm Sevillanas Partnering* (Amity)
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm Bata de cola** (Veronica)
Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm Castanets & Classical Technique (Veronica)

June classes take place at the Dance Victoria Studios, 2750 Quadra Street, (Vernon Studio, upstairs and at the back.)

*Sevillanas Partnering (for students who are already familiar with the Sevillanas and would like to learn partnering). Masks are mandatory at all times during the Wednesday 7:00pm Sevillanas partnering class, as social distancing in this class will not be guaranteed.

**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@shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 3-week June Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.
  • Term 5 will be a special 3-week session running from Monday, June 13 to Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Fee totals per 3-week Term
Prices include tax:
$60 = 1 class/week
$120 = 2 classes/week
$180 = 3 classes/week
$240 = 4 classes/week
$300 = 5 classes/week
$360 = 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

In the unforeseen event that classes are required to be canceled by a public health order, the University Heights Mall, the West Coast Academy of Performing Arts Ltd., The Dance Victoria Studios, or some other situation outside of our control, a reasonable alternative will be offered in the form of on-line classes or video instruction and/or make up classes at a later date.

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  – Term extended until February 23, 2022
Term 3: Feb. 24 – March 30, 2022 – 5-week session 
Term 4: March 31 – June 1, 2022 – 9-week session
Term 5: June 13 – June 30, 2022 – 3-week session

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.

 Upcoming holidays and make-up classes in Term 4:

Victoria Day – Monday, May 23, 2022
Por fiesta. – Monday, May 23 at 12:45-1:45 pm in studio 2 at University Heights (class normally at 10:00 am)
El. Choreography – Monday, May 23  at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Tangos – Monday, May 23 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Monday, May 23 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm)

Monday, May 30, 2022 (University Heights studio closed).
Make up classes will be held on Sunday, May 8th:
Por fiesta. – Sunday, May 8 at 12:45-1:45 pm in studio 2 at University Heights (class normally at 10:00 am)
El. Choreography – Sunday, May 8  at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Tangos – Sunday, May 8 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Sunday, May 8 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm)

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – daytime classes (University Heights studio closed).
Daytime classes will be held at 2568 Vancouver Street (please park and enter from Fifth Street)
Int./Adv. – Wednesday, June 1 at 10:00-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Wednesday, June 1 at 11:15-12:15 pm

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – evening classes (University Heights studio closed).
Make up classes will be held on Sunday, May 29th at the University Heights studio):
El. Technique – Sunday, May 29 at 12:45-1:45 pm (class normally at 5:00 pm)
Int. Choreography – Sunday, May 29 at 1:50-2:50 pm  (class normally at 6:05 pm)
Beginner – Sunday, May 29 at 3:00-4:00 pm  (class normally at 7:15 pm).

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