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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…
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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…
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Gift Certificates

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…
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Prices

Group Class Prices Unlimited Monthly Membership - $135 Annual Unlimited - $1200 good for any adult classes, except performance and pre-performance group classes Argentine tango Level 1 (8-week series) - $125 includes 8 classes and 8 practice sessions Level 2 and up (4-week series) - $60 Ballroom Level 1 (8-week series) - $125 includes 8…
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Dancewear

Come prepared for classes! Order your dress-code items online, or call our storefront 1-877-632-6234 M-F 9:00 am-5:00 pm PST.
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The Many Benefits of Partner Dancing

One time out partner dancing for the weekend will tell anyone that it is good for you.  But aside from the obvious benefit of exercise, what are the specifics of the benefits reaped while social dancing such as Argentine Tango and Salsa? Expression: In addition to the physical benefits of dancing, Tango and Salsa are both…
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Dance Your Way to Fitness!

Dance Your Way to Fitness! by Natasha Maltseva on 08/17/15 Lavida Studio in Bellevue has some wonderful class offerings to not only get your groove on, but will also get you incredibly fit while doing so! Dance as a way to fitness has been around as long as, well… dance! The wonderful thing about dance…
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The Benefits of Regular Dance Classes for Your Child

The Benefits of Regular Dance Classes for Your Child by Natasha Maltseva on 07/20/15 The many benefits of regular dance classes for your child are endless: physical, social, educational, and self-esteem pluses abound. A wonderful alternative to team sports that may not do it for your child, dance classes allow your child to burn some…
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Eastside Salsa at the Kirkland Marina

by Natasha Maltseva on 07/20/15 Hot August nights, the romance and beauty of the lake, those deep, smoldering looks into your partners’ eyes, and the rhythmic timing and passion of salsa are all calling you next month! If you have always wanted to venture out and experience the passion and fun of Salsa, don’t hold…
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Summer is Almost Here! Classes and Events at LaVida Studio

Summer is Almost Here! Classes and Events at LaVida Studio by Natasha Maltseva on 05/15/15 We have always loved the opportunities for kicking back with my kids over the summer months, taking a break from the regular school year schedule. But too much free time and kids start to get bored and parents go a…
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The History and Origins of Salsa

by Natasha Maltseva on 04/17/15 Understanding the origins of salsa is as complex as the dance and variety of dance styles themselves. Although the term “salsa” was originally coined in NY, most believe the dance and music style to have originated in Cuba and came to the US, specifically New York as Cubans were fleeing…
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Benefits of Dance Classes for Your Child

by Natasha Maltseva on 03/12/15 Most of us know at a basic level that dance, art, and music are good things to expose our children to.  However in this society where so much emphasis is placed on sports participation for kids, all too often, parents can tend to feel that in light of a families’…
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Three Opportunities to Tango! by Natasha Maltseva on 02/12/15 In addition to the great variety dance and yoga class offerings, at LaVida, we provide all kinds of great opportunities to get out and put your dance skills to use. After all, what is the use of learning great new dance moves without fun outlets to…
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A New Year and New Opportunities for Mommy & Me

by Natasha Maltseva on 02/12/15 Along with the New Year every January in Seattle comes the long, gray, wet months of winter. Not only is it a great time to put those New Years’ resolutions into play, and also to take advantage of the rainy yuck outside so that kids and parents can get some…
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Three Opportunities to Tango!

by Natasha Maltseva on 02/12/15 In addition to the great variety dance and yoga class offerings, at LaVida, we provide all kinds of great opportunities to get out and put your dance skills to use. After all, what is the use of learning great new dance moves without fun outlets to show off and improve…
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Dance Your Way into the New Year

by Natasha Maltseva on 12/19/14 For many people, the New Year is about starting fresh with new beginnings and resolutions.  Many people include health and fitness goals as a part of their N ew Year resolutions.  Well, what a better way to get fit and healthy in the New Year than a dance class?  Dance…
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