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What's In Your Dancebag?

Flamenco Dance School Student Linda Palmer

Linda Palmer is sixty-four and has been dancing flamenco for ten years. “It keeps the brain active! I love everything: the rhythms, the costumes, the physicality, the camaraderie.” 

FAN Bought in Seville, Spain; used for certain dances, like the guajira

CASTANETS Played in class, especially for sevillanas

SHAWL To interpret any dance; for example, when Maria performs the alegria. It’s amazing the way she interprets the dance … we were bawling our eyes out!

SHOES Flamenco shoes from Spain – sturdier than character shoes 

PEPPERMINT FOOT SPRAY It’s refreshing!

BAG From the Brazilian flamenco fashion company Lunares; purchased in the silent auction for the Flamenco Festival

WATER BOTTLE Filled with iced green tea

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