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Salsa, Bachata & Ballroom Dance Lessons

A DANCE New Year's wish

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Feeling blessed and full of light and love, we wish you a dance-filled New Year's Eve!  No matter the darkness, we learn to be the light with our steps, our breath, our perseverance and our vibin' community. (Don't forget to celebrate all the accomplishments that led you to our today-cheers!) We will see you in 2022 for our New Year classes : Beginner Salsa on2 & Bachata Bliss starting Monday January 10th . (Returning students, register using Venmo) and  Salsa on2 Level II for intermediate dancers  Wednesday January 12th.  Thank you so much for making it through with us this survival 2021 year and for your meaningful referrals- xoxo Photography: Bruce Clayton Tom Diana Bohn Samba, DancePowered & BALORICO 2022 Save the date: Thursday January 27th for our upcoming 90 minute   Ladies Styling Workshop spotlighting Cha Cha Cha & Latin House rhythms , 8:30pm check-in, class begins at 8:45pm, reserve your ticket  here .  (All public health guidelines are enforced fo

Cool and Hot=Dance

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BALORICO welcomes you to Viva Arts - a place to train in Salsa, Bachata and Ballroom Dances. Sign up for New Year classes starting January 5th and January 10th ! Stay motivated. Besides our ongoing classes  offered  we continue to deliver Ballroom Dance lessons to private clients that include Wedding First Dance preparation and Salsa & Bachata dance coaching weekly. Boost your mood this cooler season with a private lesson. Your body will let you know where to go from there ;) Look out for our soon-to-be announced Forever Dances virtual workshop. For the fitness-minded ladies, join us for  Thursday night Ladies Styling rhythms  classes where each 90 minute workshop is dedicated to exploring a brand new Latin Rhythm that helps feed your freestyle toolkit. The next session is  Cha Cha Cha & Latin House  on January 27th. Intermediate level dancers welcome.  BALORICO hosts fun BOOTCAMP mini-lessons + guided practicas Friday nights  7pm-8:30pm at Viva Arts. Health & Wellness n

FALL Sessions

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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 November 8th - Beginner Salsa on2 at 7pm & Bachata Bliss at 8pm  Wednesday November 3rd -  Experienced Salseros join our 4 week series at 8pm & for the Late Night Crew, with tons of energy, sign up for our Beginner Salsa on2 class at 9:15pm. (The bonus of this later time is it is easier to cross that West Seattle bridge when coming from North.) Unapologetic ladies please come forward for this soul-lifting 90 minute groove class to bold beats.  Thursday November 4th join us for our   Ladies Styling Workshop : Latin Jazz at 8:45pm.  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 mo

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!