IMPROVISE a simple Bulerías Por Fiesta with these 5 essential steps - FREE Guide
Send me the Guide 💌

MINI TUTORIAL - What step is that?

MINI TUTORIAL 🎓
When watching Bulerías Por Fiesta, can you tell what steps the bailaor/a is using and why?

It took me ages to be able to watch someone dancing Bulerías Por Fiesta and be able to tell what steps were being used, where and why!

Even when I had someone explaining it to me (like I am doing here in this post 😅) it still didn't make any sense. One step looked the same as the next and I couldn't tell anything apart. Boy, was it frustrating. I also thought I would never get it.

But, I did get it. How? Hmmm, I'm not 100% sure. It happened over time, and with familiarity.

Watching a lot of Bulerías Por Fiesta, listening to a lot of Bulerías, going to classes, and continuing to watch those videos where the steps were being described – all these practices culminated in knowledge! And once you know, you can't unknow. Thank goodness 😇

If you're also at the stage where you want to know what's going on in Bulerías Por Fiesta but it's not making sense – I urge you to keep studying, keep learning, keep watching and dancing, and one day it will click 🔑

Your turn!

To help you get one step closer to knowing, here's a summary of what's happening in the Bulerías Por Fiesta video below, danced by the beautiful bailaora Marina:

🔑 The video snippet starts with Marina doing some marking (marcaje)
🔑 into the classic Bulerías step (paso de bulerías)
🔑 3 walks back to prepare for a llamada
🔑 llamada
🔑 pataíta!!
🔑 into some more marking
🔑 into some more paso de bulerías
🔑 little bit of marking
🔑 prepare for llamada
🔑 llamada
🔑 prepare for final
🔑 Final! First up some marking, then finish with a remate.

Did you notice..

Did you notice the singer start to sing the coletilla as Marina began the second lot of paso de bulerías? The coletilla is usually an invitation from the singer for the dancer to finish up their pataíta and make their way off stage with the final. Which is why Marina soon after moved into llamada and prepare for final.

Did you also notice the cuadro giving Marina lots of upbeat jaleos during her final? So much energy, so much fun 😊

I hope you enjoyed this mini tutorial!!

 Here's a link to the original post on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CNFfnnIIwYw/
Until next time, happy dancing 💃🏼
Belinda x
PS If you want more reveals 🕵🏻‍♀️ for discovering how to improvise for Bulerías Por Fiesta, get on the waitlist below to join my new eCourse coming out soon where I will show you how to improvise Bulerías Por Fiesta like a Boss!! 👑
Join the Waitlist Now
Author: Belinda Retamal
Belinda has been dancing flamenco since the age of 10 and is passionate about helping other aspiring dancers learn flamenco without spending years to master the basic skills.

You can find out more about Belinda at http://www.theflamencocoach.com/about
Back to Blog Home Page
Photo credits: tripadvisor.com.au
FREE GUIDE DOWNLOAD
The Bulerías
Por Fiesta
Essential Steps
DOWNLOAD NOW 
The 5 essential steps you need
to dance a simple Bulerías Por Fiesta
- so that you can join in the fun
on the Fin de Fiesta Floor!
50% Complete
Almost there
The Headline Goes Here
The Subheadline Goes Here
Audience is not selected
Your information is safe and will Never be shared
50% Complete


Enter Your Email to Get the Guide Delivered to You!