Welcome to Esencia Flamenca Dance Company's Meetup Group! Esencia Flamenca Dance is a dance company based in Long Beach, California, founded by Sarah Parra . Our mission is to enrich the lives of southern Californians by exposing them to the art of flamenco. We have performances at local venues, hold dance classes on a weekly basis, and notify the community of all kinds of live flamenco performances and opportunities. If you love flamenco and would like to be involved on any level - you need to join this group!
Sarah Parra , has been teaching and performing Flamenco dance for over 20 yrs in the Southern California area. She has a degree is Dance from UCI. She has studied extensively in Madrid, Sevilla, and Jerez. She founded EFDC in the year 2000. She has taught at UCI, Cypress college and many local dance studios. Sarah was one of the original Flamenco dancers at Alegria in Long Beach and Tapas in Newport Beach.