Dance Teachers in London & Southern England
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The Spanish Dance Society
The world’s largest society for the advancement of Spanish dance in all its forms
London: Covent Garden, Euston
Directed by Ángela Alonso
La Escuela de Baile
London: Camden, Covent Garden
Directed by Nuria Garcia
Classes and short courses in the UK and Spain
La Morenita Flamenca
Classes for Bata de Cola; absolute Beginners
London: Covent Garden
Dance teachers: Anita la Maltesa, Jésus Olmedo
Guitar teacher: Ramón Ruíz
Tel. 0208 293 9741
Emma ‘La Rizada’
Flamenco Dance Academy Ltd.
East Sussex: Brighton and Hove
Children’s classes available
Tel. 07531 104 301
Ana Dueñas Leon Academia Flamenca
East Sussex: Brighton
Tel. 07939 938565
Classes on Sundays
Carmen Pacheco Tuition
Tel. 01798 343030
Simón El Rubio
Spain: Jerez de la Frontera
Intensive Dance Course
Escuela de Baile Christmas Course 2017: 27th – 31st December 2017
Teachers: Mercedes Ruíz and Victoria Ramons. Location: Escuela de Baile, 13D Amwell Street, EC1R 1UL
Study Choreography, Sevillanas, Technique, Bulerías, Castanets & Rhythm with top teachers in this popular course. The Beginners and Elementary will be taught by Victoria Ramos and Intermediate and Advanced by Mercedes Ruíz. The class is one and a half hours each day.
Mercedes Ruíz García was born in Jerez de la Frontera in 1980 and began her studies at Ana M. López Lara’s academy at the Peña los Cernícalos venue when she was only six years old. In 1993 she studied Spanish classical dance with Raquel Romero and a year later she entered the Conservatory of Dance of Seville. Mercedes continued to improve her dance in the academy of Chiqui de Jerez and in the Cibayi, where she went to the courses of Antonio Canales, Yerbabuena, Javier Latorre, Adrián Galia, Mario Maya, Alejandro Granados and Domingo Ortega. Two years ago she won the Antonio Gades Prize at the 16th National Competition of Córdoba for her interpretation of the Zapata, an award that came to reward a long career, despite her young age. She has performed in tablaos, theatres and festivals all over world. Mercedes is currently working with Eva la Yerbabuena and Andrés Marín.
Victoria Ramos: Head of Centro de Baile Jerez has performed and taught workshops all over the world. She began her first steps of flamenco at the age of six. She is a Spanish flamenco dancer and a Spanish classical dancer by the “Sociedad Internacional de Baile Español” and is currently an examiner of The Spanish Society. She has worked professionally with several companies including the “Paco Peña Company” and the Guillermo de Perete Company with whom she traveled worldwide. 25 years ago she settled permanently in Jerez de la Frontera where she runs the prestigious school “Centro de Baile Jerez”. Over the last few years she is dedicated to teaching and choreography teaching classes and courses worldwide. Some choreography work has been for Onda Jerez TV at the Villamarta Theatre, London Weekend TV and the Jerez Fair. Her students have danced on several occasions in Jerez, participated in tours in Europe and in the Flamenco Festival of Sadler Wells London.
The booking form is downloadable here Mercedes Ruíz Booking Form Christmas 2017.
For more information about Escuela de Baile please contact us.