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Salsa, Bachata & Ballroom Dance Lessons

FALL SESSION begins

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We are so excited to positively land into the Fall Season. Take a look at our class offerings here  and sign up for and upcoming dance series. BALORICO at VIVA ARTS STUDIO classes Monday September 6th - Beginner Salsa on2 at 7pm & Bachata Bliss at 8pm  Wednesday September 8th -  Experienced Salseros join our NEW 7 week series at 8pm & for the Late Night Crew with tons of energy sign up for our Beginner Salsa on2 class at 9:15pm starting October 6th (Not to mention it is easier to cross that West Seattle bridge from coming from up North.) Unapologetic ladies please come forward for this soul-lifting 90 minute groove class to bold beats.  Thursday September 9th join us for our  Ladies Styling Workshop : Latin House .  These monthly intensives are created to help "follows" broaden their dancer style when dancing Latin and freestyle movement. Multiple dates listed.  Fridays nights are fun social dance bootcamp nights, perfect for new dancers looking to connect with mor

Bachata & Salsa on2 West Seattle - Sept 6th Fall Session

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  Bring a dance partner or get connected with one of your classmates. $20 Drop in permitted with advance registration (by Saturday 8/21 midnight)using the links on our classes & workshops page . Bachata Mondays will focus on combination work. Learn it and use it at your next social gathering. NEW FALL SESSION begins September 6th. BEGINNER SALSA on2 also continues Mondays at 7pm,  NEW FALL SESSION begins September 6th  and Wednesday late nights at 9:15pm, NEW FALL SESSION begins September 8th. Both 45 minute classes will get your feet in order and launch you into this fun hobby we can't get enough of...Mambo/New York style Salsa! Experienced Salseros , join us Wednesday at 8pm  for our Advanced Beginner Drills class, NEW FALL 8 CLASS SESSION begins September 8th. A full hour of on2 technique, spinning and partner work fundamentals. Hammers, copas, inside/outside turns...master the fundamentals and feel confident picking up combinations at any NW social or from any NW instruct

August classes & OPEN HOUSE

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Sign up for classes on eventbrite. Classes begin August 9th Bring out the beautiful you in our upcoming Ladies Styling special workshop, Thursday August 12th. See details here. Get to know all about Viva Arts & BALORICO classes at our  Open House set for Saturday July 24th, 1pm outside the studio.  Enjoy food, beer garden, youth activities, demonstrations, meet the Teachers and enjoy free community classes outdoor.   

West Seattle Salsa & Bachata

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  Dance Training is in full swing with West Seattle's hotspot for Salsa on2 & Bachata dance training. Check out the July schedule. New classes begin Monday July 5th with Beginner Salsa on2,  Wednesday July 7th with Advanced Beginner Salsa and  Monday July 12th we start a new Bachata Sensual series focus (B.Y.O.P.). Save the date Saturday July 24th for a fun, family friendly Open House on the Viva Arts ’ neighborhood block. BALORICO will be onstage 2:25pm -2:55pm for  Latin dancing for the whole family, outdoor free lessons, Brazilian martial arts, live music, performances, food, drinks, and an opportunity to celebrate persisting through and surviving the pandemic together. Sign up for our workshops and Fall classes.  WEST SEATTLE'S LATIN DANCE COMMUNITY WELCOMES YOU - come meet the dancing locals.

Cinco de Mayo + NEW CLASSES

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Its Cinco de Mayo and all month long we celebrate the contributions of Latin Musicians and Dancers. New classes begin at Viva Arts Studio in West Seattle. Check out our Bachata Bliss Mondays 8pm and our Advanced Beginner Salsa on2 class for a challenge, Wednesdays at 8pm. Pre-register early for June classes. Our Beginner Salsa on2 class is now CONFIRMED to run Mondays 7pm-7:45pm. Sign up here . Recently, BALORICO had the honor to be a part of this year's Africa Fashion Week Seattle Casting Call and helped select the beautiful talent that will showcase all the brilliance and art reflective of Africa. See you Saturday in Redmond for the show! Later this month, stay tuned for workshop information to help our Quinceaneras better prepare for those Baile Sorpresas....Summer is close - a BAILAR!  

April Dancing into Spring

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Engagements are not only fun but they are the centerpiece of what becomes fun planning of that First Wedding Dance.  Call 206 679-7229 for a complimentary consultation.  4 week Spring classes  starting April 5th - sign up for a class here .  Beginner Salsa on2 - Mondays 6:30pm Spinning Technique for dancers - Wednesdays 6:30pm Advanced Beginner Salsa on2 - Wednesdays 8pm  Ladies Styling class - Thursdays 7pm Latin Lunch (low impact/get your body & mind activated) - Fridays 12:15pm Inquire about non-profit group rates. We honor the legendary Tejana MegaStar SELENA during the month of April and hope you will participate in some family fun at the virtual Bidi Bidi Bom Bash festival. Make your Selena inspired bustier, paint something unique guided by local Latinx artists or jump into a BAILE ESTA CUMBIA dance with Vanessa on Friday April 30th for the closing event. Lastly, we are happy to announce the return of in-person classes in May. Join us on social media for more details

It's Time - Spring Training !

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  All things develop in the Spring , so build on this natural energy and dive into Latin Dance Training -ONLINE, for now! Build up your stamina, develop confidence, you become a dancer when you learn to move with and through the music. GO FOR IT. Monday nights we restart Bachata Bliss at 8pm- no partner is ever needed. Wednesday nights , experienced Salsa dancers train at 7pm, Beginner Salsa dancers train at 8pm with cardio drills and great body movement sequences to motivate you. Thursday nights , we continue our custom Ladies Latin Styling class - this is a mix of Latin Pop, Mambo and Bachata music showing dancers all the different ways to walk, pivot, hip roll, turn, spin and approach Latin dancing with coordinated movement of the limbs. There is a technique to the magic of looking your best on the dance floor. All dancers welcome.  Private instruction is available weekends by appointment and with prepayment. You can accomplish a lot virtually right out of your own home. Contac