About Us


Habla is a Spanish Language school and cultural center in Merida, Mexico, committed to connecting people across languages and cultures. At the core of Habla is a group of dedicated educators eager to share their knowledge and passions with the ever-growing Habla community.

Our Team


Marimar Patrón Vázquez

Habla Co-Founder and Director



Kurt Wootton

Habla Co-Founder and Director



Ana María Flota

Administrative Coord.



Tommaso de Silvestri

Creative Director



Isadora Medina

Administrative Coord.



Alejo Medina

Programs Coord. & Professor



Yazmín Conejo

Programs Coord. and Professor



Aketzali Chacón

English Program Coord.



Lee Ceh

Social Media Coord. & Professor



Allison Russell

Community Events Coord.



Agatha Fukushima

Spanish Professor



Diane Grondin

English Professor



María Fernanda Bolívar

Spanish Professor



Regina Pacho Correa

English Professor



Lucero Mendizábal

Spanish Professor



Andrea Lorenzana

Spanish Professor



Briana Martin

English Professor



Valentina Orduña

English & Spanish Professor



Rodrigo del Río

Spanish Teacher



Karla Chalé Can

Cooking & Maintenance



José Olegario Cetz

Grounds & Maintenance




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