A 2016 study found that aerobic exercise not only prevents the brain shrinkage and cognitive decline associated with aging, it reverses it. But the term “aerobic” applies to a broad range of exercises — running, swimming, playing sports, putting time in on the elliptical machine — anything that gets your heart pumping. So, which…Read more
LaVida Dance Studio is Moving to Kirkland!
LaVida Dance Studio is moving to Kirkland! Learn more about our new and improved studio and the classes we will be offering.
Need An Event Space This Fall? Rent Our Venue!
If you currently dance with LaVida Dance Studio you probably know and love our space. Our studio is equipped with a wide variety of features for dance classes, performances, and events of all kinds. This space can also be rented for events and parties and is available this fall and winter. If you are looking…Read more
5 After School Dance Classes For Children To Try This Fall
Fall is right around the corner, and that means school will be back in session soon. Many parents are currently making back to school shopping lists and navigating the balancing act of their children’s extracurricular schedules. If you’re looking for some fun and enriching after school activities for your child this year, dance classes may…Read more
What’s New At LaVida Studios This Summer
Dance into summer with LaVida! From beginner bootcamps to outdoor dance parties, join us for a great summer on the dance floor.
Do You Wanna Bachata?
by Natasha Maltseva on 04/11/17 LaVida Dance Studio is proud to add Bachata to our list of dance styles. A social dance that originated in the Dominican Republic and is now danced globally, Bachata is a fun and exciting dance for dancers of all levels. We don’t require a partner or any previous experience for…Read more
Five Dance Styles From Around the World You Can Learn At LaVida
by Natasha Maltseva on 03/09/17 At LaVida Dance Studio, we experience song and dance from a few continents every day. From Argentine Tango to Zouk, our team teaches a number of different dance classes with roots in a number of different languages and cultures. Whether you’re a ballroom dancing expert or you want to learn…Read more
Get Your Son Some Dancing Shoes: 5 Reasons Boys Should Dance Too
by Natasha Maltseva on 02/15/17 When it comes to dance classes, many parents only think of them for their daughters. Dance, however, isn’t only for little girls in pink tutus; it's a great activity that builds strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, and confidence for kids and adults of all ages. Even if your son isn’t usually…Read more
Dance Into the New Year: 6 Reason to Start Dancing in 2019
Whether you're a new empty nester who hasn’t had free time in 18 years, or someone with a 60-hour work week whose resolution is to take a little time for yourself next year, dancing is a great way to stay healthy and active. For beginners and seasoned veterans alike, dancing is great cardio activity that…Read more
Tips for Keeping Your Kids Active During Winter Months
by Natasha Maltseva on 12/06/16 Winter is coming, and kids – like adults – can fall into the trap of simply hunkering down inside and never getting any physical activity. Not only is this not a healthy way to live, but you may want your kids to get out and do something just to burn…Read more
Every Wednesday 6:30pm
Absolute Beginner Adult Ballroom & Latin Level 1 A general introduction to social partner dancing, partnering skills and basic steps of the following dances: Foxtrot, Swing, Waltz and Cha-cha. These are fun, romantic, sexy and practical dances to learn for various dancing opportunities such as weddings, private parties, cruises and corporate events. $125 (8 classes…Read more
School Season Sept 6 – May 27:
Pre-Ballroom & Modern (ages 6-8) Wednesdays 5:30pm Hip-Hop (ages 6-8) Mondays 4:30pm Wednesdays 4:30pm Ballroom/Latin (ages 8-12) Tuesdays 4:30pm Thursdays 4:30pm Pop Culture (ages 8-16) Tuesdays 5:30pm Thursdays 5:30pm Hip-Hop (ages 8-16) Mondays 5:30pm Wednesdays 5:30pmRead more
Twinkle Star Dance Program:
LaVida Studio is the only studio in the area to offer the award-winning Twinkle Star Dance Curriculum for preschoolers. In this program, students are introduced to ballet, jazz and ballroom dance. Ages 3-5 Saturdays at 9:45am Ages 5-7 Saturdays at 11:30amRead more
WEST COAST SWING SOCIAL
WC SWING DANCE SOCIAL Every 2nd and 3rd Friday of the month Do you enjoy music like blues and alternative rock? Come mingle and dance with West Coast Swing dancers at our monthly social! 7:30pm - 8:30pm Introduction to WC Swing drop-in class (perfect for those who want to try West Coast Swing) 8:30pm -…Read more
SALSA LAVIDA DANCE PARTY
LATIN DANCE SOCIAL Join us for our monthly Salsa dance party! There is tons of great Salsa and Bachata music by DJ Yambu. Everyone is welcome, so do invite friends! 7:30pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Salsa drop-in class (perfect for those who want to try salsa) 8:30pm - 11:00pm Dance Social Party Entrance: $7 party;…Read more
ARGENTINE TANGO PRACTICE Practice makes perfect. It takes time to embody what you have learned in your Argentine Tango classes, so why not help yourself absorb it all by coming to our Tango Practica? Weekly attendance is the guaranteed road towards rapid progress. 8:30pm - 10:30pm Practice Social Dance Entrance: $5Read more
ARGENTINE TANGO SOCIAL Come dance, mingle, and socialize! Experience the dance night of Buenos Aires. Milonga LaVida is a social Argentine Tango dance night open to the public. 8:00pm- 8:30pm FREE Introduction to Tango class 8:30pm - 9:30pm Social Dancing to Alternative Tango-Nuevo Music 9:30pm - 12:30am Social Dancing to Traditional Tango Music Entrance: $10…Read more
The perfect gift for someone looking to try out a new dance class! The LaVida Gift Certificate can be purchased for any amount, that you recipient can apply toward any purchase the the studio (tuition for group classes or private lessons, merchandise, uniform, tickets to events and etc.) It is easy and fast to get…Read more
Private Lessons (Youth)
Private lessons with the knowledgeable, patient and professional instructors at LaVida are the most effective way to improve your child’s dancing. Whether you want personal inspiration from a pro, or closer correction to the detail of the movement - our instructors have a rich history of memorable performances, competition titles, TV appearances, and top-level knowledge…Read more