Spanish Immersion Blog

  • Robb Report: The Fluenz Spanish Immersions are the new Rosetta Stone

    February 21, 2020

    Robb Report: The Fluenz Spanish Immersions are the new Rosetta Stone

    We’re always hosting special guests at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, and this time we had the pleasure of having travel and food writer Necee Regis.  In high school and college she studied French and Italian, but never became fluent. In her later years, while living in Miami, she had somehow neglected to learn Spanish.  Many programs promise ...

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  • Summer in Mexico City: the best time for a Spanish Immersion

    February 20, 2020

    Summer in Mexico City: the best time for a Spanish Immersion

    There are no bad times to travel to Mexico City. Every season offers something different in terms of weather, holidays and food. But summer is definitely the perfect time to learn Spanish and dive into the mysteries of this intense capital. Imagine your time at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion with beautifully cool weather; it’s ideal ...

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  • At the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, we’re all architecture buffs

    February 19, 2020

    At the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, we're all architecture buffs

    Mexico City is full of architectural gems, and at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion we delight in guiding our friends and students in the direction of one in particular: Luis Barragán’s studio house. This is undoubtedly one of our favorite offsite visits.  Built in 1948, the prized architect’s former residence was deemed an official UNESCO site and ...

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  • The Mexico Spanish Immersion: a family adventure

    February 18, 2020

    The Mexico Spanish Immersion: a family adventure

    Each year, a select group of teenagers are rigorously interviewed and accepted into the Fluenz Spanish Immersion program. They come with one or two parents, who sometimes sign up for Spanish classes as well. Discovering Mexico City while learning Spanish in a beautiful, caring, and challenging environment becomes the family adventure of a lifetime. Activities include a ...

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  • Age doesn’t matter at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    February 16, 2020

    Age doesn't matter at the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    When it comes to learning, age is not important. Nowadays, students of all ages are advancing their learning, both online and off. And at our Fluenz Spanish Immersions, we know this all too well. A few weeks ago, the eldest and the youngest guests we’ve ever had proved that when you really want to learn, the ...

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  • Houston Chronicle: The Mexico Spanish Immersion is about more than verbs

    February 15, 2020

    Houston Chronicle: The Mexico Spanish Immersion is about more than verbs

    Travel writer Becca Hensley came to our Fluenz Spanish Immersion because she knew she wasn’t truly fluent. Despite having lived in Spain, having spent many summers in Puebla, Mexico with her ex-pat grandfather, and having taken dozens of Spanish classes all the way throughout graduate school, she still felt she needed a Spanish boost. So ‘in ...

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  • Oaxaca, here we come! Our newest Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    February 14, 2020

    Oaxaca, here we come! Our newest Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    The Fluenz Spanish Immersions just got more exhilarating. We have a new program in a new city: Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s most culturally rich and diverse regions. Here’s your chance to master your Spanish in an amazing setting. With its impressive art scene, exciting  regional cuisine and stunning architecture, Oaxaca is ideal for our six-day curated ...

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  • Amazing guests at the Mexico Spanish Immersion

    February 12, 2020

    Amazing guests at the Mexico Spanish Immersion

    It’s exciting when two of the season’s bestselling authors spend an entire week in one of our Mexico Spanish Immersions. It’s even more thrilling when you see their work on every bookstand at the Miami Airport. Rachel Hollis is a successful blogger, speaker, and author. Her first self-help book, Girl, Wash Your Face, maintained a spot ...

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  • Fluenz Spanish Immersions: transforming lives

    February 11, 2020

    Fluenz Spanish Immersions: transforming lives

    It might be that you want to salvage what’s left of all those years of high school and college Spanish or that you’ve been diligently learning Spanish and want to reach your next level. Regardless of why you’ve come to our Fluenz Spanish Immersion, you and all of our participants will have one thing in ...

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  • Olé! Our Spanish Immersions are coming to Barcelona

    February 10, 2020

    Olé! Our Spanish Immersions are coming to Barcelona

    If you’re a fan of the Fluenz Spanish Immersions in Mexico City, then you’ll be thrilled to know that we’re taking the best Spanish course to one of the most admired cities in the world. Yes, we’re coming to Barcelona this March! Imagine a casual stroll before yoga, or right afterwards, while taking in the beauty of ...

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  • One-on-one learning: what sets us apart at the Fluenz Spanish Immersions

    February 9, 2020

    One-on-one learning: what sets us apart at the Fluenz Spanish Immersions

    The fastest way to learn Spanish starts right here, at our Fluenz Spanish Immersions. With our elite coaches and intense one-on-one sessions, six days will be enough to drastically improve your level of fluency. What makes the Fluenz program better than any other? It ‘s the one-on-one coaching—together with boutique lodging, butler service, private yoga, and ...

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  • Magical Guatemala: where our Fluenz Spanish Immersions started

    February 7, 2020

    Magical Guatemala: where our Fluenz Spanish Immersions started

    Every journey has a starting point; ours was a world-famous colonial city, where each day became a magical experience. We had the privilege of hosting our first Fluenz Spanish Immersion in Antigua, Guatemala. Waking up to the Agua Volcano as we got ready for yoga and then had breakfast, was an unbelievable treat. The city’s cobbled ...

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  • At our Spanish Immersions, Spanish and good food go together

    February 6, 2020

    At our Spanish Immersions, Spanish and good food go together

    At our Fluenz Spanish Immersions, we can’t imagine learning Spanish without having great food. And learning Spanish in Mexico City without incredible food is unthinkable. Mexico has a culinary tradition that spans over 9000 years. Much more than just tacos and burritos, Mexican cuisine is characterized by flavorful ingredients such as corn, chili peppers and tomatoes, ...

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  • An evening for archaeology enthusiasts! Our Spanish Immersions have it all

    February 5, 2020

    An evening for archaeology enthusiasts! Our Spanish Immersions have it all

    Friday evenings are very special for our Fluenz Spanish Immersion groups! We take them on a private tour of the National Anthropology Museum. Mexico was the cradle of many important civilizations; it’s no wonder there are over 180 archaeological sites all over the country, luring thousands of tourists and archaeologists every year. From buried Mayan cities, to ...

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  • Experience Mexico City’s Pujol restaurant the Fluenz way

    February 4, 2020

    Experience Mexico City’s Pujol restaurant the Fluenz way

    Only Fluenz can give you this one-of-a-kind experience at Mexico City’s Pujol restaurant. We believe that learning Spanish is not only about sitting in a classroom, it’s about exploring the city and soaking up the language. That’s why we’re determined to seek out exclusive activities that will enrich your journey. Every time we host a new ...

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  • Our Fluenz Spanish Immersion co-founder chats with Barron’s

    February 3, 2020

    Our Fluenz Spanish Immersion co-founder chats with Barron’s

    Sonia Gil, co-founder of the Fluenz Spanish Immersion, talked to Barron’s about a few of her favorite things. A worldwise entrepreneur, Sonia is an amazing teacher and a tastemaker in her own right. Her passion for learning languages drove her to create Fluenz, a leading digital language-learning platform, and then two years ago she launched “an ...

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  • Forbes: “The Fluenz Spanish Immersion is unrivaled in the world of language education”

    February 2, 2020

    Forbes: “The Fluenz Spanish Immersion is unrivaled in the world of language education”

    Every journalist that has come to our Spanish Immersions in Mexico City has left impressed, and we feel honored when they write about how amazing their Fluenz journey was. Taylor Boozan wanted to ‘salvage what was left of her hard-earned second language education, so she decided to test our program, which guarantees transformation’. Her love for travel, ...

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  • Connecting language and yoga: a key element at our Fluenz Spanish Immersions

    January 31, 2020

    Connecting language and yoga: a key element at our Fluenz Spanish Immersions

    When you combine yoga and language, you connect the mind and the body. Yoga helps us free and shape our minds, allowing us to internalize what we’re learning and helping us on the road to fluency. Our Fluenz Spanish Immersions are all about connecting—with your true self, with others, with the language. We want everyone to ...

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  • Fluenz Spanish Immersions: the most unique learning experiences

    January 30, 2020

    Fluenz Spanish Immersions: the most unique learning experiences

    Meaningful learning experiences are about real transformation. At our Fluenz Spanish Immersions we strive to make every dinner, every talk, every visit, every minute of every day truly memorable. We’re dedicated to designing the best program. It’s not only about sitting in a classroom and learning Spanish, it’s about creating the perfect environment: elite coaches, boutique ...

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  • New city, new program: Fluenz Spanish Immersions in Oaxaca

    January 29, 2020

    New city, new program: Fluenz Spanish Immersions in Oaxaca

    If you love our Fluenz Spanish Immersions in Mexico City, then you’ll be excited to know that our widely recognized Spanish program will also be hosted in Oaxaca. We’re bringing our coaches and methodology to one of Mexico’s most fascinating cities. In Oaxaca, we’re not just another Spanish school, but a full cultural immersion that seeks ...

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  • Our Fluenz Spanish Immersions help you reach the next level

    January 28, 2020

    Our Fluenz Spanish Immersions help you reach the next level

    At our Fluenz Spanish Immersions we’re obsessed with helping participants reach their next level. Spanish fluency is our goal. By week’s end, we can guarantee you’ll be amazed at your progress. What do we do differently? We create a space where coaches and participants forge extraordinary bonds, connections that spark transformation. It may not look like ...

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  • A unique way to learn Spanish: our Yoga and Spanish Journey

    January 27, 2020

    A unique way to learn Spanish: our Yoga and Spanish Journey

    If you want to learn Spanish and are looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, this is it. A little different from the Fluenz Spanish Immersion retreat, the Yoga and Spanish Journey is designed to help you reach your objectives, while opening your mind to new experiences and new connections. Teachers Adriene Mishler and Sonia Gil have curated ...

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  • Condé Nast Traveler and its thoughts on the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    January 23, 2020

    Condé Nast Traveler and its thoughts on the Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    Acclaimed travel writer Mary Holland came to our Fluenz Spanish Immersion with doubts about how much she could really learn in a week. But after seven days of one-on-one lessons and seven evenings learning outside the classroom amidst Mexico City’s historic streets, she was amazed at her progress. She described our Fluenz Spanish Immersion as ...

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  • The Spanish Immersion takes a stroll around the Roma neighborhood

    January 21, 2020

    The Spanish Immersion takes a stroll around the Roma neighborhood

    Learning Spanish is both enjoyable and rewarding. However, when you come to learn Spanish at the Fluenz Immersion—in a vibrant setting like Mexico City—it becomes an adventure. Every day is an opportunity to fine-tune your skills. Starting with our one-on-one Spanish coaching program, you can also visit every nook and cranny of this city and, ...

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  • A night at the museum: a taste of Mexican art at our Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    January 20, 2020

    A night at the museum: a taste of Mexican art at our Fluenz Spanish Immersion

    Mexico City is not only an ideal place to learn Spanish; it’s also a cultural mecca with a vast number of museums, galleries and archaeological sites. That’s why we’re so keen on creating unique experiences for our Fluenz Spanish Immersion participants. We want them to dive into the city’s treasures and get a glimpse of ...

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  • Enchantment in Oaxaca

    October 28, 2019

    Enchantment in Oaxaca

    During a recent trip to Oaxaca to scout for the newest Fluenz Spanish Immersion offering, our day began at a historical church in the center of town. Our friends from Pujol in Mexico City invited us to celebrate their sister restaurant, Criollo. And a celebration it was. We can’t wait to share more pictures from ...

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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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