LIPP Schools is proud to offer Flamenco classes for toddlers.  Flamenco is a beautiful form of dance originated from Spain that is rich in folk art and culture.  It encompasses cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance), jaleo (vocalizations), palmas (hand-clapping) and pitos (finger snapping).

Flamenco Dance class gives young children a world of developmental benefits and a fun way to learn about Spanish History, culture & language.

Please call the School to find out about days and times Flamenco is offered.

Objectives:

  • Provide a balance & sequential program for the study of flamenco arts that will expose children to this important expression of Spanish culture.
  • Teach children the basics of flamenco rhythm, percussive hand clapping and heelwork.
  • Allows children to explore and expand their own movement capabilities through flamenco techniques such as posture, arm movements and hand movement.
  • Create an environment that will promote the psychological health & creative imagination of children by allowing them to express their own emotions through flamenco song & dance.

photo1Benefits

  • Improved physical coordination, strength, kinesthetic memory, and listening skills.
  • Social awareness, interaction and cooperation within the group dynamic.
  • Knowledge and understanding of a different culture and language through Flamenco music, movement & vocabulary.
  • Self-confidence and a sense of accomplishment in successfully executing new skills.
  • Greater self-esteem that will encourage children to meet future challenges in other areas.
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Meet LIPP’s Flamenco Instructor

gabriela_fragaGabriela Fraga