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TIPS FOR FLAMENCO STUDENTS

Learning Flamenco? Learn these useful tips and techniques to get ahead! Based on years of experience, these are the secrets to dancing Flamenco that your teacher doesn't teach!

 
 
Make Mistakes

Mistakes

Hate making mistakes? Maybe you need a new point of view...

Dress Rehearsals

Dress Rehearsals

The importance of a dress rehearsal for your show. Skip it and you may regret it!

Don't Take Yourself Seriously

Don't be so Serious!

If you want to improve your dancing you need to stop taking yourself so seriously!

Work Through the Pain

Dance Through the Pain

Flamenco hurts. Find out how to work through the pain!

 
Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

You're not just sitting. You're performing! Learn how to sit like a Flamenco dancer!

Use Both Feet

Use Both Feet!

No excuses. Don't rely on your best foot all the time. Learn how to use both!

Dar Palmas

Dar Palmas

Get your palmas technique up to scratch... Learn the secret to good palmas

Jalear

Jalear

You can't perform without learning how to jalear! Look and sound like a professional

 
Ankle Weights

Ankle Weights

For hard-core Flamenco addicts. Up your game by using this professional secret

Act Confident

Act Confident

In Flamenco as in Life! Confidence is all in the mind - learn how to use it

Change Teachers

Change Teachers

It's not cheating, it's widening your horizons and improving your dance!

Be Yourself

Be Yourself

If you don't do it who will? You can't pretend to be someone you're not.

 
Stop Counting

Stop Counting

Don't rely on counting the compás - you need to feel it! Find out how

Learn Spanish

Learn Spanish

Experience Flamenco like you've never done before. Learn the language!

Be Still

Be Still

Stop moving... but keep dancing. The secret to all great Flamenco dancers

Improvisation

Improvisation

Learn how to improvise without freezing in fear!

 
Costume Storage

Costume Storage

Your costume is an integral part of your performance. Protect it well!

El Cante

El Cante

The soul of Flamenco. You're going to need to learn to love it...

Elbows

Elbows

Feet, arms, hands... lots to think about! Well, you need to add elbows to that list!

Shoe Sizes

Shoe Sizes

Finding the perfect fit for your Flamenco shoe is not as simple as you may think!

 
Dress Like a Dancer

Dress like a Dancer

Look the part, feel the part. Find out how to make your practice wear work for you!

Use a Mirror

Use a Mirror

It's not there for show! Learn how to use the mirror to improve your dancing