FALL 2019 Flamenco Tour to Jerez

October 26 - November 9, 2019 |  Jerez, Spain

The Flamenco Tour is a personalized flamenco vacation to Spain to study this art form in its country of origin. It’s a small-group flamenco trip including workshops with master artists, performances, visit to the Hammam, palmas classes, Q&A time with Laura, opening night tapas reception, walking tours, trip packet with tips and info, small group support and individual attention…

Trip Includes:

  • A small group workshop (daily classes) including some live accompaniment catered especially to you by Mercedes Ruíz. (She is wonderful and beautiful and fabulous – an incredibly talented dancer who takes extreme pride in teaching.)

  • An intimate private performance hosted by Mercedes Ruíz with Mercedes and her top dancers with guitarist Santiago Lara and a top-notch cantaor

  • Bulerías classes at Peña los Cernícalos with Ana María López with live cante (and sometimes guitarra)

  • Palmas and rhythm classes

  • Support sessions with Laura to practice material studied in class

  • Spa! A relaxing visit to the Hammam Andalusí (Arabic baths) for a massage and to soak in the baths. Click here to learn more about what we do at the hammam.

  • A cute apartment in the historic Barrio San Miguel just minutes away from the dance studio and two of the most well-known flamenco peñas. Multiple occupancy apartments equipped with kitchen, washing machine, living and sleeping area. (Private rooms available at additional cost.)

  • A walking tour of Jerez (to the Catederal, the Alcázar, bodegas, flamenco barrios Santiago & San Miguel, las plazas…)

  • A sherry tasting and bodega tour

  • A flamenco shopping tour including a visit to the shop of one of Mercedes’s seamstresses.

  • A visit to the Centro Andalúz de Flamenco

  • Q & A time with Laura

  • Opening night tapas reception and informational meeting

  • Small group size and individual attention

  • Trip packet including a map of Jerez, recommended restaurants and stores, survival Spanish phrases, and tips from Laura and friends

  • Insider travel info for Spain will be supplied upon registration. (I’ve learned from past experience/my mistakes).

  • A bilingual guide (me!) with you in all of your classes and accompanying you on group excursions

  • Optional add-on visit to see the famous Andalusian Horse show at the Fundación Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

  • A chance to do all of these things with a small, supportive group of people


$3025  ($2925 Cash/Check Discount)

  • Price includes everything described above. It does not include transportation or food and drink (with the exception of the opening night tapas reception.)

  • $1,000 deposit due upon registration to secure your spot


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