Experience Spanish Millennium

Language teaching done right.

In Spanish Millennium we are passionate about our language and culture and we want to share it with the world. Our tutors are native Spanish speaking professionals with extensive teaching experience. We believe in an immersive experience from the beginning so the student can start thinking in Spanish.We offer one-on-one classes in most areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn and  online classes so you can commit to learning regardless of commuting, weather or time. You will be able to have a class from the comfort of your home, on your lunch break, at your office or wherever in the world you might be. You just need a laptop, tablet or smartphone and the willingness to learn.​

If you’re searching for a language tutor for you or your kids, who can provide you with the personalized attention you deserve, look no further! We are knowledgeable private teachers with many years of experience.  We have been offering our services in one-on-one and group classes with very good results in the New York area and now also online with one-on-one, groups and workshops. Our tutors are all from Latin America and Spain and they will help you achieve your goals. For virtual classes, take advantage of the free 30 minute class before you make a decision, just contact us and we will schedule your free initial session.  If you are in the Manhattan or Brooklyn areas and want a tutor  for classes in person, you can pay for just one class before committing to a course.  Get your questions answered in our FAQs page.

Our Team


Juan-Luis Panizo

Juan-Luis is the founder and director of Spanish Millennium. He holds a degree in economics from Universidad de Lima in Peru and a masters in management from Boston College.  Juan-Luis has been in the Spanish teaching sector since 2008, teaching his language, sharing his culture and enjoying meeting new people every day. JP, as his friends call him, founded Spanish Millennium in response to the need for not only learning a language but also for learning about other cultures.

Ygor Fuentes

Ygor has multiple years of teaching experience and multiple language proficiencies, including Latin and Greek. 

Mr. Fuentes holds a Certification as a DELE examiner and as a teacher of Spanish as a second Language from Academia Cervantes.  He also holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy from The University of Zulia, Venezuela.

Ada Plascencia

Ada is a certified translator and interpreter who also holds a Bachelor degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences in International Security and Conflict Resolution from The University of Nebrija, Madrid, Spain. She also holds a paralegal degree from The University of San Diego, California.
Ada is currently an English and Spanish tutor with experience in helping students of all ages and levels, through group and one-on-one tutoring, coaching, and mentoring.

Jose Belliard

Jose is originally from the Dominican Republic but has been living in Madrid and Valencia for more than 10 years.
Jose has experience teaching Spanish, French and English to students of levels from beginners to advanced since 2004 in both NY and Europe. 
Jose holds a Bachelor of Arts in French from the State University of New York at New Palz and a BPSS New York City ESL teaching license.

Luisa Marin

Luisa has a 9-year experience as a bilingual teacher in Texas. She has served as a Spanish tutor to corporate adults in the fields of oil & gas, education and business. She is certified as a business and healthcare translator and bilingual interpreter. 

Carla Panizo

Carla is the director of Latin America Immersion trips and is also a Spanish tutor.  Carla holds a degree in economics from Universidad de Lima, Peru with a banking and business background. In addition to her undergraduate studies in Peru, she earned a Master's in Business Administration from Boston College / Hult International Business School. 

Rafael De las Heras

With over 20 years of experience teaching Spanish and English in different countries, Rafael is currently working for the British Council and for Spanish Millennium as teacher and Immersion trips host.

As a teacher, Rafael uses a student-centered approach, focusing on the learner’s individual goals. He makes use of technology and video aids to improve listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 

Rafael holds an MA in English and Spanish studies from the University of Málaga, Spain.


Montse Gil

Montse has 12 years of experience in teaching Spanish as a second language to students of all ages and levels, but mainly children and teenagers. She holds a bachelor degree in Teaching from Universidad de Cadiz, España, and a master in Psychology  of Education from Universidad de Granada, España. She has been working for DCPS in a dual language school as a Spanish teacher since 2014, working with all different grades.

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