Estamos tratando de encontrar el mayor número posible de estas escuelas para añadirlas a nuestro directorio web y al mapa en línea. Sin embargo, somos conscientes de que este trabajo no está ni mucho menos terminado, por lo que pedimos disculpas si vuestra escuela no aparece todavía, ¡háznoslo saber!
Every year, all around the world, thousands of people are discovering flamenco for the first time, either from seeing a live performance or, increasingly, from watching online videos or listening to streaming flamenco music online. Perhaps you are someone who has been captivated by hearing flamenco music, with the almost mystical quality of its harmonies and melodies, and its strange rhythms, so unfamiliar and yet intriguing to those of us raised on other styles of music. Or perhaps you have been amazed and moved by the passion and intensity of a flamenco dance performance and wondered whether it is actually possible to learn something of its secrets and techniques.
The great news is that there are now dance schools and academies all around the world offering flamenco dance and music classes so there is a good chance that the opportunity to learn in-person classes may be closer than you think.
We are attempting to find as many of these schools as possible wherever they are in the world, to add them to our website directory and online map. We are aware however that this work is nowhere near complete, so our apologies if your school does not appear yet, please just let us know!
For most students it is the fun of learning in the vibrant atmosphere of a dance studio, enjoying the personal contact with a teacher and the guidance and insights they can offer, as well as the company and encouragement of fellow students which contribute to make learning flamenco such an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
But whether you are attending classes or studying and practising at home, there are a growing number of online resources which can complement your learning, helping you to improve your flamenco dance techniques and your understanding of flamenco music and culture…
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Don’t let language be a barrier to understanding flamenco-learning resources on the internet! In fact learning flamenco can also be a fantastic opportunity to improve your Spanish since the vast majority of online flamenco resources are created in Spanish and many of these are easily translatable into other languages using the incredible translation tools now available on the internet. For example, YouTube provides subtitles in almost any language for most videos where the audio is sufficiently clear*. Look for this icon at the bottom right side of the screen indicating that subtitles and translation are available:
Click in this icon to change the language (if available) and to modify the playback speed of the video:
For text-based articles in other languages, consider using the online text translation capabilities of your preferred browser:
Chrome / Firefox / Microsoft Edge
or just copy the website address of the article into the box on this site: http://itools.com/tool/google-translate-web-page-translator
Nunca ha habido un mejor momento para iniciar tu aventura de aprendizaje del flamenco, en cualquier parte del mundo donde te encuentres. Seguiremos buscando formas de mejorar este sitio web para que sea útil a la creciente comunidad de aprendices de flamenco de todo el mundo.
Mientras tanto, esperamos que te resulte útil y que disfrutes del viaje.
There has never been a better time to start out on your adventure of flamenco learning adventure, wherever in the world you are. We will continue to look for ways to improve this website to make it useful to the growing community of flamenco learners around the world.
In the meantime, we hope you find it useful, and enjoy the journey!