Hola! In this episode, I’m going to show you the basics of using a Spanish fan. You can use the fan as an accessory to embellish your dance, whether you dance flamenco or Classical Spanish Dance.
Get to know
💃How to hold your arm & elbow in a proper positions
💃How to hold it with your fingers and control the opening of it.
💃Mistakes to avoid (are you doing this?!)
💃How to rotate your wrist
💃Simple arm movements for aesthetic and training your coordination
What are Spanish fans called?
The large Spanish fan is called a Pericón (it’s the one I’m holding in this video).
The smaller one is called abanico.
Where and how to learn to dance with the Spanish Fan
- Try out in-person classes with Tania, in Singapore. Check out class schedules here.
- Stay tuned for online classes with maestra Paloma Gómez. Some choreographies may feature either the Spanish Fan or castanets. Subscribe to our online academy, Maestros Danza to find out more, and you’ll also get a FREE mini-course!