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New Mexico

Brigida Luján / Albuquerque    [Updated 03/21/12]

Summer Flamenco Dance Workshop with Brigida Luján
Introductory Flamenco class for ages 9-11.

June 18-22, 2012, 9:00-12:00 pm, M-F

Bosque School
4000 Learning Road NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120

For more information and to register visit

Brigida Luján is a professional flamenco dancer with an MA in dance and twelve years teaching experience. She has performed on stages throughout the U.S. and in Spain. Brigida was on the dance faculty at the Santa Fe Community College for five years. She has also taught at the National Conservatory of Flamenco in Albuquerque, Institute for Spanish Arts in Santa Fe, University of New Mexico and the National Hispanic Cultural Center, in addition to workshops in various cities nationally. She is the artistic director of Dulce Flamenco Internacional and is the dance instructor and resident choreographer for St. Pius X High School. Brigida holds a NM teaching license in Dance.

For private lessons contact Brigida at or (505) 873-4845.

Jesus Muñoz / Albuquerque    [Updated 01/31/10]

Jesus Muñoz teaches flamenco dance in Albuquerque.

Classes @ Casa Flamenca
5pm: Technique
6pm: Level II
7pm: Bulerias & Palmas

5pm: Technique
6pm: Level I

5pm: Technique
6pm: Level II
7pm: Bulerias & Palmas

5pm: Technique
6pm: Level I

5pm Technique
6pm: Level II

$15 Drop-in
$80 Month for (2 classes/week)= 8 classes
$200 Month for (5 classes/week)= 20 classes
$220 Unlimited

*Don't let a dollar get in your way. Scholarships available to those who qualify and trades are also possible. Call or email for more info.

*Wear form fitting clothing to sweat in. Men: Flamenco boots and pants. Women: Flamenco shoes and Flamenco skirt.
Casa Flamenca Phone: 505.503.8737

Juan Siddi / Santa Fe    [Updated 10/29/08]

Ongoing Flamenco Dance Classes with Juan Siddi in Santa Fe, NM.
Come experience authentic flamenco for all levels with a professional Flamenco Dancer who has been invited to perform and teach in the United States.
All in a very friendly atmosphere.

For more information visit:


Julia Chacón / Santa Fe    [Updated 08/23/09]

Julia has performed in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, and throughout the US. She has appeared with Inmaculada Ortega, Miguel Angel Rojas, the Greco Family, Lydia Torea, Antonio Granjero, Omayra Amaya, plus others and has been a soloist in the companies of María Benítez and Carlota Santana. She has performed and taught professionally for over 10 years and has a BFA in dance.

Class info:
Level 1: Tues/Thurs 6-7pm
Technique: Thurs 7-8pm
Level 2-3: Tues 7-8pm / Thurs 8-9pm

Please contact Julia for location and additional info!

Maria Benitez / Santa Fe    [Updated 01/16/01]

Maria Benitez, The Institute for Spanish Arts, Santa Fe.
Phone: 505-983-8477

Web: http://www.mariabenitez.com

National Institute of Flamenco – Conservatory of Flamenco Arts / Albuquerque    [Updated 09/20/11]

The Encinias Family (Eva, Joaquin & Marisol) and members of Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company teach all levels of flamenco from beginning to professional at the National Institute of Flamenco in Albuquerque.
Children from the ages 3 up and Adults are welcome!!!

National Conservatory of Flamenco Arts
214 Gold SW
Albuquerque, NM
phone: 505-242-7600
fax: 505-242-1367


Classes are offered year round in three sessions: Fall / Winter, Spring and Summer. Try our flamenco classes with our Introductory Special for New Students – 30 days for $30.00 (e.g. 30 consecutive days).

Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque is held each June; 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of this event. This summer intensive program includes workshops and performances featuring Spain’s current Flamenco Stars.

For more information contact Marissa Zagone, NIF Conservatory Manager, at

Sara de Luz / Albuquerque    [Updated 02/10/08]

Sara de Luz



Bio: Sara de Luz began dancing at the age of seven and after years of training in jazz, tap, ballet and modern, she found in flamenco the true expression of her soul. Eva Encinias Sandoval and Pablo Rodarte burned awesome flamenco technique into her being, while guitarist Eric Patterson taught her the secrets of flamenco music. Sara went on to study flamenco in Spain, and stays current with the latest flamenco forms when Spain comes to Albuquerque every year in the form of Festival Flamenco. A founding member of Alma Flamenca, Dance España, and Airdance New Mexico, she has performed with Teo Morca as well as other flamenco masters in the U.S. Sara currently teaches at Farfesha Studios and Dance Theatre Southwest. She may be reached by email at

Classes: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for children through adults, beginning through advanced levels. For more information, please email Sara at , or see her website at www.saradeluz.com

Teo Morca / Taos    [Updated 07/07/08]

Teo Morca teaches at the Taos Academy of Dance Arts ("TADA") in Taos.

He will be offering classes and workshops in Flamenco on all levels, in both technique and repertoire and monthly "charlas" discussions on all facets of flamenco and Spanish Dance. Also, Castanet classes and workshops will be offered, gearing up to Classical Spanish choreographies.

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