Tania Tandia Flamenco & Spanish Dance Summer Classes Begin June 21, 2018!

TANIA TANDIAS FLAMENCO & SPANISH DANCE Summer Classes begin June 21, 2018!

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Summer Classes 2018

Classes are held at Kanopy Dance Studio, 341 State St. 2nd Floor above the GAP, Madison, Wisconsin, unless noted otherwise. 

Call Tania at (608) 250-0369, or email tandias@usa.net  to register or for more information.  Please visit Tania’s website atwww.flamencodance.net.  Checks made out to Tania Tandias can be sent to 1128 Chandler St., Madison, WI, 53715. PayPal options are also available.

All classes will include instruction in flamenco dance technique, which includes footwork, arm and hand work, rhythmic hand-clapping and turns.

Classes are open to both women and men. Partners are not necessary.   Adult classes are open to students aged 12 years and up.

Discounts:  FEES CAN BE PRORATED TO ACCOMMODATE SUMMER VACATION PLANS! FOR THE AUGUST SUMMER INTENSIVE, THERE WILL BE $10 DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT RECEIVED BY JULY 9, 2018, PLUS $20 OFF FOR STUDENTS TAKING MORE THAN ONE FULL-SESSION CLASS. DISCOUNTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PAYING PRORATED FEES.

SESSION 1: JUNE 21- JULY 16

Beginning Class

Students will learn the basics of the baile flamenco, which include compás (rhythm), footwork, arm & handwork, turns, and choreography.

Thursday 6:00-7:00 pmJune 21- July 12

Fee: $54 (4 sessions)

Advanced Beginning Class    

In this class, students will continue to build their knowledge of flamenco dance through more challenging technique exercises. Compás (rhythm) and choreography will also be taught.

Thursday 7:00-8:15 pmJune 21-July 12

Fee: $60 (4 sessions)

*intro to flamenco dance required

Ongoing Intermediate Class

In this class, dancers will focus on intermediate-level technique drills, combinations, and choreography.

Monday 5:30-7:00 pmJune 25- July 16

Fee:  $66 (4 sessions)

Ongoing Intermediate Class with Company Rehearsal

Monday 5:30-8:00 pmJune 25- July 16

Fee:  $80 (4 weeks)

*By invitation only

Sunday Technique, Palmas & Musicality Class

Sharpen your skills with footwork, armwork and turn exercises.  This class will also focus on palmas accompaniment to varying flamenco palos. Bring your own choreographies for your fellow students to practice palmas and jaleos!

Sunday, 10:30- 11:45 amJune 24, and July 1 & 8

Fee:  $45, or $15 for single class

*Intro to flamenco dance required]

Session 2: July 30-August 26

AUGUST SUMMER INTENSIVE WITH GUEST INSTRUCTOR DANICA SENA

About the guest instructor:  Danica Sena

Internationally-acclaimed master flamenco and Spanish dance teacher/choreographer/performer, Danica Sena, has created and performed over 200 original works for television, independent film and stage in Spain (where she resided for a decade), Japan, Mexico, Czech Republic, Hawaii and all states of the continental U.S.  Her intrinsic cultural understanding of the art she imparts combined with a unique methodology, musicality and passion for teaching has made her one of the most-solicited in her field.  In 2012 she received the great honor of guest teaching for one month in Madrid, Valencia and Castellon, Spain.  Ms. Sena has been a proud faculty member of ODC School in San Francisco since 2004 and acts regularly as adjunct faculty at OBT, Dominican University and USF.  Danica Sena was also recently awarded the 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Dancers’ Choice Award.

Summer intensive classes with Danica will culminate in a Summer Student Showcase at Kanopy Dance Studio on Sunday, August 26th at 4 pm.

Beginning Class- bulerías

Students will learn the basics of the baile flamenco, which include compás (rhythm), footwork, arm & handwork, turns, and choreography for the festive bulerías.

2 sessions/week

Tue 6:00-7:00 pm & Thu 6:00-7:00 pmJuly 31- August 23

Fee: $152 (8 sessions)

Advanced Beginning Class- fandangos abandolaos

In this class, students will continue to build their knowledge of flamenco dance through more challenging technique exercises. Compás (rhythm) and choreography will also be taught.

2 sessions/week

Wed 6:30-7:45 pm & Thu 7:00-8:15 pmAugust 1-23

Fee: $168 (8 sessions)

Bata de Cola Class- alegrías

In this class, dancers will focus on learning how to manipulate the bata de cola through technique drills and exercises. Choreography for alegrías and footwork drills will also be included. 

*Although students are expected to provide their own batas, please inquire if you are interested in class but unable to purchase your own.

*This class is open to advanced beginning & intermediate-level dancers, or consent of instructor.

2 sessions/week

Sunday 10:30 am- 12:00 pm

Monday 5:30-6:45 pmJuly 30- August 26

Fee: $176 (8 sessions) 

Intermediate Class- tientos/tangos

Sunday 12:00-1:15 pm

Monday 6:45- 8:00 pmJuly 30- August 26

Fee: $168 (8 sessions)

Interested in studying in Spain?  Danica Sena is offering a 2018 July Summer Intensive in Sanlúcar.!  For more information contact Danica at 415-235-7595 or danicasena@gmail.com.