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Sevillanas are a type of folk music and dance of Sevilla and its region. They were derived from the Seguidilla.
Sevillanas can be heard mainly in fairs and festivals, including the famous Seville Fair, Feria de abril de Sevilla.
Sevillanas are danced by couples of all ages and sexes during celebrations (fiestas or ferias), often by whole families and towns.

*No necessary partner.
*No experience is required.
*Including body expression and clapping technique

Additional Info Dates: Thursday (no class 9th April) Age Group: Adults Level: Intermediate What to bring: Comfortable and loose clothing, wide skirt if possible for ladies. Recommended wear hard soled shoes. Do I need to book? Contact Barbara to book
Tutor Bio Barbara Thornes originating from Madrid, Spain. She started dancing Flamenco and Ballet at an early age (5 years old) with her colleague Hollywood actress and Oscar winner Penelope Cruz. Barbara holds a University Degree in Spanish Dance and Classical Ballet from the Real University College of Mariemma in Madrid, she achieved out outstanding exam results, also she has  a Business Administration University Degree and BBA Bachelor in Business Administration from Wolverhampton university.  Barbara is a highly qualified and experienced dance teacher & chorographer. Barbara also masters the art  of castanets, Spanish fan technique and flamenco shawl movements to compliment the flamenco and techniques.

Barbara studied with the outstanding and most popular Spanish masters of Ballet and FlamencoMr. Antonio Salas, Aurora Pons, Marta de la Vega and Mariemma.

Barbara followed by a perfection of the technique and style at the renowned schools of Mariemma, Marta de la Vega, masters classes at the School of “Maria Rosa” and school of  “Amor de dios”, marters classes with the great flamenco dancer Antonio Canales.

Barbara is a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher. Dedicated to students of all ages, she is characterized by elegance and neatness in execution, and the use of elements like the castanets, the shawl, fan. Her teaching style that is technical and specific, she strives to give every student the best personal educational experience possible “Your success is my dream”. 

Barbara is a master of Flamenco and she brings to Leeds, directly from Spain, with sole and spirit the passion and elegance of this fine art.