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Summer of ARTful Dancing & more!

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BALORICO is rolling out a series of community classes this summer and we hope you find time to see what makes classes so unique when training with Eduardo & Vanessa. Summer Dance Series continues....and stay tuned for more this FALL (to be announced soon! Join us for classes and register at balorico@gmail.com or call (206) 679-7229

***REGISTER NOW ***CLASSES COMMENCE AUGUST 6th
MONDAYS @ Kenyon Hall - West Seattle 6pm Bachata Level ONE (4 week sessions)  7pm Salsa on2 Level 2 Level TWO (8 week session) 8pm RUMBA Styling for Leads & Follows (8 week session) 
TUESDAYS @ ConoceT studio- White Center 7pm Bachata Level ONE (4 week session) 8pm Private instruction (with appointment) 

THURSDAYS @ Allegro Performing Arts Academy
4:30pm Youth Ballroom Level TWO
5:30PM Youth Ballroom Level ONE



COMING UP!
Vanessa Villalobos presents new work for William Hernandez' closing gallery show of Poetic Translations: A Visceral Journey, Friday July 27th- join us!



















Forever Dances TM

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We love Summer Weddings!
Did you know BALORICO prepares committed couples for WEDDINGS and special engagement parties? We also help singles boost confidence with private instruction to ease the jitters of being called to the dance floor- preparation is key! Congratulations to Sarai & Juan, Denali & Seichiko and Carri and Mike for putting in the work and reaping the benefits of a confident and graceful Wedding First Dance! Cheers. Contact Vanessa to book your consultation or to coordinate a Wedding Dance package gift balorico@gmail.com

Summer Salsa & Bachata dance classes continue with Eduardo & Vanessa. Mondays at Kenyon Hall, West Seattle and Tuesdays at ConoceT Studio, White Center. In July, our Youth Ballroom program opens in Kent...details coming soon!

SUMMER SALSA Poetry & Contemporary Art

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Join us for a new work presented by Vanessa Villalobos, in collaborative spirit, showcasing the deeply moving imagery created by poet Christa Kaainoa, and Portland based, Peruvian painter William Hernandez' expression. The opening includes a preview of Skeletons , that touches on the "secrets" held, harnessed, and welcomed by us all, as we attempt to balance life. #baloricodance #dancepoetrypaintcollab Dancers: Hendri Walujo & Irene Shaver First Thursday ART WALK @ Gallery ArtXchange, 6pm (full work coming 7/27)

On the wood, Eduardo and Vanessa, kick off the summer  with more upcoming performances and classes in SALSA, BACHATA & AFRO LATIN MODERN classes Mondays West Seattle 7904 35th Ave SW, starts June 4th $20 DROP-IN Tuesdays White Center 9836 17th Ave SW, starts June 5th$15 DROP-IN







Ready for the Weekend !

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Tuesdays starting JUNE 5th BALORICO will offer Salsa & Bachata classes in White Center. No need for a sitter, bring the kiddos. This Memorial Weekend,  BALORICO DANCEwill be performing atLatino Night on Saturday 5/26 and on Sunday at theNW Folklife Festival on Sunday 5/27. Enjoy a FREE family lesson in Cumbia, Tibiri, Bachata & Vals as we feature popular dances of the D.F. in Mexico as part of Echoes de Aztlan. Thank youto those that came out to support our presentation of CURATE,  an original Salsa piece choreographed by Eduardo Aguirre & Vanessa Villalobos, for the 7th Anniversary All Vynl Salsa celebration hosted by DJ El Travieso.
Please note, YES CLASSES ARE RUNNING this Monday 5/28 at Kenyon Hall and our new Summer Series begins MONDAY JUNE 4TH - REGISTER NOW!






Summer Series & Performances

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Whats coming up!
Vanessa & Eduardo perform Saturday May 19th for the AVS Vynl Night 7th year anniversary - join us!

BALORICO will be instructing & performing popular dances from Mexico as well as our Wedding Party dances as part of the Echoes de Aztlan programming at Folklife on Sunday May 27th - come take class with the family.

Summer Dance Series begins Monday June 4th- Register today for the June-July series
MONDAYS @ Kenyon Hall- West Seattle 6pm Salsa on2 Level 1 (4 week sessions)  7pm Salsa on2 Level 2 (8 week session)  8pm Afro Latin Modern (8 week session) 
TUESDAYS @ ConoceT studio- White Center 6pm Salsa on 2 Level 1 (May-June) 7pm Bachata Level 1 (June) 8pm Private instruction (with appointment) 






Train w. V & Ed Mondays

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Spring class series  Join Vanessa & Eduardo for 8 weeks of training in traditional Bachata & Ballroom Cha Cha Cha, Salsa on 2 and Afro Latin Modern. Email balorico@gmail.com or call (206) 679-7229 to register.....a bailer! (Busy? You can join the series up until the 3rd class with instructor permission)

See results this Spring

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WITH TIME & DEDICATION, DANCE DREAMS MANIFEST

Preparing for a special event? Get started with private dance lessons to accelerate your learning or delve into a class. Monday March 26th ENJOY a 2-for-1 class pass for you and a buddy or treat yourself to 2 hours of dance training Monday nights. Mention "the B blog" Announcement:
New Classes coming up in APRIL...BACHATA and Cha Cha Cha at 6pm will be the focus of the Ballroom Latin series. Practice the traditional Bachata style and learn how to fuse "sexy" with traditional Bachata. We also incorporate Cha Cha Cha to help expand your sensibility to timing and musicality. The goal is for dancers NOT to clear the floor when out social dancing. 


At 7pm I'm excited to announce this Spring, E. Mayimbe , Salsa Latin Champion dancer and choreographer, joins the Balorico SALSA ON 2 class in April.  As for our AFRO LATIN MODERNseries at 8pm, the class has accomplished much with learning to use the floor as a partner and th…