Just in time for the Holidays, build a nice repertoire of dance with your little ones, tween or teen and share the dances at your next holiday dance party. We'll learn some Swing, Foxtrot, Merengue and other holiday dances. All Families are welcome. Winter Family Ballroom Dance Series (schedule update) Nov. 7th- Dec. 12th. 5pm-6pm. Sign up now by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org - only 6 classes.
Wedding Cheers! If you have not seen this Italian style wedding dedication dance-see it now for inspiration....what a special, sexy, artful and unique way to say I DO. Congratulations to our Winter wedding couples Terry & Mikhaila, Bridgid & Arya, Carmen & Bruce and Elena & Joaquin-- best wishes and salud!
Special event: B A L O R I C O presents Salsa workshops and performances at the Kushner Museum in Puyallup. Visit our event page for more info. (free & family friendly event)
After an eventful summer of performances, teaching and community activation, BALORICO & E.Mayimbe are excited to represent Seattle in Portland for Lines Dance Academy's very special anniversary celebration.
B A L O R I C O' s Fall Dance session begins Monday 9/12 at Kenyon Hall - REGISTER NOW
Next Week: Fall series: Sept. 12th - Nov. 7th (no class 10/17) 6pm Latin Dance Fundamentals. Learn the dances that make Latin dancing exciting, dynamic and fun! Salsa/Mambo, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha. 7pm Salsa on 2 Drill what you know and scale up your technique. (Beginner-Int. level coming) 8pm AfroLatin Jazz **NEW CLASS (Beginner level)
9pm Ballroom & Latin Dance Practica. Open studio time catered for serious dancers looking got practice more. Perfect moves, meet other dancers and receive semi-private coaching (open to all levels) with Vanessa. Photo credit: La Cutie Photography & Mambo Pica Pica
The bells are ringing for Summer Weddings and its been a blast getting all my engaged couples ready for their first public display of coordinated Right and Left feet mastery, known as the Wedding First Dance. great tips here for those of you contemplating going the extra mile to learn some fun dance choreography. I love being a part of the process of helping duets enhance their communication by way of partner dancing. SAVE THE DATE for our upcoming Fall Open House Monday September 5th at Kenyon Hall--Waltz, Rumba, Salsa, Tango, Swing, AfroPeruvian Latin Jazz, Conditioning for Women and a taste of our monthly Clave & Musicality workshop for Salsa addicts --I'm excited for Fall and hope you are too! Register at email@example.com for our open house.
....from Performance art, new generation grafitti/visual art, herbal healing workshops rooted in ancient Incan and Mayan practices, igniting poetry, theatrical readings by next generation Latino actors and my favorite a dance theatre homage to the mother of AfroPeruvian culture-Victoria Santa Cruz. Don't miss-be inspired!
B A L O R I C O classes continue through August. Stay tuned to our event page, for some fun performances and community dance events where you can catch us. Drop in Mondays to say hi!
Live more, dance!
Friday July 29th-All families are welcome this weekend to visit the Seattle Latin Brazilian & Carribbean Festival. (Kids are welcome until 10pm-free event) B A L O R I C O will be leading a fun dance party to the live sounds of Latin Band Tumbao at 11pm so bring your dance shoes! Then Sunday catch us performing at Pica Pica in Capital Hill for those that can't get enough of Salsa on Alki :)
Next week, August classes continue in Ballroom, Salsa & AfroPeruvian dance. We had a great time at our July Meetup dancing to the sounds of Sambas, Salsas and Cumbias- thanks to those that ventured out to try out your moves.
Get ready- be prepared - it's never too late to begin dancing!
Join in the fun this summer and be ready for all the great summer dance outings and special events you will be attending! B A L O R I C O offers weekly dance lessons and private instruction for all levels of dancers. Our Summer Dance Series takes place at West Seattle's Kenyon Hall as we dance for fitness, expression and to boost confidence for getting on the dance floor!
At 6pm practice Ballroom Rumba, Swing, Tango, Foxtrot and Waltz. If you love Latin Rhythms- our 7pm class will feature all popular Latin Rhythms including Salsa, Bachata& Samba. Practice your moves, learn new patterns, here in West Seattle. For an energy boost, at 8pm we dance AfroPeruvian dances such as the Festejo, Lando & Zamacueca. You will increase your stretching, build cardio endurance and for the ladies, you will practice owning that fierce feminine power that is ready to be shared and expressed via movements rooted in the pelvis, torso and legs...try FESTEJO ("fest-eh-hoe"), a Peruvian cultural dance that literally means to celebrate/to party and that is part of the African heritage of Peruvians world-wide. Register now, drop-ins welcome $20/p, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for custom classes and Wedding Dance preparation.