SUMMER SALSA Poetry & Contemporary Art

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 !

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

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

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 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


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…

March Dance Madness

This Friday BALORICO Dance performs at Seattle Repertory Theatre and presents Tango Fusion for Thriving Artists' benefit party. Enjoy our new piece "With partner dancing there are some expectations..." that challenges the absurdity of needing a dance partner to execute beautiful partner work on the dance floor.....NEW DANCERS: During March Madness, enjoy a $15 drop in rate for all group classes.        SAVE THE DATE: Monday March 5th  guest instructor E.Mayimbe, Latin World Salsa Champion joins the Salsa on 2 class to demonstrate the art of leading & following. Don't miss this opportunity to practice dancing Salsa on 2! (Drop in $20)
As for our upcoming Spring classes coming up, the new series begins April 2nd including a 6pm Ballroom Latin class focuses on the Rumba, traditional Bachata and Cha Cha Cha rhythms. At 7pm you can practice dancing Salsa on 2 emphasizing developing better timing, feeling the clave and learning the basic foundation of this dynamic dance…

Spice things up with Dance Lessons!

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Stay tuned for a BALORICO performance inspired by the dramatic essence and energy of the TANGO embrace, March 2nd, 8pm at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. BALORICO will be dancing to help support the amazing Latina-directed Thriving Artist collective. SAVE THE DATE and bring a date!

Mondays at Kenyon Hall continue with Ballroom Dancing at 6pm, Salsa at 7pm & Afro Latin Modern at 8pm.