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Zapateado – Flamenco Dance Tutorial

Flamenco dancers use their feet to create percussive rhythmic patterns. We teach you how to carry out the basic steps of Zapateado (heel work). Learn how to execute the punta, planta, tacón & golpe:

1 – Punta Drop the toe of your boot on the ground.

2 – Planta: Strike the floor using the ball of your foot.

3 – Tacón: Strike or drop just the heel (with the planta already on the floor)

4 – Golpe: Drop the whole foot  striking the floor.


Watch this Zapateado (Heel Work) tutorial with our dancer, Amanda Saucedo: 


And enjoy our Zapateado performance: 

5500 N. St. Louis Ave Chicago, IL 60625. (773) 442.5901

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