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Salsa Hip Hop and Steelpan in May

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This summer inter-relate all your favorite dance forms to cultivate deeper physical expression with your dancing. Weather you enjoy Kizomba, Bachata, Salsa or Zouk, HOW you relate to and interpret the music is a skill to continue cultivating. In our Salsa and Hip Hop/Dancehall/AfroLatin Jazz classes, performing YOU is key!  Drop in from 7-9pm for $25 or sign up for the series!  Register via Venmo (look for Balorico) or write to balorico@gmail.com. FOLKLIFE PERFORMANCE Sunday May 28th, Mural Amphitheater
Balorico will present a new piece set on the Seattle Women's' Steelpan Groupinspired by the African spirit of OYA and the strong beautiful women of the group. Composer Ann Reynolds has created a unique arrangement of Songo Borracho for steelpan, plus a surprise group of amazing percussionists will be adding a touch of Afro Peruvian rhythms to the concert - excited!  Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

Show your generosity today with BIG GIVE

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Today the Seattle Foundation celebrates philanthropy by encouraging YOU to give to the causes you feel the most passionate about. La Sala is one organization I support with time and resources. Here is a peak at how our local LATINX artists are making a difference in our community. Check out La Cocina, an art pop-up exhibition, produced by La Sala. Wherever there is art - there will be dancing, inclusion, tolerance and space for creativity! Support here today.

May 1st Community Dance Day - PREVIEW

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The flowers are blooming and so is your energy. Come try on a new pair of dancing shoes on Monday May 1st, 5:30-9pm, only $5 for an evening of non-stop dancing. Location: 7904 35th Ave SW, 98126. No experience or partner needed. Schedule starts with Youth Latin at 5:30pm with a special focus on stepping for rhythm and coordination with Kiara Hall. Ongoing Ballroom & Salsa On 2 training with Vanessa continues. New this summer, we also have Hip Hop & Dancehall with recording artist/dancer Chris LaVaughn for ongoing 8pm. (**Monday May 1st he will teach 8:30-9pm) Register now for the new dance series starting May 8th, $120 adults, $90 Youth. Email balorico@gmail.com or call (206) 679-7229. Across Washington: My dance partner, E.Mayimbe, and I will be sharing performance, master classes and community building activities to new communities across Washington. Stay informed via social media and join our monthly joint class offering Rumba/SalsaOn2 now offered at CompFit Studio in the U…

READY TO DANCE - Mondays West Seattle

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This Monday March 6th, activate your work week with dancing! Our Spring Dance series includes 8 sessions of Ballroom Dancing (6pm), Salsa on2 partner work & spinning (7pm) and AfroLatin Jazz (8pm). Sign up at balorico@gmail.com.Beginner-friendly classes for all and adaptable level-based challenges for more experienced dancers. Now is the time to train and be ready for a fun summer of dancing. 10% off for 2nd/3rd courses.

Mark your calendars for a destination Portland salsa weekend, Sept. 7-9, as E.Mayimbe and BALORICO represent Seattle at the East Meets West Portland Salsa Festival. (Professional shows, great guest DJ's, hotel stay and 3 nights of non-stop dancing in relaxing downtown Portland. For tickets, contact Vanessa)
...Also, Thursday March 23rd, for those wanting to delve in a little deeper with supporting Latino artists of the Northwest, La Sala'sBESOS(kisses) Not Wallsevent includes a lovely evening of live music, art making and community building.

Building Dance Audiences

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Share more dance in your community!




Celebrate MLK with DANCE Jan 16th

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., B A L O R I C O is offering FREE DANCE CLASSES on Monday January 16th, from 6p-8pm. 
Come celebrate the values and vision of believing and building up community, with a little sweat and spirit. Thank you for all the work you do to benefit others in your own spaces.


ALL are welcome. Just show up!

Schedule:
Ballroom Dancing, 6pm
Bachata, 6:45pm
Salsa, 7:15pm

Photo from MILAGROS Dance/Art exhibition 
"Politics- a reflection" - artist Chris LaVaughn 


Time to SHINE

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NEW YEAR 2017     Participate in Ballroom Dancing, Salsa and Afro Latin Jazz.  Register today balorico@gmail.com or sign up at the door for the Winter Dance series runs Mondays, Jan. 9 - March 27th. Thank you all for what you do for the community and how you pay it back with self-care, generosity and love. Expose the beauty of you on the dance floor.  Ashe!