How to use a Spanish fan in your dance – flamenco or classical Spanish

  • taniagoh
  • Jan 3, 2023
How to use a Spanish Fan in your flamenco dance or classical spanish dance

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.


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