puela lunaris performing a fusion of gypsy skirt dance and bellydance

Barefoot Flamenco (part 1)

Barefoot Flamenco is not a technique, but a way of interpreting Flamenco dance. Similar to Isadora Duncan’s experience in the beginning of the 20th century, I feel constricted dancing in shoes. I love the freedom and the lyricism of dancing barefoot. My choreographic voice in this field of dance involves a contemporary approach to Flamenco dance deeply inspired by the ancestral roots of this art form.

Puela Lunaris performing barefoot flamenco at the throne room of alexander the great

Barefoot Flamenco (Part 2)

Since 1993, I have been developing a barefoot Flamenco choreographic body of work that emphasizes creative self-expression and connection to my audience, rather than merely the use of choreographic devices or technical virtuosity. Similarly, I have developed my own distinctive style, using a free-flowing, interpretative approach to Flamenco, doing away with the rigid rules characteristic of conventional, footwork-based Flamenco dance.

Puela Lunaris is a dance educator that leads online trainings on barefoot flamenco, flamenco arabe fusions, bellydance and world dance. She uses the blueprint for teaching and learning in dance from the nyc doe

Blueprint for Teaching Dance (Part 2)

By Puela Lunaris * Click here to read part 1 of this article The Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in Dance was developed with the advice and counsel of the members of Dance Education departments on college campuses across New York City. Furthermore, universities, conservatories and colleges are integrating this document into their coursework, reflecting […]

Puela Lunaris offers a variety of online dance course including barefoot flamenco, bellydance fusion, world dance, whirling, yoga-dance, sevillanas, zambra mora and more

Teaching Dance Through Technology

I love the idea that we can stream a dance lesson in our mobile devices and practice anywhere at our convenience. I am really passionate about using the technology to enrich the lives of people through the art of dance making. It is very rewarding to receive wonderful feedback and reviews from students around the world. I am happy to know that by developing my online dance lessons, I have employed the art of dance to reach thousands of people in many parts of the world inspiring them to dance.