SPRING Flamenco Tour to Jerez

May 21 - June 4, 2018  |   Jerez, Spain  |  $3025  ($2925 Cash/Check Discount)

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 Arabic bathhouse, 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 cantaor David Lagos (or another wonderful 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

Price

$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.)
  • $800 deposit due upon registration to secure your spot

Interested?

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