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

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

Spanish Professor



Agatha Fukushima

Spanish Professor



Diane Grondin

English Professor



Lucero Mendizábal

Spanish Professor



Andrea Lorenzana

Spanish Professor



Briana Martin

English Professor



Valentina Orduña

English & Spanish Professor



Rodrigo del Río

Spanish Teacher



José Olegario Cetz

Grounds & Maintenance



Karla Chalé Can

Cooking & Maintenance




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