Welcome to Chordie, CG!
I'm especially grateful that you're here, as I began taking classical guitar lessons several years ago, but didn't stick with it. Your post has encouraged me to revisit the fundamentals I was taught, and I only hope I can follow through with the consistent practice needed to get good at it. My teacher insisted that I start without an anchor finger (wrist above the space between the soundhole & bridge) and I found it challenging, to say the least. I think I was trying to learn too many new skills at once, and got discouraged.
Your post has me looking at learning one thing at a time, and I think I'll get along better that way. Thanks!!!
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