"Flamenco is always with me.
Flamenco is a kind of mirror and reflects me. It’s a universal language that connects us all."

Yosi Karahashi

Dancer. Teacher. Choreographer. Dress designer.

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Yosi lived for 16 years in Spain, where she completed an intensive five-year program of study in flamenco with Merche Esmeralda and received her diploma with highest distinction. She then trained with artists Manuel Reyes, Maria Juncal, Truco, Immaculada Ortega, Pepa Molina, and Adrian Sanchez at the legendary flamenco academy Amor de Dios (Madrid, Spain). She was a member of several professional dance companies including the Cristobal Reyes Flamenco Company, Sueño Flamenco, and Ballet Flamenco Ole Madrid.

As a soloist, Yosi has performed at numerous festivals and tablaos throughout Spain. She has also performed internationally, in Japan, Morocco, Portugal, Cyprus, Canada, the United States, and France.

Yosi is an experienced teacher, having taught at dance schools throughout Madrid, including the Japanese Embassy in Madrid. She has also conducted flamenco workshops in Japan, France, and the United States.

Currently based in Boston, Yosi regularly performs at the Bar Lola and is a member of Flamenco Boston and Flamenco Dance Project. Teaches an intermediate-advanced flamenco class at the Green Street Studios every Monday, and a youth/family flamenco class at the Dance Complex on Fridays.