Maria Osende: A Maestra's Dance Journey Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Maria began dancing at young age, soon achieving High Honors in classical ballet at the Conservatorio de Danza de Madrid under the guidance of ballet teacher Julia Estevez.
A chance meeting through mutual friends brought Joyce into our flamenco fold. Now over a decade later, Joyce is a mainstay of the Maria Osende Flamenco Company and has established herself as a talented flamenco singer (cantaora). Her
Rachel James is the newest member of the Maria Osende Flamenco Dance Co. A seasoned professional flamenco dancer, Rachel made flamenco the primary focus of her professional life years ago and has been a wonderful asset to our flamenco community,
Dance was a big part of Karen's life growing up in Cape Breton and she has dabbled in most dance forms at some point. Before starting to learn flamenco dance, Karen enjoyed belly dancing for many years. Eight