Register for Classes

Spring into Summer Dance series

Mondays at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW, Seattle, Wa. 98126

Dates: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31 (no class Memorial Day or 4th of July Monday)

Since we love seeing the connections made via dance and its various styles and forms. All registrants will have 1 different class that they can choose from (Ballroom, Hip Hop or Salsa) before the end of the series. We want you to broaden your learning!  Its all related, find the connection.

Price: $120 Adults (8 classes), $90 Youth ages 7+ (8 classes)
Limited work/study scholarships available to qualifying families: contact balorico@gmail.com and please put Scholarship request in the subject line.

Classes:
BEST OF BALLROOM DANCING @ 6pm
Learn the art of partner dance, practice what you know and learn how to connect on the dance floor with the language of dance. American Smooth & Rhythm dances are covered in this class working from a Bronze and Silver syllabi of steps, turns and social dance patterns.We will focus on the Swing, Tango, Waltz and Disco/Hustle, Mambo.

Level: Novice beginner (no experience) to Advanced Beginner (some experience). Teens welcome with parent/guardian permission.

SALSA ON2 & BACHATA @ 7pm
Vanessa continues offering this open-level class, that is beginner-friendly, as an avenue for dancers of all levels to embrace the waning and waxing "curves" of dancing New York style Mambo/Salsa On 2. She is an active performer, applying technique to stage practice, and has a love of teaching and sharing in curious dancers' journey of learning to express corporal movement to the heartbeat of the music. Musicality,  footwork, spinning technique, lead/follow interaction and fundamental partner work is covered. **Also look for joint BALORICO/E.MAYIMBE classes in the community- Sat. May 20th, 3-5pm is the next class at Compfit Studio.

Hip Hop/Dancehall  and Afro Latin Jazz@8pm
The urban sounds of our Hip Hop culture not only move us in the gym, in the car, at parties, but the sounds and beats are constructed to affect your pulse, infused from a PanAfrican cultural influence of old school, new school and urban flavor reflective of the great music and beat engineers. Chris breaks down beats, movement vocabulary and sticatto/legato movement in a way that will make even the mommas want to get down. Boost your week with this evening power boost with recording artist/choreographer/dancer/composer Chris LaVaughn. The last class of the month, Vanessa will lead an AfroLatin Jazz class that weave what you've learned into a contemporary fusion class to help you connect all the components using full corporal movement tied to Modern dance concepts of weight, space and time.


Kids & Families:
YOUTH LATIN @ 5pm 
Sign up to get your little ones moving to the best of Latin Music sounds.
Caregivers with little ones are welcome to take this class as a family, or you can sign up your child (ages 7 and up) to delve into the world of *MERENGUE * SALSA * RUMBA &  *TANGO.
This 7-week multi-generational course is 45 minutes in length and allows for parents/caregivers to ask questions and offers some open-play time following class. Vanessa is a trained senior level teaching artist with 10+ years of experience in teaching elementary/middle/high school students.  She's excited to bring back this fun and engaging class. FALL PROGRAM registration begins July 1st. Please contact balorico@gmail, with Youth Latin registration in the subject line.



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