To speak about Seville is not only to talk about one of the capitals of southern Spain or a place that is extremely beautiful with exquisite gastronomy and character. To speak about Seville must also include reference to one of the most international dances of our country. Flamenco. Its most pure heart can be found near to the centre of Seville, so if you have decided to spend a few days on holiday in the capital make sure that you visit one of the many schools located in the old part of the city that will teach you flamenco in a few days. Also if you stay at one of the Petit Palace hotels in Seville you will be very near to the nerve centre of flamenco dancing.
With purely Andalusian roots, flamenco has managed to position itself in the whole world,even becoming an institution in countries such as Japan, therefore, there is nothing better than learning a few basic steps of this dance, so authentic, full of feeling and passion in Seville. In the centre of the city and in the surrounding areas you can breathe flamenco.
There are numerous flamenco schools that offer short courses which, without a doubt, you will enjoy. You will also find many others in the areas near to the centre of the city. The objective? After some hours of effort and commitment when you finish your holiday in Seville, you will be an expert flamenco dancer.
Without having to look too far, at the Flamenco Dance school (located near to the zone of La Macarena) Ursula and Tamara Lopez offer intensive summer courses with affordable prices. In the same area you will find the flamenco dance studio of Andres Marin with a programme of intensive courses which start in August. The best? The classes are taught by Leonor Leal, an excellent and well-respected teacher. If you wish to assist with a group of friends and have exclusive classes just with them, check out the courses at Taller Flamenco because they will surely be able to assist you with whatever you need.
You already know this type of regional dancing and would like to improve your level of artistic quality? You should visit the Cristina Heeren Foundation, a reference in the world of flamenco (top level), known throughout the world and to be found in the heart of Seville.
Therefore, if you have decided to disconnect from your routine in Seville and would like to know more about the art of flamenco make sure you try one of the many express courses available in the city. You can also enjoy this art form at one of the many excellent “tablaos” small nightclubs which specialize in flamenco and are situated in the centre, just a few steps from the hotel Petit Palace Santa Cruz.