Spanish Immersion Blog

  • Sonia Gil talks to Barron’s

    September 19, 2019

    Sonia Gil talks to Barron's

    Sonia Gil, co-founder of Fluenz and the Fluenz Spanish Immersion was recently featured on Barron’s, speaking about a few of her favorite things, creating one-of-a-kind Spanish classes being among them. Take it from us, Sonia is not only an amazing teacher, but a tastemaker in her own right. Read about Sonia’s favorite neighborhood in the ...

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  • Yoga and Mindfulness at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    September 17, 2019

    Yoga and Mindfulness at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    One of our amazing yoga teachers, Vilma, at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, guiding our Spanish students at the end of an intense day of study. We believe the mindfulness and yoga practice in our program is an opportunity for our participants to integrate all they’re learning into mind and body, to decompress, and sometimes try ...

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  • Casa Azul is a Mexico City jewel

    September 16, 2019

    Casa Azul is a Mexico City jewel

    At the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, we are humbled sharing the art, wisdom and phenomenal contributions of Frida Kahlo with our participants every week. Casa Azul is the place Frida grew up, the home she shared with Diego Rivera and is now a window into that world for visitors from around the world. We think it’s ...

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  • Fluenz Spanish Immersion in the Boston Globe

    September 15, 2019

    Fluenz Spanish Immersion in the Boston Globe

    When a veteran travel reporter comes to our  Spanish Immersions and spends an entire week learning Spanish and sharing the experience with all other participants, she can really see what the Fluenz week is all about.  Necee Regis spent seven days in Mexico City last Spring. Like many of our participants, she came knowing no ...

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  • Inspiring speakers at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    September 14, 2019

    Inspiring speakers at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    Each Spanish Immersion in Mexico City we host Adrian Pascoe, one of Mexico’s young political insiders. Adrian explains the history of the current President’s movement. A brilliant storyteller, philosopher, and playwright whose pieces have been performed all over Latin America and the world. Adrian deconstructs layers of the complex history of Mexico while providing our ...

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  • Culinary Magic in Mexico City

    September 13, 2019

    Culinary Magic in Mexico City

    Each week, we take our Spanish Immersion participants to Pujol. Imagine a chef who can turn 1000 years of Mexican cuisine into beautifully delicious works of art. Every single time. Enrique Olvera and the staff at Pujol Restaurant have hosted each Fluenz group like family since we began our immersions here almost 2 years ago.  ...

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  • Mexico City Architecture at the Immersion

    September 10, 2019

    Mexico City Architecture at the Immersion

    One of our favorite offsite visits at the Immersion is Luis Barragon’s studio house. “I don’t divide landscape, architecture and gardening. To me they are one.⁣” ⁣⁠—Luis Barragán ⁣⁠ This place is magic. We love taking our Spanish Immersion participants to see it. Barragán skillfully fused philosophy, art, and tradition into his masterpiece, his home. We delight ...

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  • The secret sauce for the best Spanish Classes

    September 6, 2019

    The secret sauce for the best Spanish Classes

    At the Fluenz Spanish Immersion in Mexico City we know what makes for the best classes. The teachers of course. And what makes for an amazing Spanish language teacher? It has plenty to do with their understanding of both Spanish and English, the way they can explain something, their ability to lead and inspire, but ...

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  • The neighborhood of the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    September 5, 2019

    The neighborhood of the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    The Fluenz Spanish Immersion is held in the heart of Polanco in the Reforma District of Mexico City. Decades of city renewal have brought pedestrian-friendly promenades and vivacious neighborhoods full of cafes, boutiques and bookstores. Polanco is home to several iconic neighborhood parks including Parque Lincoln, Parque América and Plaza Uruguay; all proud hosts to daily ...

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