We have 3 very compelling and incredible options to learn Flamenco from Karen Lugo



Reserved for dancers with solid experience in Flamenco, this workshop will happen on Feb 23rd and 24th, 2019.

Saturday 3-6pm

Sunday 3-5pm

Workshop $175



Many of Flamenco roots are found in India. Andalusian Gypsies, whom originated from North West India and Pakistan, were eventual large contributors to Flamenco dance. They made the slow pilgrimage west, eventually settling in Southern Spain.

This migratory history explains one reason why Flamenco sets itself apart from most other European traditional dances. With this common origin, one can see many similarities between Flamenco and some Indian dances like Kathak.

Karen has made this deep connection between India and Flamenco one of the focuses of her work. She has studied, and performed in many festivals in India: (

With the Eastside’s tremendous Indian community, and Karen’s dedication to this special Spain-India bond, we felt this an opportunity that could not be passed up. Thus we will be presenting a Master Class lead by Karen, focused on the intersection of Flamenco with traditional Indian dance.

Everyone is welcome…Experienced or beginners, Flamenco or Indian dancers, and even just those that are curious. This is going to be 2.5 hours of an amazing collaboration.

Saturday 12-2:30pm

Master Class: $55

Our special guest for this class will be Chandrayee Bhattacharyya, one of the most accomplished khatak dancers in the Seattle area. She has been teaching for over 10 years here.

Chandrayee Bhattacharyya

Chandrayee Bhattacharyya



For those who:

  • Have danced Flamenco in the past and want to brush up on it

  • Just starting out in Flamenco

  • Dancers from other disciplines whom always wanted to give Flamenco a try


  • Those who are just curious and have no experience whatsoever.

Come join this incredible starting class.

What better introduction to Flamenco, then to learn from the best.

Saturday 10-12pm

Master Class: $45

To avoid fees, we will prefer as payment options: cash in our studio, or mail a check to: Semilla Flamenca / Paulina White / 23031 NE 61st st Redmond WA 98053

Reserve your spot as early as possible, space is limited.

South Bellevue Community Center / Room B

14509 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA 98006



All proceed from the show and workshop will benefit Semilla Flamenca (Chalita Studios) for the construction of the new Studio.