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Coffee with Kim

Getting to know KW’s original resident Flamenca I met Kim Green some 3-4 years ago, shortly after Julian and I got settled in Waterloo. Before starting my group dance classes, I decided to search online to see if there was already a flamenco instructor offering lessons in the region. I soon came across kgdance.com. After […]

The Gift of Caribana

We know everyone in the human race is different, whether it is in skin colour or culture, but where humanity is found is in recognizing these differences and ultimately celebrating them. This is what we want for our peers, this is what we want for our children, this is what we want for the future […]

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KW Flamenco Fest 2020 goes online.

We’ve decided to offer a virtual taste of the fest in order to adhere to physical distancing measures, and keep the art of flamenco alive in our community while staying safe! Please check out the flamenco fest page for more information.

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Calujules & Friends

December 29th, at 3pm. The Guanaquita restaurant, 273 King St W Kitchener(2nd floor) Come and enjoy an afternoon of bossa nova, Latin jazz, flamenco, and more! A family-friendly, pay-what-you-can event, Claudia will be singing some bossa novas, and traditional Latin songs. We have invited flamenco guitarist Bahram Aghakhan and flamenco dancer Angela Deiseach to jam […]

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Group flamenco dance classes in KW – Winter Term

Registration for group dance classes in Waterloo for the winter term is open! Flexible partial term option now available! Adults classes: Tuesdays, Jan 8 – March 19th. No class on March 12th. Click here for more information & registration.Want to register your child or teen? Follow this link to sign-up via Star Performance Academy.

Flamenco in the Family; What it might look like

    About a year ago, while running freelance classes at Roxy’s Dance Studio, I began teaching ‘Family Flamenco’. This family-friendly class spanned across three generations and has been one my favourite classes to teach. For me (and many others) flamenco is often a family affair. My mother has always made my flamenco costumes; my father, who […]

A SHAD-owy evening to an Aurora sunrise; The teacher-to-student process

This past weekend marked the 5th year of the Kultrún World Music Festival, KW’s biggest outdoor dance party. It is admirable to see how Isabel Cisterna, founder of the Kultrún, manages to organize an event of this size. She and her family members were all hard at work, delegating volunteers (including Julian) and answering queries […]