video lesson 2/5
BEGINNING 12 Count
Upper Body CHALLENGE
with Rina Orellana & Online Flamenco Studio
This video shows the basic technique for arms, hands and upper body and in the more common 12 count rhythm of flamenco.
**New Beginners should follow the video as is!
**More experienced dancers can follow the video and then choose another piece of music to practice with.
- Music used: Solea Solo Compas muy lenta con guitarra
- Try this for bonus: Solea por Bulerias con guitarra @ 144 bpm or Romance del Amargo by Camaron de la Isla
TIPS: Keep your abs engaged, bend the knees slightly, elbows back, shoulders down. Oh and smile ;)
PRACTICE. Use solo compás to practice- the slower the better!
RECORD. Video a short snippet of your practice with solo compás.
POST. Upload the video to the Online Flamenco Studio FREE Community Group. You'll inspire others to practice and get tons of "jaleos" from the others!!! If you're not ready to record a video, then at least come visit and share your progress!!
Remember, one lucky dancer will win a FREE 3 month subscription to the Online Flamenco Studio. OLE!