Flamenco Workshop hosted by Arts on the Lake

Love / Art / Play, is hosting this dance workshop that brings the passion, rhythms and music of Spain to our Center. Taught by Sandra Hernandez, a master Flamenco dancer and teacher, the hour and a half workshop is for beginning teens and adults of all ages and will be held Saturday, March 21 at 4 p.m. at Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52 in Lake Carmel.

A art form style that originated in the Andalusia community of Spain, it has, through the centuries, become popular world wide. In 2010, UNESCO declared flamenco one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Ms. Hernandez, was born and raised in Spain. She started dancing at the age of nine. During her career she has studied with numerous different Flamenco masters, one of who was the internationally known, “La Chamela.” She performed at festivals, competitions, and cultural performances throughout Spain and was a member of the dance group, “El Anernal” (Girona). In the year 2000 she moved to the US and has been dancing and teaching ever since.

The workshop will last 1 1/2 hours with a Ms. Hernandez dancing for a 15 minute performance at the end.

Please wear comfortable clothes such as sweat pants and have thick soled heels on your shoes.

Admission is $25 ($20 for members). Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call 845 228-AOTL.