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Mozaico JULY 2017 Summer Workshops

Tuesday, Jul 11 - Sunday, Jul 30

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July Summer Workshops

Join Al Mozaico Flamenco Dance Academy for JULY WORKSHOPS with our award winning instructors including Oscar Nieto, Kasandra “La China”, Andrea Williams and Michelle Harding. Here are all the workshops at a glance. Existing students that have AMFDA class cards, can utilize those for many of these classes, please enquire. Register at 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com. All classes are at The Rhythm Room, 3701 Hastings St, Burnaby at Boundary.


July 11, 12, 13 with Kasandra & Oscar!

Introduction to Flamenco Dance, Technique & Tangos

Instructor: Kasandra “La China”
Date: July 11, 13 – 2 day workshop
Time: 6:15-7:45pm
Fee: $50 for two days or drop in $25 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Introduction to flamenco dance class, designed to introduce flamenco movement and footwork to newcomers. Overall technique class that incorporates total body conditioning, coordination, torso, arms, floreo and basic footwork.

Castanets & 12 Compas

Instructor: Kasandra “La China
Date: July 11, 13 – 2 day workshop
Time: 7:45-9:15pm
Fee: $50 for two days or drop in $30 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Time to get on board for castanets to 12 compas. This course is for intermediate+ dancers that need experience playing and coordinating castanets. This is a technique class for castanets and overall body coordination for 12 compas including marcaje, remate, llamadas and footwork. It is time to get in gear for the coming year!

Bulerias por Fiesta – Level 1

Instructor: Oscar Nieto
Date: July 11, 12, 13 – 3 day workshop
Time: 6:15-7:45pm
Fee: $107 for three days or drop in $40 one day.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Step into the wonderful world of bulerias with the master! Oscar Nieto imparts knowledge and wisdom regarding how to understand bulerias. Learn the basic marcaje, remate and llamada for bulerias and how they interact with the cante. This course introduces the fundamental steps that are used to dance improvisational bulerias. There is no choreography; learn the “pieces” that comprise bulerias. This course is appropriate for beginner and intermediate levels.

(NON-DANCE) Chat with the Maestro – 12 Compas Overview, Flamenco Origins and Cante

Instructor: Oscar Nieto (singer/dancer)
Date: July 11, 12, 13 – 3 day workshop
Time: 7:45-9:15pm
Fee: $107 for three days or drop in $40 one day.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Flamenco is an art form rich in history, culture and lore. Take this time to learn from master Oscar Nieto, as he provides insight regarding the origins of flamenco stemming from the solea, to solea por bulerias and bulerias. This is an important lecture about the cante (song forms), rhythm and palmas. This course is appropriate for musicians, dancers and flamenco fans wanting to know more about flamenco! Live musicians in class.


July 15-16 Bulerias Extravaganza with Oscar Nieto & Kasandra “La China”!

Bulerias for Kids!

Instructor: Kasandra “La China”
Date: July 15, 22, 29 – 3 Saturdays
Time: 10-11am
Fee: $60 for three days or drop in $20 one day.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Flamenco is culture! Kids and parents learn how to dance bulerias por fiesta, party dance from Jerez de la Frontera. Learn rhythm, hand-clapping, basic footwork and steps for bulerias. This class is intended to engage kids and parents in an interactive class full of movement and rhythm. Incorporates basic flamenco moves and sounds! Experience with live musicians! Parents welcome.

Bulerias por Fiesta – Level 2

Instructor: Kasandra “La China” & Oscar Nieto
Date: July 15-16
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm 3 hour extravaganza
Fee: $144 for two days or drop in $75 one day.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Step into the wonderful world of bulerias with Kasandra and Oscar – famed for their instruction of bulerias and their love of flamenco from Jerez de la Frontera. For the first 90 minutes, Kasandra integrates flamenco culture, jaleo, palmas and lore with bulerias choreography. Learn to stylize your dance, female or male, Flamenco Puro! For the second 90 minutes, learn how the choreography interacts with the cante with Oscar NIeto. Sit down and do palmas/jaleo as each dancer takes a turn in the circle to see how their choreography fits with the cante. This course is appropriate for dancers with some flamenco dance experience. Live musicians in class.

Bulerias por Fiesta – Level 1

Instructor: Oscar Nieto & Kasandra “La China” with Davide Sampaolo
Date: July 15-16
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm 3 hour extravaganza
Fee: $144 for two days or drop in $75 one day.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Step into the wonderful world of bulerias with Oscar Nieto as he imparts knowledge and wisdom regarding how to understand the “pieces” that comprise a bulerias patada aka dance. Learn the basic marcaje, remate and llamada for bulerias and how they interact with the cante. This course introduces the fundamental steps that are used to dance improvisational bulerias. There is no choreography; learn the “pieces” that comprise bulerias. This course is appropriate for beginner and intermediate students with no bulerias experience.

For the second 90 minutes, let’s have a seat to do palmas (handclapping), cante and cajon with Kasandra “La China” & Italian percussionist Davide Sampaolo. Learn flamenco rhythm for bulerias and learn about the layers of 12, 6 and 3 compas patterns. Bring your cajon and try it. Please ask to reserve a school cajon if you don’t have one! Don’t want to play cajon? Bring your clapping hands and jaleo. This is a very important class about integrated flamenco learning and how palmas and cajon work together with the dance. At the end of class, we will join an authentic flamenco circle of dancers and singers and do palmas/cajon together. Musicians can sign up for this segment separately.

Bulerias Palmas and Cajon – Level 1 (FOR ALL MUSICIANS, DANCERS & AFFICIONADOS)

Instructor: Kasandra “La China” & Davide Sampaolo
Date: July 15-16
Time: 12:30-2:00pm
Fee: $72 for two days or drop in $40 one day
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Let’s have a seat to do palmas (handclapping) and cajon with Kasandra “La China” & Italian percussionist Davide Sampaolo. Learn flamenco rhythm for bulerias and learn about the layers of 12, 6 and 3 compas patterns. Bring your cajon and try it. Please ask to reserve a school cajon if you don’t have one! Don’t want to play cajon? Bring your clapping hands and jaleo. This is a very important class about integrated flamenco learning and how palmas and cajon work together with the dance. At the end of class, we will join a circle of dancers and singers and do palmas/cajon together.


July 25, 26, 27 – Technique with Michelle

Footwork Technique – Level 1

Instructor: Michelle Harding
Date: July 25, 26, 27 – 3 days
Time: 6:15-7:15pm
Fee: $50 for three hours or drop in $20 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Strengthen your foundation in flamenco footwork technique. Starting with basic rhythms, we will progressively build to more complex combinations.

Castanets – Level 1

Instructor: Michelle Harding
Date: July 25, 26, 27 – 3 days
Time: 7:15-8:15pm
Fee: $50 for three hours or drop in $20 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Build strength and dexterity in this technique-focused workshop. Includes exercises combining movement and footwork with castanets.

Footwork Technique – Level 2

Instructor: Michelle Harding
Date: July 25, 26, 27 – 3 days
Time: 8:15-9:15pm
Fee: $50 for three hours or drop in $20 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Build speed, clarity and soniquete in this workshop that offers drills and combinations that you can use for your own practice. Includes escobilla patterns for various palos such as Solea por Bulerias and Seguiriyas.


Summer Saturday Bulerias

Bulerias por Fiesta – Level 2

Instructor: Kasandra “La China”
Date: July 22, 29 and August 19, 26 – 4 Saturdays
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Fee: $100 for course or drop in $30. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Learn a “patada” choreography for bulerias por fiesta and see how dancing bulerias interacts with the cante. This dance is stylized in “flamenco puro”. This is for intermediate dancers.


Summer Sunday Workshops

Beginner Flamenco Dance – Technique

Instructor: Andrea Williams
Date: July 23, 30, Sunday Workshop
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Fee: $50 for two days or drop in $30 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Learn to dance flamenco and improve your overall flamenco dance technique with Andrea, as you dance with upper body and coordinate footwork. This course will incorporate upper body, arms, floreo, torso and footwork drills through repetitive motion to build muscle memory.

Bata de Cola Technique – learn how to dance with bata

Instructor: Andrea Williams
Date: July 23, 30, Sunday Workshop
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Fee: $50 for two days or drop in $30 one day. Existing students can use AMFDA card.
Register: 604-671-9182 or register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Learn how to dance with the romantic Bata de Cola, the flamenco skirt with long train. This course is teaches the fundamental techniques used to dance with the bata and explore various techniques. Students must have a bata.

If you would like to borrow, please email register@mozaicoflamenco.com.


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Venue

The Rhythm Room
109 - 3701 Hastings Street
Burnaby, BC V5C 2H6 Canada
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