Today on Thursday, the 26th of March, we will continue with salsa and bachata at Flama’s online classes. Stay tuned and click yourself into our Facebook Live Stream and dance with us at home!

Schedule for online classes tonight:

18:00 Salsa Solo for Advanced Beginners with Anna (45 min)
19:00 Solo Bachata Beginners with Anna (45 min)

These classes are free of cost but if you want to support us, you can voluntarily pay for the classes via our webshop.

The price for a single class is 5 €. If you want to pay with Smartum Mobile or E-Pass or Edenred Mobile, you can accomplish the payment at your home. Type Tanssistudio Flama to Search Field and enter the total of 5 €.

We are currently planning and improving our online classes, so we would love to hear your ideas, wishes and opinions! Send your ideas or feedback to info@flama.fi or via Flama’s Facebook or Instagram!

Let’s enjoy dancing in our living rooms! 

 

Johanna Sallinen and Omar Bakr will come to Flama in November 2019 with their Cuban Salsa and Sensual Bachata Workshops. These workshops take place both on Saturday, the 23rd of November and on Sunday, the 24th of November, and the schedule looks like the following:

Saturday, November 23
11:00–12:15 Cuban Salsa, advanced beginners (couple class), 75 min
12:30–13:45 Cuban Salsa, intermediate (couple class), 75 min
13:45–14:45 Salsa Ladies Style, open level (solo class), 60 min
20.00–21.00 Sensual Bachata Pre-Party workshop, beginners, 60 min
21.00–1.00 Saturday Social Afro-Latin party at Flama with DJ Omar

Sunday, November 24
12:00–14:00 Sensual Bachata, keskitaso (2 h)

PRICES AND REGISTRATION
– 75 min workshops (Cuban Salsa advanced beginners or intermediate): 20 € / 75 min
– Salsa Ladies Style, solo class, 60 min: 15 €
– Pre-party workshop (the price includes the entrance fee to the party): 22 €
– Sensual Bachata, intermediate (2 h): 30 €

Sign up for the classes by email: info@flama.fi. You can sign up for the workshops alone or with your partner, we will take care of the balance between leaders and followers.

ATTENTION! The registration is binding! You can cancel your registration for free, if you do it at least 48 hours before the class will take place. After that the cancellation is only possible in case of illness by showing a medical certificate.

JOHANNA & OMAR

Johanna and Omar are versatile and experienced dancers and teachers and they teach i.a. bachata, cha cha, kizomba and salsa together. Through their I Dance Helsinki -organization, Omar and Johanna have long been building the Afro-Latin scene in Helsinki by teaching, bringing foreign artists to Finland and arranging festivals and parties in a weekly basis.

Johanna has danced several different dance styles. Johanna won Salsa European Championship in 2010, so she has a lot of knowledge about dance technique and that knowledge she wants to share with her students. As a teacher, she is known for her demanding but encouraging and clear teaching.

Omar’s dancing career has begun with ballroom dance, but it changed later to Afro-Latin dances. Omar’s strengths are musicality as well as his smooth and clear lead. He encourages and provides tools for each individual student’s progress and improvement.

For Omar and Johanna, it is important that everything learnt during the classes can be applied in a social dance setting. They emphasize the importance of leading and following as well as the learning of the basics, not forgetting musicality. Above all, dancing should be fun and feel good.

Bachata is one of the most popular Latin dances and now you have a change to learn it!

Couple Bachata course for the beginners will be held at Flama in autumn 2019 between the 4th of September and the 11th of December 2019 at 19.15–20.45 (one class lasts 90 minutes). The course starts right from the basics, so you do not have to have any dance background. The teacher of the course is Pinja Simola.

PRICES
– Normal price (valid after 31.7.2019): 195 € / 165 € (students, seniors)

The payment includes 15 x 1.5 h, so 22.5 h of teaching in total between the 4th of September and the 11th of December.

If you have Flama’s autumn season Anytime card, there is no additional payment for the course, so you can attend the course with the Anytime card as well.

Attention! The places for the followers and couples have already been taken, but there is still room for some leaders!

If you want to pay with Smartum-vouchers etc., contact us by sending an email to info@flama.fi.

REGISTRATION (follower spots are full)
Registrate for the course by purchasing it through our webshop:
– leaders: https://flama.fi/tuote/sensual-bachata-kurssi-syksy-2019-viejat/
– leaders with reduced price (students, seniors): https://flama.fi/tuote/sensual-bachata-kurssi-syksy-2019-viejat-opiskelijat-elakelaiset/

– Autumn 2019 Anytime: https://flama.fi/en/tuote/fall-2019-anytime/
(Attention! You can only sign up as a pair)
– Autumn 2019 Anytime (students, seniors): https://flama.fi/en/tuote/fall-2019-anytime-students-and-pensioners/
(Attention! You can only sign up as a pair)

You do not have to have a partner to register for the course. Partners are rotated in every rehearsal.

Bachata is a dance style originally from Dominican Republic, and sensual style of bachata was created in Cádiz, Spain, by Korke Escalona and Judith Cordero. Couple bachata classes will explain you why Sensual Bachata is so popular around the world. You will not only learn different figures but also the right technique to perform the movements and and great tips for social dancing.

TEACHER: PINJA SIMOLA
Pinja has been dancing competitive and Latin dances passionately, both solo and couple dances, all her life. Nowadays, she actively develops her dance skills abroad, for example by participating in the teaching of the world’s most famous Latin dance professionals. Pinja teaches bachata, reggaeton and salsa around Finland and also outside the country alone or with her partner. Especially her Bachata Ladies’ Styling classes have gained great popularity.

More information: info@flama.fi

Johanna Sallinen and Omar Bakr will come to Flama in March with their Cross Body Salsa and Sensual Bachata Workshops. These workshops take place both on Saturday, the 23th of March and on Sunday, the 24th of March, and the schedule looks like the following:

Saturday, March 23
11:30–13:00 Cross Body Salsa, foundations 1
13:15–15:15 Cross Body Salsa, foundations 2
15:30–16:30 Salsa Ladies Style, open level

Sunday, March 24
11:30–13:30 Sensual Bachata, intermediate

PRICES

Solo class (60 min): 15€
Cross Body Salsa, foundations 1 (1,5h): 25€
Cross Body Salsa, foundations 2 (2h): 30€
Cross Body Salsa, foundations 1 & foundations 2 (3,5h): 50€
Sensual Bachata, intermediate (2 h): 30€

The Cross Body Salsa classes are especially meant for those who have some previous experience in Cuban Salsa (Casino) and they want to expand their dance knowledge with a new style.

Sign up for the classes by email: info@flama.fi. Follower spots for all couple classes are full already, pairs and leaders welcome!

ATTENTION! The registration is binding! You can cancel your registration for free, if you do it at least 48 hours before the class will take place. After that the cancellation is only possible in case of illness by showing a medical certificate.

JOHANNA & OMAR

Johanna and Omar are versatile and experienced dancers and teachers and they teach i.a. bachata, cha cha, kizomba and salsa together. Through their I Dance Helsinki -organization, Omar and Johanna have long been building the Afro-Latin scene in Helsinki by teaching, bringing foreign artists to Finland and arranging festivals and parties in a weekly basis.

Johanna has danced several different dance styles. Johanna won Salsa European Championship in 2010, so she has a lot of knowledge about dance technique and that knowledge she wants to share with her students. As a teacher, she is known for her demanding but encouraging and clear teaching.

Omar’s dancing career has begun with ballroom dance, but it changed later to Afro-Latin dances. Omar’s strengths are musicality as well as his smooth and clear lead. He encourages and provides tools for each individual student’s progress and improvement.

For Omar and Johanna, it is important that everything learnt during the classes can be applied in a social dance setting. They emphasize the importance of leading and following as well as the learning of the basics, not forgetting musicality. Above all, dancing should be fun and feel good.

Friday Flama party will be celebrated on Friday, the 8th of February from 9 pm to 01.30 am at Dance Studio Flama!

We will have two dance floors where salsa, bachata, reggaeton, kizomba and semba will be played late into the night. DJ Papi will play his best tunes and we will guarantee that we’re gonna have great time together!

The entrance fee is 8 / 7 € (the cheaper price by showing Flama’s valid punch card or Bailes Cubanos membership card). You can pay it by card or cash.

Remember to take your dance shoes or other indoor shoes with you because the shoes used outdoors will be left in the lobby.

Dance Studio Flama is located next to Turku Castle at Linnankatu 84. Bus Line 1 (Market Square–Turku Harbor) will stop just in front of Flama at the bus stop called Satamakatu and the bus trip from market square to the dance studio takes around 10 minutes. Check the bus schedule at http://www.foli.fi/ to choose the right time to come. If you decide to come by your own car, there are free parking spaces behind the dance studio and other parking options nearby, such as chargeable parking lots or ones requiring a parking disk.

Welcome to have fun and enjoy the best people, music and dances! ♥

On Saturday, the 26th of January, we will dance sensual bachata with Pinja and Rado at Dance Studio Flama.

SCHEDULE ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
11:00–12:00 Bachata Ladies’ Styling, solo class
12:15–13:45 Sensual Bachata 1 -couple class, intermediate
14:00–15:30 Sensual Bachata 2 -couple class, intermediate
15:45–16:45 Bachata Mens’ Styling, solo class

Ladies’ and Mens’ Styling classes will concentrate on the body movements, styling and musicality that are important aspects also while dancing with a pair. By taking this class, you can be sure that you will owe the dance floor.

Couple bachata classes will explain you why Sensual Bachata is so popular around the world. You will not only learn different figures but also the right technique to perform the movements and great tips for social dancing. This class is intermediate level class, so it is good to know the basics of bachata beforehand.

PRICES
– Bachata Ladies’ Styling or Mens’ Styling (1 h): 15 €
– Sensual Bachata couple class (1,5 h): 25 €
– Both couple classes with package price: 40 €

SIGN UP for the classes by sending an email to info@flama.fi.
The registration is binding! You can cancel your registration for free, if you do it at least 48 hours before the class will take place. After that the cancellation is only possible in case of illness by showing a medical certificate.